America is in the Heart Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Carlos begin drinking and roaming around the West Coast?

2. Who returns to the family and helps make the next loan payment?

3. What happens to all of the family's animals and land?

4. Where is Carlos when he is arrested and put in jail?

5. Which of the following does not accurately describe Marian's life?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens to Carlos as he tries to help the girl who is being assaulted?

2. What do Felix, Nick and Carlos decide they must work on to improve?

3. Why do the striking workers organize their own patrols?

4. What event makes Carlos' desire to be a doctor more concrete for him?

5. What does Carlos do with the money he earns?

6. Why are many different people arriving in the city, Linagayen, as Carlos arrives there?

7. Why does Carlos leave the homeless shelter?

8. Why are the characters so rushed to finish the harvest?

9. Why does the family have to close the store that Luciano and Carlos opened?

10. Why is Jose arrested?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay distinguishing between Carlos and his brothers as immigrants. Use specific examples from the novel to support your writing.

Essay Topic 2

Formulate a plan for Carlos in an essay to continue living his life and battling the prejudices he faces now that his brothers have left for military service.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay about how illness and a time frame on life affect Carlos. Use specific examples from the text to support your answer.

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