American Sphinx Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Joseph Ellis
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Jefferson's nail-making laborer's are compared to what author's characters?
(a) Emily Dickinson.
(b) Charles Dickens.
(c) Charles Manson.
(d) Jane Seymour.

2. Why is it difficult for Patsy to love her husband?
(a) He is never home.
(b) She does not know how to love.
(c) He is mentally unstable.
(d) He is the father of his slave's children.

3. What is the end result of this planting?
(a) Plentiful fields.
(b) The purchasing of more slaves to harvest the crop.
(c) Failure.
(d) A successful harvest.

4. What do both Franklin Roosevelt and Herbert Hoover claim about Jefferson?
(a) His opinion of the women's rights movement.
(b) His ideals in their very different ways of handling the Depression.
(c) His ideals in their very different opinions of prohibition.
(d) His views of isolationism.

5. On what are several of Jefferson's arguments based?
(a) Untruths.
(b) Truths.
(c) Historical facts.
(d) The history of monarchies.

Short Answer Questions

1. With whom does Jefferson exchange a series of passionate love letters?

2. Who is probably the most beloved and admired of American presidents?

3. What is the nickname Ellis gives for Sally Hemings?

4. With whom did Jefferson engage in vile public clashes?

5. What is Jefferson's most liquid asset?

(see the answer key)

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