An American Hero: The True Story of Charles a. Lindbergh Test | Final Test - Hard

Barry Denenberg
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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. How did Violet Sharpe avoid interrogation?

2. Who was the controversy centered around?

3. What did Lindbergh do to allow himself to speak openly about politics?

4. What did people question after Lindbergh's 1941 speech in Des Moines?

5. What did Lindbergh advocate in 1939?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Denenberg characterize the Lindberghs' lives during the 1950s and 60s?

2. What was Lindbergh's political stance in the late 1930s?

3. What effect did Lindbergh's report on Germany's air strength have?

4. What efforts did the Lindberghs have to take to avoid the press?

5. What criticism was leveled at the Lindberghs after the birth of their second son?

6. What did Lindbergh do to turn people decisively against him?

7. Describe the Lindberghs' literary successes after World War II.

8. How did Lindbergh's opinion of Germany change the public's view of him?

9. What did Lindbergh see in his visits to Germany?

10. What was found when Lindbergh's baby was discovered missing?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How did Charles Lindbergh change over the course of his life? Describe his temperament as a young man, and the influences that changed him as he matured.

Essay Topic 2

If Charles Lindbergh were a student today, what field would he have dropped out of school to work in? What areas today hold the promise that aviation held in the mid-1920s?

Essay Topic 3

Do you think that the media were fair to accuse the Lindberghs of abandoning their second child when they departed for a tour of Europe shortly after his birth?

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