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

2. What cause did Lindbergh take up later in life?

3. Why had Lindbergh flown to meet Morrow?

4. Who starred in the movie version of Lindbergh's transatlantic flight?

5. What was Lindbergh's estimation of Germany's air strength?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was Lindbergh doing for work after he was married?

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

3. Describe Lindbergh's marriage to Anne Morrow.

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

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

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

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

8. Who was ultimately responsible for the Lindbergh baby's abduction and murder?

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

10. What was Lindbergh's relationship with Dr. Carrel?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Taking Lindbergh's entire life into consideration, assess whether 'Lucky Lindy' is a fair nickname for him. Does it apply better in some parts of his life than others?

Essay Topic 2

Distinguish, if you can, the phenomenon surrounding the transatlantic flight, which was obviously fascinating to the public, no matter who flew it, and Charles Lindbergh's personal contribution to aviation. The public was obviously already crazy for aviation--how did Charles Lindbergh himself affect the public's interest?

Essay Topic 3

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.

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