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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter VI.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How were the various Chicago neighborhoods sustained economically?
(a) Each neighborhood had a connection with organized crime and rum runners.
(b) Each neighborhood had a core of entreprenuers who created jobs.
(c) Each neighborhood had industrial plants to employ local residents.
(d) Each neighborhood was able to earn federal funds to support racial minorities.

2. Into what type of neighborhood was Richard Daley born?
(a) Slavic-Orthodox on the Southest corner of Chicago.
(b) French-Catholic on the shores of Lake Michigan.
(c) Irish-Catholic on the South-side of Chicago.
(d) German-Lutheran on the Northwest corner of Chicago.

3. What role did Joe McDonough play in shaping Richard Daley's political career?
(a) He rented a room to Daley so he could get to work on time.
(b) He chose Daley as his Chief of Staff.
(c) He introduced Daley to his wife.
(d) He taught Daley the ins and outs of Chicago's political machine.

4. How did Richard Daley's talent affect the 1948 election?
(a) His ability to turn out votes helped Harry Truman win the presidential election.
(b) He developed campaign ads that made people believe that Thomas Dewey was planning to desegregate Chicago.
(c) He was able to organize campaign ralleys that helped Harry Truman win the presidential election.
(d) He knew how to use his office to raise funds.

5. In what year was Richard Daley born?
(a) 1923.
(b) 1902.
(c) 1934.
(d) 1920.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the topic of Chapter I?

2. In Chicago City Hall, Richard Daley was known by all of the following except:

3. Why did Richard Daley make the unusual move?

4. What was the reputation of the mayor who preceded Richard Daley?

5. What nickname did Richard Daley earn while national attention was focused on Chicago?

(see the answer key)

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