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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After Richard Daley put his scandal behind him, what two political victories did he achieve?
(a) He helped to elect Dan Rostenkowski to congress and defeated Robert Merriam in a second election.
(b) He helped to name Lyndon B. Johnson as John F. Kennedy's running mate and had his urban renewal plans endorsed by Martin Luther King.
(c) He overwelmingly won a third term as mayor and got Vito Marzullo appointed to the federal court.
(d) He helped to elect John F. Kennedy to the presidency and defeated his rival Ben Adamowski.

2. In what year did Richard Daley begin his fifth term?
(a) 1972.
(b) 1970.
(c) 1971.
(d) 1973.

3. Who was Richard Daley's opponent during his fourth run for Mayor?
(a) Ben Adamowski.
(b) Robert Merriam.
(c) Orlando Wilson.
(d) John Warner.

4. What was among the influences for which Vito Marzullo was well known?
(a) "Voting the graveyard."
(b) Eliminated political enemies.
(c) Finding new political talent.
(d) Selecting judges.

5. When did racial conflicts begin to become public in Chicago?
(a) During the late 1950s.
(b) During the Vietnam War.
(c) During the early 1960s.
(d) After Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what or whom did Royko compare Richard Daley's character?

2. Royko reported that ___________ were not upset with Richard Daley's abuses of power.

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

4. What was the first stop that Richard Daley made everyday?

5. After the inauguration of John F. Kennedy, how many people were considered to be more powerful than Richard Daley?

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