Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families Short Essay - Answer Key

J. Anthony Lukas
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1. Who was Colin Diver, according to Chapter 1 of Common Ground?

According to Chapter 1 of Common Ground, Colin Diver was a Harvard Law School student and editor for the Harvard Law review. Colin Diver avoided the draft because of his being either a student or husband and father by the time he graduated in 1968. Colin Diver accepted a position with a major D.C. law firm, but had second doubts about it.

2. What does Chapter 1 say Colin Diver was affected by?

Chapter 1 says Colin Diver was affected by Martin Luther King's assassination and the subsequent riots, as well as violence. Colin Diver attended demonstrations and meetings and became interested in social issues.

3. What happened to Rachel Twymon, in Chapter 2?

In Chapter 2, Rachel Twymon was notified by the police that her clothing store was being vandalized, after the assassination of Martin Luther King, so she decided to spend the night at the store. The morning after Martin Luther King's assassination, Rachel tried to open her store, but was forced to remain closed because of the crowds. She did not know that four of her children were in the crowds, roaming, and looting.

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