Quiz: Chapter 29 Vis Inertiae (1903) to Chapter 32 A Dynamic Theory of History (1904)
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Multiple Choice Questions
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1. In "A Dynamic Theory of History", what does Henry Adams describe as "anything that does, or helps to do work".
2. In 1900, what was the chief interest of Washington, DC?
a) Its diversity of people.
b) Its consolidation of power.
c) Its recent influx of money.
d) Its distance from New York.
3. What is the principle element Henry Adams is trying to understand in "The Grammar of Science"?
a) Accelerating technological progress.
b) Inertia as a movement of matter.
c) Unity among chaos.
d) The Virgin as progress.
4. How does Henry Adams say his...
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