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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17 President Grant (1869).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After Henry Adams moves to Dresden, which two countries start a war?
(a) Germany and France.
(b) Russia and Germany.
(c) Italy and France.
(d) The United States and Japan.

2. How does Charles Swinbourne awe Henry Adams?
(a) With his poetry and conversation.
(b) With his haphazard way of dressing.
(c) With his political ties.
(d) With his newspaper articles.

3. At the end of "Eccentricity", what does Henry Adams conclude about eccentricity?
(a) That it is weakness.
(b) That it is all a lie.
(c) That it is strength.
(d) That it is a joke.

4. In "President Grant", what former president do people compare Grant to?
(a) John Adams.
(b) Abraham Lincoln.
(c) George Washington.
(d) John Quincey Adams.

5. In "Treason", who does Henry Adams say needs an education?
(a) John Hay.
(b) Abraham Lincoln.
(c) Charles Sumner.
(d) Himself.

Short Answer Questions

1. After volunteering to present Lyell's principles to people in the United States, how does Henry Adams come to feel about Darwinsim?

2. How does the English Prime Minister try to turn Parliament against the United States in "Foes and Friends"?

3. What happens to a letter Henry Adams wrote to his brother in "Diplomacy"?

4. Who is John Hay when Henry Adams first meets him?

5. What problem does Henry Adams try to solve with Everts?

(see the answer key)

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