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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 28 The Abyss of Ignorance (1902).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What position does Lincoln give Charles Francis Adams?
(a) Supreme Court Justice.
(b) Secretary of State.
(c) Personal assistant.
(d) Minister to England.

2. In 1894, where did King induce Henry Adams to visit?
(a) Spain.
(b) Cuba.
(c) Florida.
(d) China.

3. Who does Henry Adams re-meet in Washington in "The Press"?
(a) Walker.
(b) Chase.
(c) McCollogh.
(d) Sumner.

4. Henry Adams says that as things become more complex, they need what?
(a) A simple representation.
(b) A wider evaluation.
(c) An end.
(d) A larger synthesis.

5. Why were Confederate cruisers able to escape British waters?
(a) Because Lord Russell delayed action.
(b) Because C.F. Adams made a mistake.
(c) Because Lord Russell told them to.
(d) Because C.F. Adams distracted the guards.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Henry Adams say the social eccentrics sympathize with?

2. In "Harvard", how does Henry Adams describe his years at Harvard?

3. What part of Lyell's principles does Henry Adam's get stuck on in "Darwinism"?

4. Who publishes Henry Adams' articles on U.S. finance in "Darwinism"?

5. In "Chaos", what countries go to war?

(see the answer key)

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