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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 33 A Law of Acceleration (1904).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What new age does Henry Adams find when he returns to the United States in "The Press"?
(a) An age of chaos.
(b) An age powered by steam and coal.
(c) An age ruled by scientific reason.
(d) An age governed by God.

2. Who did William Gladstone try to include in his support of the South?
(a) Henry Adams.
(b) C.F. Adams.
(c) Napoleon III.
(d) Lord Russell.

3. What does Edinburgh Review do with Henry Adams' article on the Jay Gould scandal?
(a) They say they'll print it in four months.
(b) They put it on the cover.
(c) They publish it reluctantly.
(d) They reject it.

4. Who did the Lairds choose to represent them?
(a) Roebuck.
(b) C.F. Adams.
(c) Mason.
(d) Lamar.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What seems to represent the future of the United States in "The Press"?

2. What does Henry Adams have in common with his friend, Hay?

3. Why do Henry Adams and his friends attend Harvard?

4. Henry Adams says that as things become more complex, they need what?

5. How does Henry Adams interact with the elite society in "Foes and Friends"?

(see the answer key)

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