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Russell Freedman
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did World War I end?
(a) August 1917.
(b) November 1918.
(c) May 1918.
(d) June 1916.

2. What effect did her husband's paralysis have on Eleanor's feelings for him?
(a) She finally began to admire his character.
(b) She ceased to resent him.
(c) She fell in love with him again.
(d) She began to resent him.

3. Who does Freedman say the Roosevelts would invite to the White House?
(a) Their extended families.
(b) Their childhood friends.
(c) Their political enemies.
(d) Their children and grandchildren.

4. What responsibility did Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt say the government bore?
(a) To encourage innovation.
(b) To spur innovation.
(c) To defend the weak.
(d) To regulate business practices.

5. How does Freedman characterize the bond between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?
(a) Fragile and inconstant.
(b) Distrustful and disappointing.
(c) Strong and lasting.
(d) Passionate and intimate.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Freedman say Eleanor tried to convey her observations to her husband?

2. What did Eleanor attribute to Esther Lape and Elizabeth Read?

3. What did Eleanor Roosevelt work with a private coach to improve?

4. What does Freedman say was a contentious issue between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?

5. What advice did Louis Howe give Eleanor Roosevelt after Franklin Roosevelt's paralysis?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Freedman characterize Eleanor Roosevelt's response to European hostilities?

2. How does Freedman describe Eleanor Roosevelt's career through Franklin's first term as President?

3. What was the debate over the League of Nations in 1920, and how did it affect Franklin Roosevelt's election prospects?

4. How would Eleanor go about trying to influence the President on issues she had feelings about?

5. How does Freedman describe Eleanor Roosevelt's trip to Europe to visit the troops?

6. Describe Franklin Roosevelt's progress from paralyzed New York politician to candidate for President.

7. In what way was Eleanor Roosevelt unlike previous First Ladies?

8. Describe Franklin Roosevelt's death.

9. How did Eleanor Roosevelt's role change in Franklin's second term as President?

10. How did Eleanor develop as a public speaker?

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