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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. What did Marion Dickerman and Eleanor Roosevelt do together after Marion invited Eleanor to teach?
(a) Developed new techniques for teaching poor people.
(b) Bought the school.
(c) Started teaching in the ghettoes.
(d) Opened a new school.

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

3. How does Freedman characterize conversations at the White House?
(a) The children would interrupt Franklin or Eleanor Roosevelt if they didn't agree.
(b) There was always a respectful silence when the President and First Lady spoke.
(c) The President and First Lady would pick their visitors' brains for information and observations.
(d) Eleanor would throw people out of they disagreed with her.

4. How does Freedman say Eleanor changed in Franklin Roosevelt's second term?
(a) She began to seize power for herself.
(b) She began to get in over her head.
(c) She became a more attentive listener.
(d) She rose to the occasion and ran his administration.

5. How did Eleanor Roosevelt describe her political position?
(a) Practical pacifism.
(b) Hawkish.
(c) Anti-war.
(d) Isolationist.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Freedman say Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt would do separately in their personal suites?

2. What was Franklin Roosevelt's reaction to his paralysis?

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

4. Who was allowed into Eleanor Roosevelt's press conferences?

5. With whom did Eleanor Roosevelt fly from Baltimore to Washington D.C.?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. How does Freedman describe the role Eleanor stepped into in the family after her husband was paralyzed?

3. How did Eleanor develop as a public speaker?

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

5. In what way did Franklin's polio contribute to Eleanor's political activism?

6. What does the term 'liberal' mean when applied to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?

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

8. What was the outcome of the affair with Lucy Mercer?

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

10. What policies did Eleanor advocate in the Democratic Party?

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