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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. Who does Freedman say the Roosevelts would invite to the White House?
(a) Their childhood friends.
(b) Their children and grandchildren.
(c) Their political enemies.
(d) Their extended families.
2. What did Eleanor Roosevelt dislike about the prospect of moving to Washington D.C.?
(a) Having to be outspoken.
(b) Having to hold her tongue.
(c) Being scrutinized by everyone.
(d) Being responsible for so many people.
3. Why did Franklin Roosevelt expand the size of the federal government?
(a) To solidify his support.
(b) To elbow out his competitors.
(c) To create opportunities.
(d) To protect against Communism.
4. What did Eleanor Roosevelt co-direct with Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia?
(a) The Communication Corps.
(b) The USO.
(c) The Office of Civilian Defense.
(d) The League of Women's Voters.
5. What does Freedman say Franklin Roosevelt would ask his wife to back away from?
(a) Politically untenable positions.
(b) Women's rights legislation.
(c) The budget.
(d) Equal rights legislation.
Short Answer Questions
1. What responsibility did Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt say the government bore?
2. What did Eleanor Roosevelt prefer to chauffeured limousines?
3. How did Eleanor Roosevelt describe her political position?
4. What does Freedman say Eleanor felt about public speaking?
5. What does Freedman say was a contentious issue between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Freedman describe the White House as it was occupied by Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?
2. How does Freedman describe Eleanor Roosevelt's career through Franklin's first term as President?
3. Describe Franklin Roosevelt's death.
4. How does Freedman characterize Eleanor Roosevelt's response to European hostilities?
5. How does Freedman describe Eleanor Roosevelt's trip to Europe to visit the troops?
6. Where does Freedman say Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt differed politically?
7. What was the outcome of the affair with Lucy Mercer?
8. Describe the crisis surrounding Lucy Mercer.
9. How does Freedman describe the role Eleanor stepped into in the family after her husband was paralyzed?
10. What was Eleanor Roosevelt's part in the National Youth Administration?
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