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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. How many men does Freedman say were killed in World War I?
(a) 10 million.
(b) 50 million.
(c) 500,000.
(d) 20 million.

2. When did Franklin Roosevelt ask Congress for a declaration of war?
(a) May 1, 1940.
(b) August, 1945.
(c) September 2, 1939.
(d) December 8, 1941.

3. What was Roosevelt and the Democrats' position on the League of Nations?
(a) They were in favor of joining.
(b) They wanted the U.S. to run it.
(c) They were opposed to joining it.
(d) They were in favor of limiting U.S. involvement in it.

4. How did Franklin Roosevelt show his regard for Marion Dickerman and Nancy Cook?
(a) He built a cottage for them at Hyde Park.
(b) He paid for them to travel to Europe for political training.
(c) He donated money to their campaigns.
(d) He wrote editorials in support of their causes.

5. What was Eleanor's position at the Women's Democratic News?
(a) Political correspondent.
(b) Writer.
(c) Editor.
(d) Fundraising coordinator.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What effect did her husband's paralysis have on Eleanor's feelings for him?

3. How does Freedman say Franklin Roosevelt's relationship with Eleanor changed in his second term?

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

5. What did Eleanor Roosevelt prefer to chauffeured limousines?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the crisis surrounding Lucy Mercer.

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

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

4. Describe Franklin Roosevelt's illness and paralysis.

5. How did Eleanor develop as a public speaker?

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

7. How does Freedman describe the White House as it was occupied by Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?

8. Describe Eleanor's relationship with the black community.

9. What was Eleanor Roosevelt's part in the National Youth Administration?

10. What did Eleanor Roosevelt do to help women, as First Lady?

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