Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Test | Final Test - Hard

Russell Freedman
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Roosevelt and the Democrats' position on the League of Nations?

2. How does Freedman characterize conversations at the White House?

3. How does Freedman characterize Eleanor Roosevelt's role in the New Age her husband was inaugurating?

4. How did Franklin Roosevelt show his regard for Marion Dickerman and Nancy Cook?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Franklin Roosevelt end up taking a third term as President?

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

3. Describe Franklin Roosevelt's illness and paralysis.

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

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

6. Describe Eleanor's experience teaching at the Todhunter school.

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

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

9. Describe Franklin Roosevelt's death.

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What were the most important influences on Eleanor Roosevelt's life and development, and how did people or events shape her? How did she exert influences on other people in turn?

Essay Topic 2

How did Eleanor Roosevelt develop as a public speaker, and how did her personality change as she became more comfortable in front of crowds?

Essay Topic 3

How has Eleanor Roosevelt changed what it means to be First Lady? How have First Ladies since Eleanor Roosevelt built upon her legacy?

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