Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One, 1884-1933 Test | Final Test - Hard

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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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. Who was nominated to be Roosevelt's running mate in 1940?

2. Eleanor also served as a member of the Commission of what?

3. What did Committee Three of the UN address?

4. What was Eleanor's primary interest after she visited the Soviet Union in 1958?

5. Where did Franklin go when he is sick with a fever in 1944?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the process of approving the International Bill of Rights.

2. Describe Eleanor's trip to the Pacific.

3. Which heads of state visited Eleanor and Franklin in the White House?

4. How did Franklin eventually earn Stalin's respect and trust?

5. How was Franklin's death foreshadowed in Chapter 27?

6. Where was Eleanor and what was she doing when the news of Pearl Harbor breaks?

7. Describe Franklin's death and funeral.

8. Describe how Eleanor became involved in the United Nations.

9. What was Eleanor's impression of Yugoslavia and President Tito?

10. How did Eleanor feel about being the only female delegate on the UN General Assembly?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Summarize Eleanor's family of origin. Why would Eleanor include these chapters in her book? What information did she give about her mother, father, and siblings?

Essay Topic 2

What role did less well-known people play in Eleanor's book? What advantages and disadvantages were there to having so many people in this book? Would you have preferred that Eleanor included fewer people? Why?

Essay Topic 3

Why did Eleanor include specific details about her wedding to Franklin in her book? What do you think she was trying to communicate to readers about her early relationship with Franklin by doing so?

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