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. Where was the World's Fair held in 1958?

2. What project did Eleanor and her UN committee work on?

3. How long did Eleanor's trip to the Soviet Union last, in 1957?

4. Eleanor tried to understand the Russians, unlike _____.

5. Which of the following countries separated from India?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who comes to visit the White House in early 1944?

2. Describe Eleanor's reasoning for separating from the youth organizations she was involved with in 1939 and 1940.

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

4. Describe Eleanor's trip to the Pacific.

5. What was Eleanor's impression of the refugee camps in the Middle East?

6. What is your impression of how Eleanor dealt with being First Lady during an international war?

7. How did Eleanor's work with the UN impact her interest in the Soviet Union?

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

9. Compare Eleanor's work on the Human Rights Committee to her work in the General Assembly. Which did she enjoy more?

10. How did Eleanor react to adjusting to a life without Franklin?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast Eleanor as a shy, young wife and Eleanor at the time the book ends. How did Eleanor's life change? How did she stay the same?

Essay Topic 2

Explain the difference between denotation and connotation. How does this related to the word "wife" in terms of Eleanor's book?

Essay Topic 3

There are several humorous anecdotes Eleanor included in her book. Identify at least two of these instances and describe why Eleanor may have communicated an idea using an anecdote in this particular situation.

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