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. What sorts of organizations was Eleanor involved with in 1939-1940?

2. What was planned for construction at Hyde Park in 1939?

3. In March 1944, where did Eleanor visit?

4. Where was the organizing meeting of the General Assembly held?

5. For whom did Eleanor have to put a request in writing to interview?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Eleanor's trip to the Pacific.

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

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

4. Describe Franklin's death and funeral.

5. Compare Eleanor's views of how Russians were helping the world and how Americans were helping the world in 1959.

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

7. What was Eleanor's life like at Hyde Park after Franklin died?

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

9. What did Eleanor learn about Hong Kong in the mid-1950s?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Eleanor indicated that setting in terms of the United States during WWII was significant to her experiences as a first lady. Describe what she said about this particular setting and what role place and time play in Eleanor's experiences as conveyed in the book.

Essay Topic 2

What effect did being part of the presidential family have on Eleanor's book? How did it add to the information in the book?

Essay Topic 3

Why did Eleanor include foreshadowing in Chapter 11? What did Eleanor indicate by telling readers about Franklin's illness? Based on prior knowledge of Franklin's life, did you anticipate what the chapter ended up revealing?

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