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. After Christmas of 1944, what did Franklin begin to prepare for?

2. After Franklin's burial, with whom did Eleanor return to Washington with?

3. Where was the World Federation of United Nations meeting held?

4. Which two people died within a two-week period in 1941

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

Short Essay Questions

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

2. In what capacity was Eleanor involved in Adlai Stevenson's campaign?

3. What changes did Eleanor notice in Franklin in March 1945?

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

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

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

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

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

9. Do you think Eleanor traveled too much in the years following Franklin's death? Describe why.

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How did certain events in Eleanor's book evoke a climatic feeling? What is it about Franklin's death that evokes a sense of climax? Does it have anything to do with anticipation or what you already knew before you read Eleanor's book?

Essay Topic 2

In many places in her book, Eleanor used imagery to describe certain people, places, or events. Using one specific example from Eleanor's book, describe how the imagery she provided adds to the reader's understanding and perception of her life.

Essay Topic 3

Describe the way Eleanor addressed the role of women in her book. Why did she choose to address this topic in particular? Did you learn anything about the role of women that you didn't know before?

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