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

2. What did Eleanor do after her formal duties at the UN ended?

3. Who invited Eleanor to England during WWII?

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

5. Who did Eleanor say were doing a better job of helping the people of the world than Americans?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. Describe Eleanor's interactions with the King and Queen of Greece.

9. Why was Eleanor concerned about Americans' perceptions of the Soviet Union?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast Eleanor and Franklin. How were they different? How were they the same?

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

What do you think was Eleanor's main goal in writing this book? What did she want readers to take away from the book, or to understand better after reading it?

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