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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does this chapter examine the role of women in the development of the concept of freedom?
(a) Using Greek tragedy.
(b) Using Roman plays.
(c) Using German symphonies.
(d) Using French operas.
2. Again what does Patterson use to support this point?
(a) Roman plays.
(b) Greek drama.
(c) German symphonies.
(d) French operas.
3. Patterson states that he does not mean for his book to be a study of the intellectual study of freedom, but the historical development of what?
(a) Freedom as a social value in Greece.
(b) Freedom in Roman culture.
(c) Greek culture and society.
(d) Freedom as a social value.
4. When does the speech take place?
(a) During the first year of the 100 Years War.
(b) During the last year of the Persian War.
(c) During the first year of the Peloponnesian War.
(d) During the last year of the Peloponnesian War.
5. Three schools of thought exist among what thinkers?
6. What kind of freedom is this, on a national level?
7. In what revolution does the slaveholder become economically dependent on the slave for his own financial well-being?
(a) The economic revolution.
(b) The freedom revolution.
(c) The social revolution.
(d) The political revolution.
8. Why is freedom not practical for a slave during this period?
(a) The slave master would not have an adequate amount of workers.
(b) He would have family with which to stay.
(c) He does not have a place to go.
(d) He is not intelligent.
9. Which of the following statements describes the new class that arises?
(a) It is a new aristocracy.
(b) It is dependent on the aristocracy.
(c) It is more powerful than the aristocracy.
(d) It is not dependent on the aristocracy.
10. Athens experiences how many results from the transition to a slave economy?
11. A social reaction between slave, slaveholder and society must take place in order for what to happen?
(a) Freedom to develop as a value.
(b) A person to be enslaved.
(c) Inequality to exist.
(d) Various social classes to exist.
12. What is an outgrowth of Socratic thought in which there is complete personal freedom, both inner and outer?
(a) The Socratic method.
13. On what is the nineteenth century Imbangala people of Africa's society based?
14. How are the living conditions of many Athenian women?
(a) Rather boring.
(b) Rather lavish.
(c) Rather harsh.
(d) Rather eventful.
15. What does a second factor have to do with, which Patterson sees as "a strategic class error" (p. 65) because it results in a standard against which things can be measured?
(a) The spread of literacy and the development of a legal written code.
(b) The spread of wealth among this new class.
(c) The spread of legal tender that quickly reveals wealth.
(d) The spread of disease.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the three elements of freedom called?
2. Upon what form of freedom do intellectuals frown?
3. The concern with personal freedom basically results from whom?
4. On what is Athens now completely dependent?
5. According to Patterson, what are the three components of freedom?
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