Freedom Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Orlando Patterson
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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. Did freedom as an idea develop into a value everywhere?

2. Among the Tupinamba, why does the slave exist?

3. With what is freedom equated?

4. Which women had more activities outside the home?

5. Who does this economically benefit?

Short Essay Questions

1. Eventually the differing views of freedom lead to social conflict and upheaval. What causes this?

2. What is the importance of Greek religion on freedom?

3. What are Patterson's three components of freedom?

4. This chapter examines the role of Greece in the historical development of freedom as a social value. What are the four designated periods of interest?

5. How does slavery develop and change during this period in Carthage?

6. What do light and darkness symbolize used by the Greek dramatist?

7. Athens experiences three results from the transition to a slave economy. What are these three results?

8. What is the role of slaves in this society?

9. What is a third revolution?

10. Why is freedom not a social value of the Tupinamba people of Brazil in the sixteenth century?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The differing views of freedom lead to social conflict and upheaval.

Part 1) What are the differing views of freedom? How do they lead to conflict?

Part 2) How does the conflict and upheaval affect the society? Which group of individuals does it affect the most? Why?

Part 3) How has this occurred multiple times throughout history? Are the outcomes always similar? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Athenians value civic freedom over personal freedom.

Part 1) What is the difference between civic freedom and personal freedom?

Part 2) Why do the Athenians prefer one over the other? Do all people in Athens feels this way? Why or why not?

Part 3) How is this Athenian value reflected in our society today?

Essay Topic 3

The introduction of foreign slavery enhances the native attributes of the freedman.

Part 1) When and where was foreign slavery introduced? Why was it introduced?

Part 2) How does it affect the meaning of freedom and who was free?

Part 3) How is this idea of nativity relating to a freedman reflected in societies today in various social classes?

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