Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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. Generally, how did Americans aged 65-80 vote in the early 1960s?
2. What is the central role of elderhood?
3. What action helped mold the Puritan generation's distinct personality?
4. What element distinguishes a generation as a cohesive cohort-group with its own unique biography?
5. Who was a rising-adult leader during the Great Depression-World War II crisis?
Short Essay Questions
1. Between 1850 and 1855, what famous books did Transcendental authors publish?
2. What are "generational endowments"?
3. What are the four phases of one generation?
4. Describe Reactives in an inner-driven era.
5. What were Jim Crow laws?
6. What are the four generational types and their relationship to each other?
7. What was the 13er generation's composition of families during the Millennial Cycle?
8. How do the authors treat their analysis of the generations?
9. How would the four different generational groups act if a war arose?
10. What was the Boom generation's only common consensus about the Vietnam conflict?
Essay Topic 1
List at least six significant facts about the Compromiser Generation of the Revolutionary Cycle. Why was the War of 1812 significant? How did women's roles change? What new vocabulary did they introduce? Where did they settle? What were their feelings about children? Answer these or explain any other six Compromiser facts.
Essay Topic 2
Using Figure 4-2, take a former cycle of secular crisis to spiritual awakening in American history and report the typical and specific reactions of the four generational types on the chart during those times.
Essay Topic 3
Explain the correspondence between recurring patterns in generational constellations and recurring types of American historical events of the first four great periods of American crisis.
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