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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 are the dates for the Reformation Awakening?
2. What action helped mold the Puritan generation's distinct personality?
3. Who was a rising-adult leader during the Great Depression-World War II crisis?
4. Who said a generation "is born, lives, and dies"?
5. Which answer is not a biological phase of aging?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Idealists in an awakening era.
2. What was the attitude towards children from the mid-1960s through the early 1980s?
3. To whom did Americans turn during all four of its secular crises?
4. Define the fallacy of cohort-centrism.
5. Describe Adaptives during an outer-driven era.
6. How were the Civics of the Glorious Generation in the Colonial Cycle looked on?
7. What are the central roles for the four phases of a generation?
8. How is the authors' approach to defining American generations different from most other scholars?
9. How would the four different generational groups act if a war arose?
10. What kind of childhood did Reactive generations have?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain specifically with details Figure 7-1. What is the significance of the age location in history of the Puritans, Cavaliers, Glorious, and Enlighteners?
Essay Topic 2
Explain and describe the four constellational eras and their moods. Specifically apply those four constellational eras to events in American history.
Essay Topic 3
Explain with a specific example how generational awareness applies not only to where a cohort-group finds itself today, but also to where it is expected to go tomorrow.
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