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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. Who said "This is the greatest week in the history of mankind since the Creation"?

2. What was one of the social moments of the Colonial Cycle?

3. What is true of cohort-membership?

4. Who was King James's hand picked New England governor in 1689?

5. When this book was written, what age comprised America's most Republican leaning bracket?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Reactives in an inner-driven era.

2. When this book was written, what were the four great periods of crisis in American history?

3. As America entered an Inner-Driven era in 1905, how did attitudes towards Lost city kids change?

4. What are some timeless denominators of the human lifecycle?

5. Who composed the European cohort-group of 1584-1614?

6. How does Klingberg's periods of activity cycle differ from the authors' of the text?

7. To whom did Americans turn during all four of its secular crises?

8. Define life-course fallacy.

9. How is Gallows Hill near Salem, Massachusetts significant?

10. Define the fallacy of cohort-centrism.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast Schelsinger's cycles of American history with those of the authors.

Essay Topic 2

How was the Atomic Age ushered into the world? What were the events? Who were the major people involved? What was the public sentiment?

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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