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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. When did Charles I take England's throne?

2. What did George Bush do during WWII?

3. What were the dates for the Puritan Awakening?

4. How many years were there from the Awakening to the End of Crisis in the Revolutionary cycle of American history?

5. What element distinguishes a generation as a cohesive cohort-group with its own unique biography?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What are the four generational types and their relationship to each other?

3. What are the four phases of one generation?

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

5. Define the fallacy of cohort-centrism.

6. What are the timespans separating the four pivotal events of American history?

7. What was the attitude towards children from the mid-1960s through the early 1980s?

8. Define life-course fallacy.

9. How were the Civics of the Glorious Generation in the Colonial Cycle looked on?

10. What did Cheryl Merser realize after reading the book Passages?

Essay Topics

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

What was the "Consciousness Revolution" of the Boom awakening during the Millennial Cycle? What were the events? Who were the major people involved? What was the public sentiment?

Essay Topic 3

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.

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