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Generations Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz 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 Topics

Explain specifically the behavior and attitudes of the midlife phase of the Awakener lifecycle during the Revolutionary Cycle? Who were its leaders? What were their attitudes towards religion and politics?

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?

Compare and contrast the 1961 and 1964 cohort groups from information in the text and the Figure 2-1 table. Consider aptitude tests, substance abuse, violent crimes, and drunk driving.

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