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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. Which was not an Reactive lifecycle?
2. What is an Adaptive's idea of God?
3. What is a paradigm?
4. What is a Civic's preoccupation in elderhood?
5. Who was not a Transcendental generation American President?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the common obligation of each successive generation?
2. During the Great Power Cycle, what American holiday tradition was initiated?
3. What were Jim Crow laws?
4. Why does the Awakener life cycle of the Revolutionary Cycle read like a prophecy?
5. What does this quote mean: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"?
6. How did the missionary generation of the Great Power Cycle redefine the role of women in American public life?
7. What are "generational endowments"?
8. How did the image of the future change between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s?
9. What happened to academic grades during the Millennial Cycle?
10. How was the Boom generation of the Millennial Cycle a generation of worsening trends?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
The text was published in 1991. What general predictions did the authors make for the remainder of the 90s? Which three generational cultures will emerge? What will their roles be?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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