No Ordinary Time Test | Final Test - Hard

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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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. Where do Roosevelt and Churchill hold secret talks in January of 1943?

2. What subject did not garner much interest among Americans?

3. What does Roosevelt do for the first time at a joint session of Congress?

4. Where does Eleanor travel to visit with U.S. soldiers?

5. Where did Eleanor stay when she visited England in October of 1942?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain the war effort in Russian and Stalin's ultimate goal.

2. What did Eleanor do with her life after Franklin's death?

3. What is the state of the Roosevelts' marriage by the end of 1944?

4. What was the nature of Eleanor's trip to the South Pacific in 1943?

5. What was the state of Franklin's health in 1944?

6. What was Eleanor's perspective on the Japanese internment camps in the U.S.?

7. Explain the role that Anna Roosevelt plays in her parents' lives at the beginning of 1944.

8. What is Roosevelt's new rallying cry at the end of 1943?

9. Explain the role of women in industry during World War II.

10. What was the nature of Eleanor's identity crisis after the election of 1944?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Reports began to emerge from Europe regarding the extermination of European Jews by the Nazis, yet Jewish refugees were turned away from American shores. Why was there such an anti-Semitic philosophy rampant in America at this time? Why were major American intellectual and relief organizations not moved to help in this area?

Essay Topic 2

What impact did Roosevelt's New Deal have on a Depression-era America? What personal and leadership traits did he exhibit that engendered such trust in the American people? Did this trust extend into the pre-war years? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Franklin Roosevelt is remembered as one of America's most beloved presidents. In your opinion, why is Roosevelt remembered so fondly? Explain. Conversely, what were some of his weaknesses as President?

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