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

2. By the end of 1942, how many Jews were estimated to have been killed by the Germans?

3. What is noteworthy about the new defense plants?

4. What bill does Roosevelt sign into law in June of 1944?

5. What happens two weeks after Roosevelt's death?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What became of the Roosevelts' closest companions after the Roosevelt White House years?

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

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

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

6. Explain the GI Bill.

7. Why are Bess and Margaret Truman shocked at the state of the White House?

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

9. How did Eleanor find personal fulfillment by the end of November, 1944?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Eleanor Roosevelt strongly opposed war of any kind. Explain the challenges Franklin Roosevelt faced when trying to "sell" war not only to the American public but also to his strong and opinionated wife. Were Eleanor's opinions on this subject entertained or rejected outright?

Essay Topic 2

Civil Rights is a burgeoning topic in this era, much to the credit of Eleanor Roosevelt. Why did Mrs. Roosevelt take on this particular cause? Why did she have so many obstacles in achieving racial equality and justice for black people? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Franklin Roosevelt was raised by a very domineering mother and married a very strong woman. What love/hate relationship did Franklin have with his mother and wife for their dominant personalities. Conversely, why did Roosevelt seek out less aggressive women as companions? Explain.

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