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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. What is the name of Daniel's father?
2. What kind of shop did Newton have someone watching him in?
3. Where did homeless people go to stay warm?
4. What does Jack dress up as when they go to Leipzig?
5. Who signed the Declaration for Freedom of Conscience of all Dissenters?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Leibniz's mine different from other mines?
2. What news does the Earl of Epsom bring Daniel?
3. How does Daniel meet Leibniz?
4. What did Newton build on a wall in Cambridge?
5. How did Jack meet Eliza?
6. What frightens Jack in Backboden?
7. What does Eliza hope to sell at a fair?
8. How does Daniel help Van Hoek in Cape Cod Bay?
9. How does this book begin?
10. Why did Daniel think he got the best education possible at Cambridge?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The pursuit of happiness was a common theme found in this book. What parts of the plot embodied this theme, and how did that pursuit affect the characters involved?
Essay Topic 2
Friendship is a central theme of this book. What are the main friendships, and how did their inclusion in this book affect the outcome of the plot?
Essay Topic 3
What role did slavery play in this plot, and which characters were most affected by the inclusion of the theme of slavery?
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