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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. How much money in free phone calls was made from New York City in 1969?

2. What can be used as fake marijuana?

3. What number size of brass washer doubles as a dime?

4. What makes up the majority of the diet for the National Liberation Front?

5. How many points are on the star in the flag of 'our nation?'

Short Essay Questions

1. How important are political demonstrations and protests in the democratic system? Is violence always a part of public political expressions?

2. Describe the type of printing equipment that Hoffman explains for readers. How can this equipment be acquired cheaply? What equipment is best?

3. How can the mass power of people be used to disrupt utilities and government?

4. What does Hoffman recommend for unarmed defense?

5. What kind of person was Abbie Hoffman? Was he a villain, a hero, or neither?

6. What should the publishers of radical high school newspapers be aware of?

7. How can a person get free food in 'Amerika?' Do you think this advice is still valid?

8. What do you think about violence during political demonstrations, protests, and rallies?

9. Describe the explosive process of a concussion bomb or similar explosive device.

10. What should one take note of when buying a farm?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay on political attitudes in modern democracies. Be sure to address:

1) Generation gaps and political attitudes.

2) Trends and shifts in the dominant political ideologies.

3) Your own political views and how they fit in with the political landscape around you.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay describing the importance of the 1960's in the cultural history of the United States and the world. What aspects of the 60s still are with us today? What seems to have faded?

Essay Topic 3

Research and write an essay on Abbie Hoffman's New Nation, addressing:

1) How the Nation would be established.

2) Pros and cons of the New Nation.

3) Barriers to achieving the New Nation.

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