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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. According to Hoffman, what is the only reason you should be in college?
2. What does Hoffman recommend against when hijacking the mic at a concert?
3. What is the best source of information in a hip community?
4. What makes a pair of 'snappy casual shoes?'
5. Which door is the best to use for sneaking into a theater?
Short Essay Questions
1. What advice does Hoffman have for the layout of an underground paper?
2. What would you like to see changed in America? Are any of the changes you would like to see similar to those that Hoffman would want?
3. What kind of person was Abbie Hoffman? Was he a villain, a hero, or neither?
4. How does Hoffman feel about the use of violence for achieving political goals?
5. What does Hoffman say about the importance of a printing press? Why is it so important?
6. What advice does Hoffman have for the operators of underground radio stations?
7. According to Hoffman, what is the best way to steal? Is this still true today?
8. What do you feel is the best way to achieve political change? What tactics do you agree and disagree most with in STEAL THIS BOOK?
9. How can the mass power of people be used to disrupt utilities and government?
10. Describe the explosive process of a concussion bomb or similar explosive device.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay making a moral argument for or against the publication of books such as STEAL THIS BOOK.
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
Write an essay on property rights. Be sure to address:
1) Major contributors to the current state of property rights in America.
2) The rights of property owners in regards to protecting, selling, and acquiring their property.
3) The importance of property rights in a modern industrial society.
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