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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Al Smith want FDR to do for him?
2. What does Mr. Howe ask Missy to check in Act 3, Scene 2?
3. Where is Act 3, Scene 3 set?
4. Who is the chairman of the convention?
5. Why does Mr. Howe leave the house in Act 2, Scene 2?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Jimmy's relationship with his father. How does FDR's perception of Jimmy change throughout the years? What impact does Jimmy have on FDR's recovery and political pursuits?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how FDR's privileged upbringing may have affected the development of his character. What expectations does Sara have for her son, and why? What perceptions does FDR have of privilege before his illness and what factors influenced his views? How does FDR's illness affect his perception of privilege?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the progression of FDR's political ambitions throughout the play. How are his ambitions affected by his illness? How do relationships with other characters affect his political ambitions? Are FDR's political views easily swayed by the influences of external events?
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