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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the nickname for Maria de la Luz?
2. Who is Persifier's brother?
3. A black man and Floyd Rusk go into the _____________ business together.
4. The Mexican army retreats after a few battles at ___________________.
5. What does Earnshaw Rust's wife do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Conflict takes on an almost human persona in this book. What was the source of much of the conflict? What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Lyndon Johnson. What did he look like? What were his positive personality traits? What were some of his negative characteristics? What were his hopes and fears? What motivated him throughout his life?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the drive it took to be a Texas homesteader. What did it require? Who were the best candidates for homesteading?
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