The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Test | Final Test - Hard

Erik Larson
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 113 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In which state does Minnie have land?

2. What illness does Burnham get later in his life?

3. With what is the closing ceremony replaced?

4. With how many cars does the Ferris Wheel begin?

5. What does Holmes seek to hear in his victims?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Look at the Chicago weather.

1) For what kind of weather is Chicago famous? What role does the weather play in the book?

2) Why did such experienced architects not take into account the effects of the snow? How are today's buildings in Chicago built specifically to handle the Chicago weather?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss whether you think this statement is true or false: "It is impossible for a book to be an accurate account of events because its first job is to entertain." Use two examples from the novel to support your argument.

Essay Topic 3

In what ways has Chicago always been linked with crime? What other criminals are linked with the city? How is Chicago's reputation for crime influenced through its representation in popular culture? What difference do the students think the Exposition made to crime in the city?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 996 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.