Chapter 1, Winter Comes Again
1. How do the authors present American history?
(a) They turn history into prophesy.
(b) They divide chapters by generations.
(c) They show different US presidents' points of view.
(d) They present it from present day backward.
2. What year does the book's introduction address?
3. What is the authors' fear as the book opens?
(a) Americans will not vote.
(b) People will not seriously read the book.
(c) History is being rewritten.
(d) The country is unraveling.
4. As the book opens, how do the American people behave according to the authors?
(a) Strong and unified.
(b) Tired and heavy.
(c) Upset and angry.
(d) Uneasy, aimless and adrift.
5. What comprises the First Turning according to the authors?
(a) The people strengthen civic institutions.
(b) The people wreck communities.
(c) The people destroy their health.
(d) The people become educated.
6. What happens to old values during the First Turning according to the authors?
(a) People change them.
(b) People abandon them.
(c) People embrace them.
(d) People improve them.
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