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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. What did Elijah do after quitting his job?
2. When did Elijah join the Spring's Brick Presbyterian Church?
3. Who became the center of moral instruction and domestic authority in Elijah's movement?
4. When did Matthews' parents die?
5. Why did Elijah leave his childhood town?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Matthias strike a chord with some Americans?
2. What did Kirk establish after his dismissal?
3. How did Joseph Smith feel about Matthias and what did he do after a sermon?
4. Who were the Finneyites and what did they denounce?
5. Who was Reverend Abraham Pierson and what was he instrumental?
6. Who did Elijah meet?
7. In "Robert Matthews, Parts 5 through 7," where did Kirk arrive in 1828 and what post was he dismissed from?
8. Who was Robert Matthews in "Robert Matthews, Introduction and Parts 1 through 4"?
9. How did Matthews' life take a turn for the worse around 1816?
10. How did Matthias see the United States?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the charges made against Matthews and the significance of the trial.
Essay Topic 2
Compare Elijah, Matthews, and Benjamin, examining the similarities and differences in their beliefs and actions.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the significance of the complexity of relationships in The Kingdom of Matthias, including the belief in a "match spirit."
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