The Machine in the Garden; Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

Leo Marx
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Epilogue: The Garden of Ashes.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Hawthorne describe in the piece Marx analyzed?
(a) Indian wars.
(b) Living in the woods.
(c) A whale hunt.
(d) A reverie in the woods.

2. Where had Barlowe traveled to?
(a) Massachusetts.
(b) Virginia.
(c) Tahiti.
(d) Brazil.

3. What is the first stage of life that Marx describes through Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'?
(a) Life in religion.
(b) Life in the city.
(c) Return to nature.
(d) Life in nature.

4. Which industry has Marx talked most about, in 'The Machine in the Garden'?
(a) Transportation.
(b) Pharmaceuticals.
(c) Medical devices.
(d) Education.

5. What was Jefferson's ideal of equality democracy founded on?
(a) Protecting individuals from industrialism.
(b) Fostering entrepreneurship.
(c) A government that encouraged self-reliance.
(d) The free market.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was Tench Coxe?

2. What did Emerson originally propose in his philosophy?

3. What did Daniel Webster believe the railroad would do for America?

4. What was unique about American manufacturing, in Coxe's view?

5. What do liberal thinkers say the sentimental pastoral ideal results in, according to Marx?

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