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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What threat to the country's moral superiority had developed by Jefferson's time?
(a) Public transit.
(b) Enclosure laws.
(c) The end of slavery.
2. How do Americans express their sentimental pastoral ideal?
(a) By making green spaces.
(b) By mining resources.
(c) By conserving.
(d) By building cities.
3. What did Jefferson ultimately conclude about industrialism?
(a) That it had to be aligned with public virtues.
(b) That it had to be suppressed.
(c) That it had to be developed.
(d) That it had to balance efficiencies with creating employment opportunities.
4. What does Marx say Beverly felt about the New World, by the end of his history?
(c) Cautiously optimistic.
5. What were the keys to the American landscape, in the views that were the opposite of Barlowe's?
(a) Hard work and sacrifice.
(b) Conservation and reservations.
(c) Generosity and sharing.
(d) Development and expansion.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the heart of the pastoral ideal?
2. What was it that Jefferson described as a threat to the moral center of democracy?
3. In what art does Marx see pastoral ideology contributing to a more realistic outcome for American society?
4. What is the second reaction Marx describes to industrialism?
5. What virtues did Jefferson associate with the civilization?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Marx mean when he says that America offered a middle way for men?
2. What discovery does Marx say we find in Crevecoeur's Letters from an American Farmer?
3. How had the Enlightenment changed pastoral thought by the time of Jefferson?
4. How does Marx describe the value of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' in 'The Machine in the Garden'?
5. What is the sentimental pastoral ideal?
6. How did Jefferson separate America and Europe in his Notes on Virginia?
7. What are the three spatial stages a person goes through in pastoral ideal?
8. What ideal does the conclusion to Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' suggest, in Marx's interpretation?
9. When did the pastoral ideal become a part of American culture?
10. What is the consequence of the pastoral ideal?
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