Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Part 1, Chapter 1 Lines of Succession | Part 1, Chapter 2 Robert Moses at Yale Abstract
* Robert Moses is born on December 18, 1888, to Bella and Emanuel Moses.
* In 1905, Moses enrolls at Yale. He is two years younger than his classmates.
Part 1, Chapter 3 Home Away from Home | Part 2, Chapter 4 Burning Abstract
* Moses enrolls at Oxford University in England.
* Moses reveals his...
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