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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. On May 5, 1898, Colonel Wood set up a recruiting table for the Rough Riders next to the bar at what establishment?
(a) The Amigo Motel.
(b) The Menger Hotel.
(c) The Pyramid Park Hotel.
(d) The Patterson Tavern.

2. What was the name of the woman who blackmailed the Roosevelt family for money, claiming she was pregnant with Theodore’s brother’s child?
(a) Alice Lee.
(b) Sarah Smith.
(c) Edith Carow.
(d) Katy Mann.

3. As Civil Service Commissioner, Theodore Roosevelt confronted what potentially crooked Postmaster General in Milwaukee, according to the author in Chapter 16, “The Silver-Plated Reform Commissioner”?
(a) George Paul.
(b) Frank Hatton.
(c) George Edmunds.
(d) Seth Bullock.

4. Who won the Presidential election in 1892?
(a) James G. Blaine.
(b) Isaac Hunt.
(c) Grover Cleveland.
(d) Henry Cabot Lodge.

5. On what date did President McKinley die of gangrene from his bullet wounds?
(a) September 14, 1901.
(b) September 6, 1901.
(c) September 2, 1901.
(d) July 3, 1901.

Short Answer Questions

1. When the Rough Riders arrived in Tampa, Florida, to prepare for departure in the Spanish-American War, who commanded the army bound for Cuba?

2. What was the name of William McKinley’s campaign manager that Theodore Roosevelt spoke with in the hopes of obtaining a position, according to the author in Chapter 21, “The Glorious Retreat”?

3. What term refers to the practice where a political party, after winning an election, gives government jobs to its voters as a reward for working toward victory?

4. The author estimates Theodore Roosevelt’s losses at Elk Horn ranch to be what percentage in Chapter 15, “The Literary Feller”?

5. What admiral of the United States Navy was best known for his victory at Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War?

Short Essay Questions

1. What problems arose concerning Elliott Roosevelt in Chapter 17, “The Dear Old Beloved Brother”?

2. How did Theodore Roosevelt go about tackling civil service reform, according to the author in Chapter 16, “The Silver-Plated Reform Commissioner”?

3. How was the New York Police Commission structured during Roosevelt’s tenure there? What conflicts did Roosevelt face as Commissioner?

4. How did Theodore Roosevelt go about helping his brother Elliott in Chapter 17, “The Dear Old Beloved Brother”?

5. How does the author describe Theodore and Edith’s return to the U.S. after their wedding in Chapter 15, “The Literary Feller”?

6. How is the New York Police Commission described prior to Roosevelt’s appointment in Chapter 19, “The Biggest Man in New York”?

7. Whose help did Theodore Roosevelt solicit to help him attain the position of Assistant Secretary of the Navy in Chapter 21, “The Glorious Retreat”?

8. What major hurdle did Theodore Roosevelt overcome during his nomination as the Republican candidate for New York Governor in Chapter 26, “The Most Famous Man in America”? How was it overcome?

9. How did Theodore Roosevelt feel about being nominated for Vice President of the United States, according to the author in Chapter 28, “The Man of Destiny”?

10. When and where was President McKinley shot? Why did Theodore Roosevelt travel on vacation at this time, according to the author in the Epilogue?

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