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Multiple Choice Questions

1. According the the sermon "On Suffering Persecution", who holds forth to us the immortal crown?
(a) The King.
(b) The Prince.
(c) God.
(d) The Queen.

2. According to the speech "On the Dissolution of Parliament", who was seized so Colonel Overton might lead the army?
(a) General Monk.
(b) Oliver Cromwell.
(c) Sir Edward Grey.
(d) Sir Robert Walpole.

3. In a speech delivered on February 3, 1800, who refused to negotiate with Napoleon Bonaparte?
(a) Oliver Cromwell.
(b) Warren Hastings.
(c) Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
(d) William Pitt.

4. Who was interested in politics, but placed social reforms before political independence?
(a) Jan C. Smuts.
(b) Sun Yat-sen.
(c) Mohandas Ghandi.
(d) Rabindranath Tagore.

5. Who served on the U.S. Supreme Court for over half a century and delivered the speech "Live--I am Coming"?
(a) John Marshall.
(b) Grover Cleveland.
(c) Oliver Wendell Holmes.
(d) Elihu Root.

6. In what United States city did Sir Wilfrid Laurier defend Great Britain's cause, and support for the Great War?
(a) Philadelphia.
(b) San Francisco.
(c) Chicago.
(d) New York.

7. In the speech "To His Troops", where did Catiline say people waited after losing their property?
(a) Carthage.
(b) Rome.
(c) Athens.
(d) Corinth.

8. Which territory did Sir Wilfrid Laurier discuss on the floor of the House of Commons?
(a) Oregon.
(b) Washington.
(c) Vancouver.
(d) Alaska.

9. What empire did Isocrates tell Greece to resist?
(a) The Ottoman.
(b) The Roman .
(c) The Prussian.
(d) The Persian.

10. According to the speech "Before the Battle of Leuthen, 1757", whose army is twice as strong?
(a) Frederick the Great.
(b) Prince Karl.
(c) Prince Eugene.
(d) Duke of Bevern.

11. Who gave the speech known as the "Funeral Oration?
(a) Julius Caesar.
(b) Pericles.
(c) Socrates.
(d) Demosthenes.

12. According to the speech "American Labor", what was the best market for American agriculture?
(a) The American Farmer.
(b) American labor.
(c) The people of Europe.
(d) The poorer nations of Africa.

13. Who wrote about Phillip's "violation of the peace"?
(a) Cato the Elder.
(b) Pericles.
(c) Demosthenes.
(d) Socrates.

14. According to John L. Lewis' "The Rights of Labor", what opposed communism?
(a) Urbanization.
(b) Unionization.
(c) Free Trade.
(d) Our way of life.

15. Who made a plea to Lord Mayor in 1882 to come to the aid of the Russian Jews?
(a) Cardinal Manning.
(b) Oliver Cromwell .
(c) John Wesley.
(d) Emmeline Pankhurst.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Cicero, who had upheld and continued to uphold freedom by zeal and wisdom?

2. Who was an outspoken imperialist and pursued the expansion of the British empire?

3. Who advocated for anti-slavery and woman's suffrage and was arrested for voting in a presidential election?

4. According to Daniel Webster, who erected the government of the U.S.?

5. Who started the Hull House, a famous settlement for Social Service in Chicago?

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