The World's Great Speeches Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What country was founded on the principles not to oppress the undefended, nor fear the aggressive?

2. What country was France having issues with in 1962?

3. Who said "I think Music has the most mighty, universal, and immediate effect"?

4. According to Horace Porter, what was the woman's first home?

5. What lake did Chief Justice Earl Warren's home overlook?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the principal mission of the United Nations?

2. How did Dorothy Thompson view isolation?

3. According to Nixon, what did the oath of the President mean?

4. Discuss the difference between merchants and ministers.

5. How did Truman suggest strengthening freedom-loving nations against the dangers of aggression?

6. What three elements represented the five members that completed the most important part of a war cabinet?

7. What did democracy mean to James Bryant Conant?

8. What is the tradition of Irish learning?

9. Describe Charles de Gaulle's reflections on the last four years in the "Independence for Algeria" speech.

10. Describe the impatience of the American people in the chapter "International Affairs and the United States".

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Edouard Daladier was the Premier of France in 1940. Daladier delivered a speech that suggested that the Nazis' true goal was slavery.

Part 1) Discuss the domination of the Nazis.

Part 2) How did the Nazi propaganda affect the human heart?

Part 3) What did the Nazi leaders do according to Daladier?

Essay Topic 2

Several speeches in the text focused on military leaders addressing their troops. Compare and contrast Hannibal's "To His Soldiers" and Leon Trotsky's "To the Red Army" speeches.

Essay Topic 3

Lincoln discussed the Dred Scott decision in the speech "On His Nomination to the Senate".

Part 1) Who was Dred Scott?

Part 2) Identify and explain the three points of the Dred Scott decision in connection with Stephen Douglas' "care-not" policy.

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