Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - A Powerful Apprenticeship, A Clumsy Entrance on the World Stage and Love and Massacre
1. Describe what George Washington was by birth and training according to Flexner.
2. Describe George Washington's childhood home.
3. Describe Fort Le Boeuf.
4. What were George Washington's feelings about Sally Fairfax?
Short Essay Question - Desperation and Disillusionment, George Washington's First War and A Virginia Businessman
5. Describe the British operations after becoming tired of the Ohio Wilderness in 1755.
6. Why did General John Forbes dislike George Washington?
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