Washington: A Life Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Ron Chernow
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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Washington learned that Benedict Arnold had been conspiring with the British to capture ____________________.

2. How many years was Washington gone from his home to lead the Revolutionary army?

3. How old was the person in #105 when he/she died in 1781?

4. By what margin did Washington win the presidency of the new country?

5. Valley Forge is located in which state?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Explain the significance of the book's title. What does the author mean by calling it simply WASHINGTON: A LIFE? What was he trying to emphasize with this emphatic style? Suggest three alternate titles for this book with supporting rationale for each one.

Essay Topic 2

Create a brief character study of John Adams. What did he look like? What were his positive personality traits? What were some of his negative characteristics? What were his hopes and fears? What motivated him throughout his life?

Essay Topic 3

Create a brief character study of Alexander Hamilton. What did he look like? What were his positive personality traits? What were some of his negative characteristics? What were his hopes and fears? What motivated him throughout his life?

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