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The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America Quiz

Louis Menand
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

The authority of _________ characterizes pre-modern societies, but not modern societies. (from Part 5, Chapter 15 Freedoms, Section 5 | Part 5, Epilogue)

2.

After teaching high school in Pennsylvania, John Dewey enrolled at _________ in 1882. (from Part 3, Chapter 9 The Metaphysical Club, Section 5 | Part 4, Chapter 10 Burlington, Section 1 | Part 4, Chapter 10 Burlington, Section 2)

3.

Quetlet published several pieces that pointed to societal factors instead of biological factors. Which country in Europe were unsure of his work? (from Part 3, Chapter 8 The Law of Errors, Section 3 | Part 3, Chapter 8 The Law of Errors, Section 4 | Part 3, Chapter 9 The Metaphysical Club, Section 1)

4.

The university presidents still gave __________ and fired faculty for not expressing the views of the college. (from Part 5, Chapter 15 Freedoms, Section 3 | Part 5, Chapter 15 Freedoms, Section 4)

5.

A land grant was received for the school that stipulated that it be run by __________. (from Part 3, Chapter 9 The Metaphysical Club, Section 5 | Part 4, Chapter 10 Burlington, Section 1 | Part 4, Chapter 10 Burlington, Section 2)

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