Freedom Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Orlando Patterson
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 135 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Freedom Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Orlando Patterson
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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 kind of freedom is this, on a national level?

2. Personal freedom awareness results from the role of what Greeks?

3. Which of Aeschylus' plays does he cite?

4. By whom is society transformed?

5. How does Greek society hold women?

Short Essay Questions

1. The development of freedom as a social value can be traced to five revolutions that occurred in Athens between 7 and 4 B.C. What is one of the revolutions?

2. Patterson draws heavily on Greek drama to make his point. Give one example from which he cites.

3. The contemporaneous development of slavery and the concept of freedom characterize ancient Athens and Greece. How does Patterson again use Greek drama to support this point?

4. What does it mean to be Greek at this time?

5. Athens experiences three results from the transition to a slave economy. What are these three results?

6. What does the effect of the Peloponnesian War on Athens and Greece affect slavery?

7. What do light and darkness symbolize used by the Greek dramatist?

8. Describe the slavery issue in the South Pacific.

9. What are the living conditions of women?

10. What is a third revolution?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The living conditions of many Athenian women are harsh.

Part 1) Describe these living conditions. Why are they harsh?

Part 2) What is the connection between their conditions and slavery?

Part 3) What is surprising about the women who have the harshest of living conditions? Why this surprising?

Essay Topic 2

The Western concept of freedom arises from slavery is the basis for the greatness of Western civilization.

Part 1) What is the role of slavery in the development of freedom?

Part 2) Why is it important that slavery have a role in the Western world's concept of freedom?

Part 3) Could our concept of freedom have existed without slavery? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

As Europe emerges from the Middle Ages, there are similarities and, yet, conflicts between church and state.

Part 1) What are the similarities bet church and state? Why are the church and state in conflict?

Part 2) How is this conflict settled? How effective is this? Explain.

Part 3) How has conflict continued into modern times? How is this conflict handled today? Why is it handled this way?

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