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1 Pages from the Holocaust
From anti-semitism in America, to life in the Warsaw Ghetto, to the horrors of the concentration camps, to the starving Jews after the war, this quiz takes you on a literary tour of writings by Jews and non-Jews on the perilous years of World War II.
Difficult
10 Q
alliefarrell
Jan 02 07
606 plays
2 "Tales, Trails and Tommyknockers"
A little trivia about Colorado's history as found in "Tales, Trails and Tommyknockers" by Myriam Friggens.
Tough
10 Q
rayven80
Jun 26 07
177 plays
3 Elaine Tyler May's "Homeward Bound"
This historical text explores why Americans returned with such force to the home in the 1950s. My quiz will mostly focus on the broad ideas May brings up in her work. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
rj211
May 14 04
246 plays
4 Quiz Writing is Exhausting
But it's not nearly as exhausting as the work the mountain men and fur trappers of the Rocky Mountains did. Let's learn a little about them, and the books that highlight their exciting, arduous and dangerous lives, shall we?
Tough
10 Q
habitsowner
Oct 26 13
240 plays
5 "Sex With the Queen" by Eleanor Herman
This quiz is based on the book by Eleanor Herman recounting the sometimes unfortunate, sometimes lusty, sometimes outrageous lives of European queens, their spouses and lovers. Simply choose the correct answer from the clues in the questions.
Tough
10 Q
woboogie
Feb 29 08
285 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:18 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* One of May's most fully explored theories has to do with what she calls "containment". According to this, where were the lives of Americans being contained?
* According to May, what became synonymous with patriotism in the Cold War Era?
* One of the reasons May gives for America's domesticity in the 1950s was a backlash against domestic disorder during what earlier era?
* What film character type became prominent during the Cold War?
* Based on May's argument, which of the following roles was most integrated into American men's sense of self?


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