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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: "Liberty Rhetoric" and Nineteenth-Century American Women
Submitted by: Meg Stoner on Mar 06, 2003
Date Last Modified: Mar 06, 2003
Title: Liberty Rhetoric Quiz
Description: The purpose of this quiz is to ensure that you have explored the Liberty Rhetoric website and realize its potential for information on the subject. It is an 'open-book' quiz; all the answers are contained on the Liberty Rhetoric and Nineteenth Century American Women website.


Your answers should take the form of short essay. Answers should be expressed in complete sentences. Compose your answers in a word processing program and paste into the 'LR Quiz' discussion forum.



Review other postings in the forum and comment on varying viewpoints. Respond to postings that question or provide feedback regarding your answers to the quiz questions.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered
Course: Nineteenth Century American History
Audience: College General Ed
Categories:
Learning Objectives: Students will use Internet resource site to answer quiz questions and will also engage in discussion with other learners regarding opinions and perspectives on the topic.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Liberty Rhetoric Quiz




The purpose of this quiz is to ensure that you have explored the Liberty Rhetoric website and realize its potential for information on the subject. It is an 'open-book' quiz; all the answers are contained on the website.

http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/americanstudies/lavender/liberty.html



Your answers should take the form of short essay. Answers should be expressed in complete sentences. Compose your answers in a word processing program and paste into the LR Quiz discussion forum.



Review other postings in the forum and comment on varying viewpoints. Respond to postings that question or provide feedback regarding your answers to the quiz questions.



If you have questions about the quiz please post to the Questions forum or contact the instructor via email.



Quiz Questions



1. What is liberty rhetoric? What are its origins?



2. At what point in history did the use of liberty rhetoric shift from against British domination to gaining personal freedoms?



3. Why is the Lowell Mill workers' strike used as an example of liberty rhetoric? How is it a good example? What form(s) did the rhetoric take?



4. What famous American document was used as a model for a statement regarding personal freedoms? Where was the personal freedoms statement drafted? What is it titled? Name at least five personal freedom issues discussed in the statement.



5. Where can you find more info on this subject?



I hope you found this quiz useful in expanding your knowledge of the subject area and the resource website. After you post your answers to the LR Quiz don't forget to read and respond to other postings.
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