Scandals study guide questions - Terri York History 1301 Study Guide American Scandals Part I Chapter 1 What was Ben Franklins sons name What kind of

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Terri York History 1301 Study Guide American Scandals Part I Chapter 1 What was Ben Franklin s sons name? What kind of things did Ben and his son do together? Why do we not know much about Ben s son? What caused the rift between Ben and his son? Was Ben s son loyal to Great Britain for personal gain? What position did his son have in the colonies? What happened to Ben s son when the Declaration was signed? What ultimately happened to his son? Chapter 2 What was Mary Washington s big complain about her son? Was Washington guilty of neglecting his mom? Chapter 3 Who were John Q. Adams s sons? What was wrong with George and John? What became of Charles? How did John Q treat his sons? What college did the boys attend? How was their performance at school? What happened to John and 50 others at college?
Why? What happened to George? Do you think John Q s control of him affected George? Do you think JQ was partly responsible? Chapter 4 How long did Sam Houston s marriage to Eliza last? What state was Houston from? What group did he live with? Who was Sam s hero and mentor? What job did Sam have when he married? What was the age difference between Sam and Eliza? When did things begin to go wrong for the couple? What did Eliza soon do? What did Eliza s actions do to Sam? Did Houston ever re-marry? Did he have kids? What successes does Sam have to his name? Chapter 5 How did William Herndon describe Mary Lincoln? What problems of Mary s caused issues between she and Abe? How did Lincoln handle Mary s fits? What did Robert Lincoln do to his mom? Why? What was she charged with? How had Robert assured her commitment? How did Mrs. Lincoln react? What role did Isaac Arnold play?
Did Robert Lincoln testify against his mother? Where was Mary sent? How did Mary finally get out? Who else intervened on Mary s behalf? How did they get her released? How long did Mary stay in the asylum? What was Mary and Robert s relationship like afterward? Part II Chapter 1 What talents does Adams attribute to Washington? How did Adams feel about Ben Franklin? How did Adams describe Franklin? When did the 2 men begin to have differences? Why did Adams come to resent Franklin in Paris? How did their views different concerning politics in France? What did Franklin tell Congress bout Adams?

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