Have You Read Tempest At Dawn?

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Have You Read Tempest At Dawn?

James D. Best did a fine job describing USA's beginnings. This history book is a page turner you simply must read. So, have you read it? What can you tell us about Tempest At Dawn?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When does the plot of this book take place? 
    • A. 

      In 1987

    • B. 

      In 1887

    • C. 

      In 1787

    • D. 

      In 1878

  • 2. 
    The story is told from how many viewpoints? 
    • A. 

      Fifty five

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Two

  • 3. 
    Which former President starts the story in this book?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      James Knox Polk

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 4. 
    What's the name of the convention that happened in 1787? 
    • A. 

      The Republican Convention

    • B. 

      The Geneva Convention

    • C. 

      The Constitutional Convention

    • D. 

      The Democratic Convention

  • 5. 
    Who wasn't attending The Constitutional Convention? 
    • A. 

      Zachary Taylor

    • B. 

      Ben Franklin

    • C. 

      Robert Sherman

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 6. 
    How many men attended the Constitutional convention? 
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      55

    • D. 

      105

  • 7. 
    How was the situation in the USA during these events? 
    • A. 

      The economy was fine, but the military forces were totally dismembered.

    • B. 

      The economy was recovering from a terrible crisis.

    • C. 

      It was the golden time of the States.

    • D. 

      Chaotic, with a crisis in economy and a constant threat of anarchy.

  • 8. 
    Why was the Convention originally called? 
    • A. 

      To find a way how to organise states.

    • B. 

      To revise the Articles of Confederation

    • C. 

      To create a plan about attacking the native Americans.

    • D. 

      To come up with a plan to abolish slavery.

  • 9. 
    What actually happened at the Convention? 
    • A. 

      Slavery was abolished.

    • B. 

      The first Afro-American President was elected.

    • C. 

      The USA lost Alaska and Florida.

    • D. 

      The USA was founded.

  • 10. 
    What does James Madison do at the end of the book? 
    • A. 

      He gives a lecture at the University about the Convention.

    • B. 

      He leaves the USA because he's not content with the life there.

    • C. 

      He talks to his grandchildren about the founding fathers.

    • D. 

      He gives an interview about why slavery wasn't eliminated at the Convention.