Milton Hershey Chapter 16 - No Help (P155-163)

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Milton Hershey Chapter 16 - No Help (P155-163)

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Milton got home to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, he decided to walk five miles over to the Snavely home to ask his Uncles for money to invest in his business. What were three reasons he gave them to invest in his new shop?
    • A. 

      He has learned a lot from his failure in New York City.

    • B. 

      He will use the Hershey name which is well respected in Lancaster.

    • C. 

      His caramel recipe is excellent, healthy and he can use local milk, so it will sell.

    • D. 

      In Lancaster, it will be easier to make connections and build trust among people.

  • 2. 
    The Snavelys tell Milton they will not give him anymore money because he is a bad investment. What were their three reasons?
    • A. 

      He doesn't have equipment or a small room in a warehouse.

    • B. 

      They have wasted too much money on him already.

    • C. 

      His businesses failed in New York City and in Philadelphia.

    • D. 

      He is a Hershey and too much like his father.

  • 3. 
    According to Milton, the Snavelys have a lot of money and a loving happy home. They live an ideal life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Milton says a weight was lifted from his shoulders. He was 28 years old and independent. He would work for himself alone. What were three things that kept him attached to his family?
    • A. 

      His mother often told him what to do.

    • B. 

      He had his Aunt's money and her good advice.

    • C. 

      His father often convinced him do things he didn't want to do.

    • D. 

      His uncles often sent him money.

  • 5. 
    When Milton leaves the Snavelys house, it is a bright sunny day in Lancaster. It makes Milton smile. This happy image implies that Milton will stay in the country and not move away.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Milton's business only lasts for two years because his father shows up in New York City. Milton believes Henry and lets him make and sell __________________ but this puts Milton out of business again.
  • 7. 
    Milton, Fanny, Aunt Mattie and Henry all take the train back to Lancaster.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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