Chapter 17 – Starting Over (P164-177)

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  • 1. 
    Http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/10/lancaster-caramels_n_4077702.html (Here is a newspaper article about  their caramels. You can buy them in January 2014.)  Milk was the ingredient that made Milton Hershey’s Caramel’s so good.   What were three reasons that milk was better than paraffin?
    • A. 

      It was healthy and wholesome.

    • B. 

      It was cheaper and never spoiled like paraffin.

    • C. 

      It tasted better than paraffin in caramels.

    • D. 

      It was safe and not dangerous to drink anymore because of pasteurization.

  • 2. 
    Milton did everything himself now as an independent businessman. What were two things he did that his mother and Aunt used to help him with?
    • A. 

      He developed his own chocolates without his aunt’s money.

    • B. 

      He sold the caramels on the street without his mother’s help.

    • C. 

      He made his own plans and business decisions.

    • D. 

      He wrapped his own caramels

  • 3. 
    Milton’s mother and Aunt Mattie come to his new workshop and offer to help him under one condition. What does Milton promise he will never do?
    • A. 

      He will never let his father set foot in his shop again.

    • B. 

      He will never let his father come over to his house again.

    • C. 

      He will never let his father be a part of his business or take his advice again.

    • D. 

      He will never see his father again.

  • 4. 
    Milton’s business is too small so he needs to expand. What are two reasons that it was too small?
    • A. 

      He could only work from a small warehouse with no store.

    • B. 

      He only had a small store.

    • C. 

      He could only sell his caramels from a pushcart.

    • D. 

      He only had five employees.

  • 5. 
    He asks his aunt to sign with him for a loan from the bank.  She tells him she will think about it. She says yes because she can offer the bank a small house on South Queen Street as collateral.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Milton gets a loan for $700 but he only has three months to pay it back.  What are two things Milton says that he needs?
    • A. 

      He needs little luck.

    • B. 

      He needs more people to help him sell his candies.

    • C. 

      He needs to sell a million caramels in 90 days.

    • D. 

      He needs a large order.

  • 7. 
    An importer from England arrives at Milton’s door. What was his name?
  • 8. 
    Milton accepts the order and then he goes to the bank to ask for another ____________________ .
  • 9. 
    He needs to convince Mr. Brennenman to give him a large amount of money but at first he refuses. Milton decides to show him the factory and give him a taste of his caramels. Mr. Brennenman still refuses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is your opinion?  Would you give money to “a young man and two old ladies?” Why?
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