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Mini-Quiz: Barack Obama's Address before the 2004 Democratic Convention

by Ron Kurtus (revised 8 August 2005)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What was the purpose of Obama's speech?

To promote John Kerry for President

To raise funds for the election

To entertain those at the convention

2. Why would over 900 men and women not be returning to their hometowns?

Many decided to live in New York

They re-enlisted for an extended tour of duty in the military service

They were killed in the war

3. How did he inspire his audience?

By his passion and patriotism

By appealing to their baser instincts

By wearing his military uniform

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Learning from Historical Speeches. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama, Three Rivers Press (2004) $13.95

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