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Mini-Quiz: Strange Life of Lee Harvey Oswald: Assassination

by Ron Kurtus (updated 19 January 2022)

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

1. Did Oswald plan much in advance to assassinate Kennedy?

Yes, that is why he got the job at the Texas School Book Depository

Oswald usually didn't make plans, except when to travel

No, it was really an opportunity that just came to him

2. Why did Oswald want Attorney John Abt to defend him?

Abt had successfully defended O.J. Simpson

Abt had successfully defended various radicals

Abt was willing to work for free

3. Why were there so many conspiracy theories?

There were many strange coincidences involving the case

Theories were created to sell more newspapers

Because all the facts show that Oswald was not even there at the time

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in understanding the Biographies of famous people. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

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Chronology of Oswald's life - Marquette University

Lee Harvey Oswald - Famous Texans

Lee Harvey Oswald - Spartacus Schoolnet, United Kingdom

Lee Harvey Oswald in Russia - Conspiracy theory

The Assassination Goes Hollywood - Refuting "facts" of Oliver Stone movie JFK

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