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Mini-Quiz: Oliver Wendell Holmes's "The Soldier's Faith" Speech of 1895

by Ron Kurtus (revised 8 August 2005)

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

1. What did problem did Holmes feel that science caused?

It has made many scientists rich

It it is cause of the world's wara

It has shaken established religion in the minds of very many

2. What is the difference between the ideals of men versus women?

Men seem to look to war, while women look to motherhood and peace

Men are always much taller than women

Men idealize the American way, while women have no opinion

3. What did the symbolic soldier speak from his grave?

Life isn't fair

I am content

Dead men tell no tales

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