Who Was Alfred Thayer Mahan? - Biography & Theories


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Alfred Thayer Mahan attended which school?

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1. Which of the following was not a recommendation made by Alfred Thayer Mahan?

2. After Alfred Thayer Mahan retired from the navy in 1896, he:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Alfred Thayer Mahan influenced sea powers around the world with his theories and publications. The quiz covers facts about his life and details about his navy service.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Recommendations made by Mahan regarding sea power
  • Mahan's beliefs about having a large naval presence
  • What happened to Mahan after he retired from the navy
  • The results of Mahan's books and theories

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the school Mahan attended
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about Mahan's retirement
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most essential information from the lesson on Mahan's life and beliefs

Additional Learning

Learn more by reviewing the lesson called Who Was Alfred Thayer Mahan? - Biography & Theories. This lesson covers:

  • Mahan's early life and education
  • Navy service rendered by Mahan during the Civil War
  • Mahan's famous publications on sea power