Theodosia Burr Alston: Life & Disappearance


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Theodosia Burr was the daughter of which famous vice president?

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1. What languages could Theodosia read?

2. Where did Theodosia move to after her marriage to Joseph Alston?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this five-question quiz and worksheet will help you assess how much you know about Theodosia Burr Alston, such as where she moved to after marriage and languages she could read. The worksheet can be printed either with or without an answer key.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your knowledge of the following will be tested during this quiz:

  • Theodosia Burr Alston's famous father
  • Languages Theodosia Burr Alston could read
  • Where she moved after her marriage to Joseph Alston
  • Who Theodosia Burr Alston was writing to in a specified passage
  • Popular theory about her disappearance

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Theodosia Burr Alston
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Theodosia's disappearance and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who Theodosia was writing to in a given letter

Additional Learning

To take an even closer look at this woman's life, review the related lesson titled Theodosia Burr Alston: Life & Disappearance. Here are a few examples of what's included in this lesson:

  • Overview of Theodosia Burr Alston's life
  • When and where she was born
  • Where Theodosia Burr Alston and her husband spent their honeymoon
  • Reason why she was unable to birth more than one child