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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Angela Davis's status as a leader in the Black movement?
(a) She was considered too young by many.
(b) She was considered too ambitious.
(c) She was appreciated.
(d) She was criticized.

2. What was Angela Davis impression of race relations in London?
(a) She thought it was unfair that blacks should still be treated so poorly in affluent nations.
(b) She thought that justice would only come from violent means.
(c) She though it was counterproductive for blacks to see whites as their enemy.
(d) She thought it was reasonable for blacks to petition whites for redress of historical grievances.

3. What status did Angela Davis obtain in order to get out of solitary confinement?
(a) Legal assistant.
(b) Member of her own legal team.
(c) Mental patient.
(d) Legal investigator.

4. How long had Angela Davis been imprisoned when she was finally released on bail?
(a) 9 months.
(b) 2 years.
(c) 16 months.
(d) 12 months.

5. Who came to see Angela Davis shortly after she was booked into jail?
(a) Charlene Mitchell.
(b) Franklin Alexander.
(c) Tamu Ushindi.
(d) Carolyn Craven.

6. What happened when the truth of the demands that interrupted the trial became known?
(a) Angela Davis was freed.
(b) Angela Davis returned to waiting for the verdict.
(c) The trial was declared a mistrial.
(d) The jury gave its verdict.

7. Why did Angela Davis feel that blacks needed to avoid a conflict with police in Los Angeles?
(a) Because LA county had permissive laws regarding police brutality.
(b) Because LA police were among the best equipped with riot gear.
(c) Because LA police had a reputation for criminal brutality.
(d) Because the LA judges were traditionally biased against political protesters.

8. What did Angela Davis learn on March 27 when the jury recessed for lunch?
(a) That the Soledad brothers had been acquitted.
(b) That Angela Davis's trial would be relocated.
(c) That charges against Angela Davis had been dropped.
(d) That George Jackson had been murdered.

9. When did Angela Davis return to the U.S.?
(a) 1965.
(b) 1968.
(c) 1967.
(d) 1969.

10. On what basis did Angela Davis's lawyers win this concession at her arraignment hearing?
(a) The trial would not be fair in that location.
(b) The charges were fabricated.
(c) The legal team was just being formed.
(d) The witnesses had obviously lied in their testimony.

11. Where did Angela Davis want to be tried?
(a) In State court.
(b) In federal court.
(c) In Los Angeles.
(d) In New York.

12. What did Angela Davis suspect about newspaper accounts of the second day of her trial?
(a) That they implied that she was involved with the adjournment.
(b) That she had threatened the judge's life.
(c) That she was guilty.
(d) That she had arranged for the juror to be attacked.

13. What was the jury's verdict on the third charge against Angela Davis?
(a) Not guilty.
(b) The count was thrown out.
(c) Guilty with prejudice.
(d) Guilty.

14. Why did Howard Moore leave the pre-trial motions to other lawyers?
(a) He had been de-barred in California.
(b) The defense team could not raise enough money for his fee.
(c) He was committed to a case in Atlanta.
(d) He had to make concessions to the local legal team.

15. When witnesses were called at Angela Davis' trial, what had they witnessed?
(a) The conversation where the kidnapping plan was developed.
(b) The scene where Angela purchased the guns.
(c) Martin Luther King Jr's assassination.
(d) The attack at the Marin County Courthouse.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did the LA police try to incite conflict after Martin Luther King's assassination?

2. How did the judges handle Angela Davis's case?

3. What demands were conveyed to Angela Davis and the court?

4. What were the Soledad Brothers accused of?

5. Why was Angela Davis's legal team dissolved?

(see the answer keys)

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