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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tells Sweet about the house on Garland Avenue?
2. There was a large movement to destroy which entity?
3. Where did the couple meet?
4. Sweet's new position caused him to become which of the following?
5. What group of brothers joined the movement?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe briefly the election debacle involving the KKK.
2. What group was founded in July? What was its purpose?
3. How does Sweet's attitude change once he starts attending medical school?
4. What were the conditions like in the black section of the city?
5. When do the Sweets move into their home? Why did Dr. Sweet choose that specific date and time?
6. What kind of protection do the Sweets use to ward off any attackers?
7. What was the purpose and scope of the AME? What was it?
8. When Sweet was arrested, he carried with him a piece of evidence. What was it?
9. What was the real estate situation in Detroit at the time?
10. How did Sweet spend his first months in Detroit?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss in detail the family history of the Sweets, from slavery to professional success. Include as many historical facts as possible.
Essay Topic 2
Write how you think the Sweet trial would be handled in today's court system. How would the approach change? Would the case receive national media attention like the Sweet's case? Would the case require the intervention of the NAACP and high powered attorneys? State reasons for your opinions, using as many facts as possible.
Essay Topic 3
Write your own version of the first trial from the point of view of Gladys Sweet. Include as many details as possible, in and out of the courtroom.
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