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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. White was upset about the cost of what?
2. Who was sent to Detroit to investigate?
3. What is the issue with hiring the high profile attorneys?
4. How did the rock throwers arrive at the Sweet house?
5. What was the outcome of the case?
Short Essay Questions
1. How was the legal team for the Sweets finally united?
2. Aside from notoriety, how did Darrow's presence help the Sweet case?
3. Who was Weldon Johnson?
4. What is the crux of Toms' case?
5. Why was White unhappy with the decision made by the court?
6. How did the chores of trial break down for Darrow and Hays?
7. How did the men explain their presence at the Sweets' house?
8. What was the resolution between Rowlette and the NAACP?
9. Where did Sweet and Gladys travel after he was released? What was the purpose?
10. List the date and names of all parties involved in opening day of the Sweet trial.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Sweets were held in jail without bail or the ability to have visitors. Examine if either of those things infringed on any of their civil rights. Also examine the purpose and use of Miranda rights during an arrest.
Essay Topic 2
Examine the career and professional skills of Clarence Darrow. Detail Darrow's educational history, evolution as an attorney, involvement in the Sweet case, and other famous cases in which he participated.
Essay Topic 3
Inspector Schuknecht chose to ignore evidence present at the house on Garland Avenue. Discuss the inspector's motives and rationalizations. How did the misreporting of the evidence affect the case? What were the consequences for Schuknecht's actions? How might the inspector's misstep affect future cases?
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