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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 are Malcolm and the others looking for at the police station?
2. What is Malcolm's response when the police tell them to return in the morning?
3. What does Luther tell Malcolm about the first people ever created?
4. What is the importance of meeting the Leader?
5. What does Malcolm say Luther is the first to do in the prison?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are Luther, Sidney, and Malcolm waiting outside a classroom one day?
2. What life-changing information does Malcolm finally receive from Luther?
3. After Malcolm follows Luther out of prison, where does he go?
4. What happens when the white policemen arrive at the fight?
5. Who are Betty's students in the class?
6. What quickly becomes clear about Luther's son, Sidney?
7. What further instruction does Luther give Malcolm?
8. Who sees the potential in Malcolm and gives him good advice?
9. Who does Malcolm meet at the subway later one night?
10. Who gets beaten badly although he had nothing to do with the original fight?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on The Role of Religion in Race Relations. Contrast the racist Christian community with the backlash racism that came from the Black Muslim culture. Is there any difference? End your essay with comments on how religion should play a role in uniting people rather than creating a great divide.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on How Things Have Changed Since Malcolm X. Include such things as the civil rights movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the rise of political figures such as Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and Andrew Young. Conclude with the election of President Barak Obama.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on What Malcolm Might Have Said. From indications in the scenario, find two or three points that Malcolm might have intended to cover in his Audubon Ballroom speech. Discuss each point in detail, giving examples from the scenario.
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