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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do the men in the license plate shop cheer Luther?
2. What does Luther accuse Malcolm of spending his life doing?
3. Why does Laura say she will never go to Malcolm's Temple?
4. What does Laura say she needs from Malcolm?
5. What does Luther tell Malcolm about using his fists?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Being Careful About Friendships. Start with how Malcolm thought Luther and the Leader were his friends only to learn of their jealousy and danger to him and his family. Go to Sidney who was his friend as long as he held to the militant line. Then cover how the masses who once cheered him on, turned against his new message of conciliation.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on The Motivation of Malcolm X. The main points are (1) fear of white oppression in his youth, (2) anger at the years of slavery and subservience of the black people, (3) acceptance of Luther's idea of the black nation, and (4) delivering a conciliatory message after his trip to Mecca. In all of this, show what his motivation is and what it is not.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Things That Can Change Personal Views. Pick three areas such as (1) a religious experience, (2) a near death experience, or (3) a wartime experience and write an essay on events that can change a person dramatically.
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