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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many volts of electricity pass through the body of a prisoner in the electric chair?
(a) 1,900.
(b) 2,000.
(c) 1,700.
(d) 1,600.

2. In Chapter 3, how large were the cells where death row inmates were housed?
(a) 5 by 10 feet.
(b) 5 by 8 feet.
(c) 6 by 9 feet.
(d) 6 by 11 feet.

3. When did the State of Idaho ban interracial marriage?
(a) 1893.
(b) 1911.
(c) 1921.
(d) 1884.

4. What was the name of the couple who began corresponding with Charlie?
(a) Mr. and Mrs. Carter.
(b) Mr. and Mrs. Coleman.
(c) Mr. and Mrs. Jennings.
(d) Mr. and Mrs. Ross.

5. What did Stevenson study in college?
(a) Anthropology.
(b) Computer Science.
(c) Philosophy.
(d) Engineering.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was the SPDC located when Stevenson started his internship?

2. When did Stevenson and Eva Ansley discover an opportunity to get federal funding to create a legal center to represent people on death row in Alabama?

3. When Earl MGahee was tried by an all-white jury in Dallas County, what percent of the county was African American?

4. When did the Supreme Court uphold the death penalty for juveniles?

5. When did the Supreme Curt rule that underrepresentation of racial minorities and women in jury pools was unconstitutional?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Stevenson describe his preparation to meet a condemned man in 1983?

2. As Stevenson spent time with McMillian, what did he learn about the man?

3. Where was the SPDC located, and what were the working conditions like when Stevenson worked there?

4. What was the visitation room like where Stevenson met Henry?

5. In Chapter 3, what happened to a young African American man named Michael Donald?

6. What was Myers's version of the murder of Ronda Morrison?

7. Why did Stevenson live with Steve Bright when he first worked in Atlanta?

8. What murder shocked Monroevill in 1986?

9. Who was Steve Bright?

10. What did Stevenson study in college, and why did he decide to attend law school?

(see the answer keys)

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