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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What famous accessory of Malcolm's does he purchase after his release from prison?
2. Which magazine named the book as one of the top ten nonfiction books of the 20th century?
3. According to Malcolm, what have blacks been brainwashed to worship?
4. Who does Malcolm borrow money from to go on his pilgrimage?
5. Who did Malcolm always credit in his press conferences?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare the characters of Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad.
1) In what ways are their ideas different?
2) What is their relationship to each other?
3) Why do you think they cannot sort out their differences?
Essay Topic 2
What are the advantages of legalizing drugs? What are the disadvantages? Are drugs a problem in other countries? Why do some countries cope with the drug problem better than others?
Essay Topic 3
Why did the slaves have their names changed upon arriving in America? What effect did it have on their families' identities?
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