Roots Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Kizzy arrested?

2. What is the surprise that Cynthia and Will are given by their daughter in 1921?

3. What is the name of the white man who is appointed overseer by Master Murray?

4. What is the name of the new masters who have purchased Matilda and her family?

5. What does Kizzy learn will keep her new master busy for several days, thereby saving her from being raped again for that length of time?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Who is the man they call "Ol' George?" How does he come to be part of the lives of Tom's family? What is it that prompts him to go with the family when they leave for Tennessee?

Essay Topic 2

What is the immediate reaction of Tom and the family when they learn that of the Emancipation Proclamation? How does it change over time, and what is the end result?

Essay Topic 3

At one point Kizzy says that Tom Lea's chickens stole George from them. What does she mean and how do those chickens eventually impact the lives of the entire family?

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