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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Denver agreed to the Colorado trip, but warned Ron of what?
2. What did Deborah do, despite the doctor's opinion?
3. By which means of transportation did Denver travel to Colorado?
4. Why was Denver's passionate speech about Deborah surprising?
5. How many people gathered for Deborah's memorial service?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the childhoods of Ron and Denver. Find two similarities and two differences. Do you think they would have been friends as children, had they met at a young age?
Essay Topic 2
After Denver escaped the plantation on a freight train, he wandered for several years before ending up homeless on the streets of Fort Worth and eventually arriving at the Union Gospel Mission.
Part 1. Explain the "hobo code of honor" and how Denver ended up with a car because of it. For what purpose did Denver use the car?
Part 2. Under what conditions did Denver finally accept a bed at the mission?
Part 3. Explain what and where The Lot was. What did the mission volunteers do there?
Essay Topic 3
Sharecropping has been called a modern form of slavery. It was all Denver knew for the first thirty years of his life.
Part 1. Explain how sharecropping works.
Part 2. Describe the life of the sharecropper who harvests the land.
Part 3. Explain who the Man is.
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