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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did the man's arguments with his girlfriend end?
2. What does Cleaver say the American public sees South Vietnam as?
3. What does Cleaver tell Axelrod he thinks he deserves?
4. What Communist nation does Cleaver talk about in this chapter?
5. What does Cleaver say Communist governments use police for?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Cleaver think that the world needs police and the military?
2. What is Cleaver's opinion of black men in this final chapter?
3. Why does Cleaver think President Johnson opposes sit-ins and teach-ins?
4. What events does Cleaver attribute to bridging the racial gap?
5. What does Cleaver think threatens the Negro revolution?
6. What does Cleaver think is the only way to guarantee black security?
7. Why does Cleaver think it is a mistake to attack the police?
8. What does Cleaver think Americans think of themselves collectively?
9. Why does Cleaver think that white women seek out men socially beneath them?
10. How does Cleaver think humankind began?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Outline Cleaver's prison routine. How do the students think this routine benefited Cleaver? How did Cleaver make the most of his days?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss differences between the novel and autobiography formats. What are the main elements of a novel? What are the main elements of an autobiography? What can novelists express that an autobiographer cannot? How can autobiographies keep to the facts while still maintaining a level of entertainment?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Cleaver think there is a need for police and military? Did he think rioters had any other choice other than to attack the police and military? Was the attack on the police in particular an example of the American blacks' disorganization?
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