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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. When was the union of workers associated with the Pullman Palace Car Company established?
(a) 1948.
(b) 1935.
(c) 1945.
(d) 1942.

2. What item do the slaves take off the plantation owner's clothing in "We Organized"?
(a) A button.
(b) A pin.
(c) A string.
(d) A patch.

3. What does Esau's mother believe Esau should do with his psychic abilities in "The Sight"?
(a) Share them with her.
(b) Hide them.
(c) Use them for profit.
(d) Repent for them.

4. From what job position did Lester retire in "The 11:59"?
(a) Conductor.
(b) Pullman porter.
(c) Coal shoveler.
(d) Mechanic.

5. What does Esau begin having nightmares about in "The Sight"?
(a) A fire.
(b) A dead relative.
(c) Criminals.
(d) Bears.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Esau send his wife and children after he begins having nightmares in "The Sight"?

2. The slaves in "We Organized" take an item off what piece of the plantation owner's clothing?

3. Why is Henri a free black man and not a slave in "The Legend of Pin Oak"?

4. When did the second development of the Ku Klux Klan flourish nationwide in the U.S.?

5. Esau's father exploits his son's psychic abilities where in "The Sight"?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Esau injure himself in "The Sight"? Does he reach his family in time?

2. How is the slave master described in "We Organized"? What does he do to cause the slaves to rise against him?

3. Who researches the story of Henri in "The Legend of Pin Oak" years later? What does she find?

4. What historical relevance does Lester have in "The 11:59"?

5. What happens when the police question Alvin in "Justice"?

6. What is Ajax adept at using in "We Organized"? How is this revealed?

7. What stories does Lester regale in "The 11:59"?

8. Why does Harper attempt to sell Henri in "The Legend of Pin Oak"? Why doesn't he?

9. Where does Esau send his family for fear of a fire in "The Sight"? Where does the fire take place?

10. What happens on Esau's birthday as an adult in "The Sight"?

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