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Edward P. Jones
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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. What event caused the loss of county records in Manchester County?
(a) An earthquake.
(b) The Civil War.
(c) A 1912 fire.
(d) The dissolution of the county.

2. Who is Clara Martin?
(a) Skiffington's mother-in-law.
(b) Skiffington's cousin by marriage.
(c) Skiffington's mother.
(d) Skiffington's cousin.

3. What ailment does Robbins suffer from?
(a) Diabetes.
(b) High blood pressure.
(c) Cancer.
(d) Seizures.

4. Who stops Augustus as he makes his way home after delivery furniture to a client?
(a) Travis, Peoples, and Kinsey.
(b) Peoples, Kinsey, and Elias.
(c) Skiffington, Robbins, and Thomas.
(d) Travis, Skiffington, and Robbins.

5. What type of writing does Anderson Frazier do?
(a) Pamphlets.
(b) Non-fiction books.
(c) Articles.
(d) Novels.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who dies as his wife and teacher discuss the fate of two slaves whose owner has died?

2. Who is Reverend Moffett having an affair with?

3. What habit does Ramsey have that causes trouble for him and for Fern?

4. What do these men do to Augustus despite the fact that he is a free man?

5. Who digs Henry's grave before the funeral service?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who asks Fern to take Henry on as a student? Why?

2. Who dies in Chapter 1?

3. Why does Fern disagree with the idea that blacks owning slaves is like owning your own family?

4. Why does Calvin not shake the slaves' hands and what does he wish to do with his own slaves?

5. Who is Jean Boussard accused of killing?

6. What causes the feud between Harvey Travis and Clarence Wilford?

7. Who does Calvin have a crush on? Why does Calvin believe this person would rebuff any suggestions of romance? Where does Calvin want to go and why?

8. Before Henry is freed, who does he go with Robbins to Richmond to track down and return to Manchester County?

9. Who was Henry Townsend's first slave?

10. What is significant about the fact that Henry Townsend owns slaves?

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