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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. How does DuBois compare the plantation houses in Dougherty County with plantation houses in Virginia, in the time of slavery?
(a) More practical.
(b) Less imposing.
(c) More elaborate.
(d) More aristocratic.
2. Where did Alexander Crummell finally practice as a minister?
(b) New York.
3. What does DuBois say politics depends on?
(a) Purification of the ballot.
(b) Integration of communities.
(c) Safety of voters.
(d) Education of the electorate.
4. What is the outcome of John’s school in his hometown?
(a) It is set on fire.
(b) It merges with Georgia University.
(c) The Judge closes it.
(d) It becomes a regional model.
5. Where does DuBois say leadership for blacks will have to come from?
(a) The old Southern aristocracy.
(d) The blacks themselves.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the Port Royal experiment?
2. What is John humming while he waits for the police?
3. What does DuBois say might change how the Veil sits on the American blacks?
4. What does DuBois say is the keynote of the Black Belt?
5. How is Chapter 11, On the Passing of the Firstborn, different from the other chapters?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does DuBois say is the tragedy of people like Alexander Crummell?
2. What took John so long to go home?
3. How does DuBois say Christianity appealed to the blacks in slavery?
4. How does this chapter differ from the previous chapters?
5. How did Alexander Crummell overcome the temptation of Hate?
6. What does DuBois say is at the heart of the sorrow songs?
7. What is DuBois’ relation to death, in Chapter 11?
8. What was the Port Royal experiment?
9. How are the physical dwellings of blacks and whites related, in DuBois' account?
10. How does DuBois characterize the Preacher in the Southern Negro revival meeting?
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