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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. What is the name of the man who tends cattle for Francisco's mother?
2. How did the family of Francisco Manoel da Silva plan to honor his memory?
3. What is on Papa Agostinho's hat?
4. Why is the memorial event almost canceled?
5. What color does Francisco's wife always wear?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Francisco's reaction when Kenkpe summons him soon after he achieves the throne?
2. What is the main thrust of the letters Francisco writes to Joaquim?
3. Describe Jacinto and his personality.
4. Why is it that the king and Francisco clash over the king's cruelty to the slaves?
5. Describe the relationship between Francisco and his first wife.
6. How does Francisco become a blood brother to the King's half-brother?
7. What does Francisco believe will be the result of the hard work he's putting in to make the business profitable?
8. How does Francisco treat his own slaves and how do the slaves react?
9. How do the descendants of Dom Francisco arrive for the mass?
10. What does Mama Wewe remember about the professor as he is leaving headed into the forest?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Francisco come to be involved in the slave trade? What is it that forces his partners out of the trade?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the situation that arises in which one king is replaced with another. What is the role of Francisco in this situation?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the deaths of Francisco and Dona Luciana. What do the two mean to each other? Why does their relationship develop? What is the result of that relationship?
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