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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much time passes before Francisco is named the Viceroy of Ouidah?
2. What are the ships named for?
3. What is the currency favored by the people of Dahomey?
4. Who buries Taparica?
5. What business does Jacinto start with the help of the king?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The book doesn't focus a great deal on the slave trade though this activity is at the center of the story line. From the book, what is known about the slave trade? Compare that with what is historically accepted as fact about the trade. Do you believe there is a reason the author didn't go into deeper detail?
Essay Topic 2
There are two instances in which the characters of the book are faced with a disease. Compare the two situations, including the characters involved.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the situation that arises in which one king is replaced with another. What is the role of Francisco in this situation?
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