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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. In the chapter "Raising Money," Booker relates the story of being told about a man who might be interested in donating to his school. How does Booker reach the man?
2. Booker is invited to serve on what kind of board?
3. In "Raising Money," after his meeting with a man whom he expected would donate to his school, how does Booker feel?
4. When Booker goes to the smoking car of a train after dining with two women, what happens?
5. After dining with two women in a train's dining section, Booker goes to the smoking car where he expects:
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Booker's speech at the Atlanta Exposition received?
2. What burden does Booker feel he carries as his speaking engagements increase?
3. During his speech to a large audience at the Atlanta Exposition, what does Booker focus on?
4. What important lesson does Booker T. Washington say he learns from General Armstrong?
5. Who is Rev. Robert C. Bedford?
6. Describe the attempt by Booker and his students to build a kiln for baking bricks.
7. Explain why Washington says he feels responsible for the success of Tuskegee Institute.
8. Who are Booker T. Washington's sons?
9. Describe Booker's third wife.
10. Why do Booker Washington and General Armstrong travel together to larger Northern cities?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Booker helps blacks make tremendous advances. Explain how he helps blacks advance, and how he helps bring blacks and whites together, through the following roles:
1. As a teacher.
2. As a school administrator.
3. As a fund-raiser.
4. As a public speaker.
Essay Topic 2
1. Explain Booker's views on manual labor. Why does he feel this way?
2. As a teacher and a director, how does Booker incorporate manual labor into his educational curriculum? Cite specific examples from the book.
3. How do students, other teachers, and parents feel about Booker's methods of adding practical skills to his educational curriculum? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Booker T. Washington's life as a child and a slave with his life as an adult and an educator.
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