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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many signatures did the Victoria Earle Mathew's Loyal Union collect in support of the Blair Amendment?
(a) 9,100.
(b) 8,800.
(c) 10,000+.
(d) 5,000.

2. According to an article in "The Independent," as referenced by the text in the chapter "Defending Our Name," what did White women prefer to happen to "keep their husbands straight"?
(a) That "they find suitable White mistresses to ensure pure blood."
(b) That "slaves were always on the verge of hostility."
(c) That "their husbands do wrong with colored women."
(d) That "the bastard children of their husbands were killed."

3. What did Dr. Cesare Lombroso publish in 1876?
(a) "Science of the Negro."
(b) "Adaptations of the Post-Slave."
(c) "Criminal Man."
(d) "Wickedness of the Black."

4. In 1895, who was the principal of the Tuskegee Institute?
(a) Booker T. Washington.
(b) Frederick Douglass.
(c) Terrance Williams.
(d) Andrew Carnegie.

5. What was the name of the largest Black sorority in 1908?
(a) Alpha Kappa Alpha.
(b) Kappa Delta Sigma.
(c) Pi Beta Alpha.
(d) Alpha Beta Kappa.

6. Who, at an 1869 convention, spoke in support of the Fifteenth Amendment?
(a) Mattie Griffith.
(b) Donna Mary Banks.
(c) W.E.B. Du Bois.
(d) Frances Ellen Harper.

7. Whom did Anna Julia Cooper state was the "finest woman I have ever known"?
(a) Ida B. Wells.
(b) Her mother.
(c) The slave master's wife.
(d) The slave whom acted as her mother.

8. Who, in the chapter "The Quest for Woman Suffrage," was quoted as saying "divine law makes no distinction between the sexes"?
(a) Sojourner Truth.
(b) Ida B. Wells.
(c) Frederick Douglass.
(d) Reverend R.E. Wall.

9. What did Ida B. Wells-Barnett claim robbed women of one of the most glorious advantages?
(a) Ignoring their culture.
(b) Bowing to White power.
(c) Not having children.
(d) Marrying poor.

10. Who, according to W.E.B. Du Bois, could you not bribe?
(a) White women.
(b) White people.
(c) Black people.
(d) Black women.

11. Where did Lucy C. Laney graduate from?
(a) Atlanta University.
(b) Cornell University.
(c) Princeton.
(d) William and Mary.

12. What did Ida B. Wells claim "should have a place of honor in every home"?
(a) A deed to the home.
(b) A Winchester rifle.
(c) The man of the household.
(d) Freedom papers.

13. How many Whites were shot on the Saturday night raid on the local Black grocery?
(a) 7.
(b) 3.
(c) 1.
(d) 5.

14. To whom did Mary Church Terrell look to for help in her address to President Harrison?
(a) Marcus Garvey.
(b) W.E.B. Du Bois.
(c) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(d) Federick Douglass.

15. What happened to the Gross National Product between 1869 and 1899?
(a) It doubled.
(b) It tripled.
(c) It was cut in half.
(d) It was cut by one fourth.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was lynched at the opening of the book?

2. Who was the leading suffragist of the Tuskegee Woman's Club (as denoted in the chapter "The Quest for Woman Suffrage")?

3. Who became dean of Howard University, was a founding member of the NAACP, and opposed women's suffrage?

4. Whom did the Fifteenth Amendment permit the right to vote to?

5. What nation's exhibit did Frederick Douglass preside over at the exposition of 1893?

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