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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What was the name of the woman that taught former slaves in the 1860's in the South Carolina Sea Islands?
(a) Mary Wright.
(b) Sara Brooks.
(c) Laura Towne.
(d) Martha Banks.

3. Where was Mary Church Terrell living when she heard the news of the grocer's lynching?
(a) Nashville.
(b) Fairbanks.
(c) Washington, D.C.
(d) New York City.

4. How many Black female lawyers were there coming into the 1880's?
(a) 17.
(b) 5.
(c) 54.
(d) 10.

5. What was the name of the first Black novel published in America? (1861)
(a) "Clotel."
(b) "Freedom RIngs."
(c) "A Story."
(d) "Black."

6. What did Robert Church own, eventually being ransacked in 1866?
(a) A wheat farm.
(b) A grocery.
(c) A barber shop.
(d) A saloon.

7. What was the name of the grocery that had been a target of White resentment?
(a) First Street Grocery.
(b) Southern Grocery.
(c) People's Grocery.
(d) Misson's Grocery.

8. Who was the author of the first Black novel written in America?
(a) William Wells Brown.
(b) Frederick Douglass.
(c) Richard M. Morester.
(d) W.E.B. Du Bois.

9. When did the first African men and women come to Virginia?
(a) 1567.
(b) 1687.
(c) 1734.
(d) 1619.

10. What punishment did Maria receive for attempting to burn down her master's home in Massachusetts?
(a) Sale to a tobacco farm.
(b) Banishment.
(c) Lynched.
(d) Burned at the stake.

11. Who, according to the chapter "To be a Woman Sublime," was the wealthiest and best educated Black woman of the time?
(a) Ida B. Wells.
(b) Sojourner Truth.
(c) Fannie Barrier Williams.
(d) Mary Church Terrell.

12. What club was organized by Ida Wells-Barnett in 1913.
(a) The Women's Suffrage Club.
(b) The Illinois Women's Club.
(c) The Rights of Women in Illinois Club.
(d) The Alpha Suffrage Club.

13. Whose philosophy did schools need to use in order to insure funding for Black schools?
(a) W.E.B. Du Bois.
(b) Abraham Lincoln.
(c) Booker T. Washington.
(d) Ida B. Wells.

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

15. According to Virginia law, if a Christian was found to "commit fornication" with a Negro man or woman, how would his fines multiply?
(a) By four.
(b) By two.
(c) By six.
(d) By three.

Short Answer Questions

1. What, according to the first item of business of the Black leaders' agenda, did women have to defend?

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

3. What, by order of the House of Burgesses, were masters of slaves able to do to their servants?

4. To whom did Mary Church Terrell look to for help in her address to President Harrison?

5. According to the text, what were Black women "especially adept" at doing to their masters?

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