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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the chapter "To Be a Woman Sublime," according to Francis Ellen Harper the nineteenth century is discovering what?
(a) "Woman herself."
(b) "Colored women."
(c) "Man's power over woman."
(d) "Woman's power over man."

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

3. What was the name of the first Black child born in America?
(a) Baby Williams.
(b) Baby Wells.
(c) Baby Douglass.
(d) Baby Anthoney.

4. How many Black women were registered to vote in New York, where their vote successfully brought about the delegation of Gertrude Curtis and Laura Fisher to the Republican Convention?
(a) 40,000.
(b) 75,000.
(c) 82,000.
(d) 68,000.

5. In 1915, how many state and local branches did the Black Chamber of Commerce have?
(a) 250.
(b) 16.
(c) 170.
(d) 600.

6. Who was the leading suffragist of the Tuskegee Woman's Club (as denoted in the chapter "The Quest for Woman Suffrage")?
(a) Margie Malcolm Knews.
(b) Adella Hunt Logan.
(c) Dorothy Lewerys.
(d) Sarah Brooks Banks.

7. 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."

8. According to the text, what were Black women "especially adept" at doing to their masters?
(a) Seducing them.
(b) Burning fields.
(c) Poisoning them.
(d) Escaping them.

9. What was the name of the White women's club founded in 1868 because of the exclusion of women journalists.
(a) The American Woman Writers Club.
(b) The American Journalists Club.
(c) The New York Woman Writers Club.
(d) The Sorosis Women's Club.

10. What, according to the first item of business of the Black leaders' agenda, did women have to defend?
(a) Moral integrity.
(b) Their ability to work.
(c) Complacency.
(d) Self-love.

11. What did the text claim was so "rampant" in the South that thousands of Black women were compelled to leave the South?
(a) Lynchings.
(b) Sexual exploitation.
(c) Wife beatings.
(d) Murders.

12. Who wrote "Voice of the South"?
(a) Dawn South.
(b) Anna Julia Cooper.
(c) W.E.B. Du Bois.
(d) Maria Strena Markerson.

13. According to the chapter "Defending Our Name," who "stole the show" at the founding meeting of the uniting of the National Federation of Afro-American Women and the National Association of Colored Women?
(a) Sojourner Truth.
(b) J. Rosamond Johnson.
(c) Harriet Tubman.
(d) Ida B. Wells.

14. What caused the death of both of Ida B. Wells' parents?
(a) Small pox.
(b) Yellow fever.
(c) Polio.
(d) Diphtheria.

15. According to the Chapter "Defending Our Name," what city in 1893 exported more cotton than any other city in America?
(a) Birmingham.
(b) Nashville.
(c) Charleston.
(d) Memphis.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Ida B. Wells claim "should have a place of honor in every home"?

2. Whom did Anna Julia Cooper state was the "finest woman I have ever known"?

3. What did the text in the chapter "Prelude to a Movement" detail that captains of industry would later be called?

4. What city did the lynching occur at the opening of the book?

5. Who wrote an editorial in the newspaper "Free Speech" that spoke of the lynching of the grocer?

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