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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. In what city did Black washerwomen announce that they were going to charge a standard rate for their work? (1866)
(a) Jackson.
(b) Memphis.
(c) Montgomery.
(d) Nashville.

4. Who were servant women sold to if they were found guilty of bearing a child of her master's in Virginia?
(a) The church.
(b) Another slave holder outside of Virginia.
(c) The local governing male.
(d) The local prison authorities.

5. Whom did the Fifteenth Amendment permit the right to vote to?
(a) Black men and women.
(b) Black men and white women.
(c) Black men.
(d) White women.

6. Who, in 1609, was sold to a group of Native Americans by Captain John Smith?
(a) Henry Spelman.
(b) Frederick Glass.
(c) Thomas Slavern.
(d) Scott Maze.

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

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

9. 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 "the bastard children of their husbands were killed."
(d) That "their husbands do wrong with colored women."

10. What was the name of the slave in 1741 that attempted to burn down the entire settlement of Charleston, Massachusetts?
(a) Mary.
(b) Kate.
(c) Sylvia.
(d) Ida.

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

12. 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) 68,000.
(c) 75,000.
(d) 82,000.

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

14. According to the chapter "To be a Woman Sublime," what was judged by where a woman wanted to go rather than by where she was?
(a) Equality.
(b) Morality.
(c) Worth.
(d) Character.

15. Who, according to a law passed by the House of Burgesses, had to give female slaves permission before they could marry?
(a) The slave-master of the premises.
(b) Their master.
(c) The federal government.
(d) The local government.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Ida B. Wells-Barnett claim robbed women of one of the most glorious advantages?

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

3. Who, according to W.E.B. Du Bois, could you not bribe?

4. In 1830, who did Maria Stewart tell that it was their duty to cultivate a pure heart and thirst for knowledge in their children?

5. What happened to the Gross National Product between 1869 and 1899?

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