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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How many lynchings occurred in 1892?
(a) 255.
(b) 307.
(c) 673.
(d) 168.

3. In 1913, what group organized a march in Washington, D.C. for the day before Woodrow Wilson's inauguration?
(a) The NAACP.
(b) The BWLA.
(c) The WOW.
(d) The NAWSA.

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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.

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

11. What nation's exhibit did Frederick Douglass preside over at the exposition of 1893?
(a) Haiti.
(b) Jamaica.
(c) Cuba.
(d) South Africa.

12. Who, in 1867, spoke against the Fifteenth Amendment before the AERA?
(a) Frederick Douglass.
(b) Ida B. Wells.
(c) Sojourner Truth.
(d) Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

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

14. In what year did the Fifteenth Amendment pass?
(a) 1870.
(b) 1880.
(c) 1884.
(d) 1874.

15. 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) Federick Douglass.
(d) Martin Luther King, Jr.

Short Answer Questions

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

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"?

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

4. Who wrote "Voice of the South"?

5. What did Dr. Cesare Lombroso publish in 1876?

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