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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what year was Darwin's "Origin of Species" published?
(a) 1786.
(b) 1890.
(c) 1803.
(d) 1859.

2. In 1874, what was the most formidable women's organization in Britain?
(a) The FCWB.
(b) The WCTU.
(c) The NACB.
(d) The ECWO.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. Who was by law ordered to be whipped for laying with a negro in 1630?
(a) Frederick Salts.
(b) Richard Martin.
(c) Hugh Davis.
(d) Deacon Marks.

12. What did the text in the chapter "Prelude to a Movement" detail that captains of industry would later be called?
(a) "Easers of Poverty."
(b) "Dismantlers."
(c) "Robber barons."
(d) "Freedom Fighters."

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

14. Who wrote an editorial in the newspaper "Free Speech" that spoke of the lynching of the grocer?
(a) W.E.B. Du Bois.
(b) Mary Church Terrell.
(c) Ida B. Wells.
(d) Frederick Douglass.

15. What did the chapter, "To Be A Woman Sublime" state to be a watershed in the history of Black women?
(a) The organization of th YWCA.
(b) The NAACP.
(c) The organization of the AAWO.
(d) The organization of the NACW.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the Chapter "Defending Our Name," what city in 1893 exported more cotton than any other city in America?

2. Where did Lucy C. Laney graduate from?

3. In what year did the Fifteenth Amendment pass?

4. Who, in 1609, was sold to a group of Native Americans by Captain John Smith?

5. Who, in 1867, spoke against the Fifteenth Amendment before the AERA?

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