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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What, by order of the House of Burgesses, were masters of slaves able to do to their servants?
(a) Hang them.
(b) Have intercourse with them.
(c) Starve them.
(d) Whip them.

3. To whom did Mary Church Terrell look to for help in her address to President Harrison?
(a) W.E.B. Du Bois.
(b) Marcus Garvey.
(c) Martin Luther King, Jr.
(d) Federick Douglass.

4. How much money did the CWL successfully lobby to establish kindergarten classes in 1898?
(a) $12,000.
(b) $20,000.
(c) $4,000.
(d) $7,000.

5. What exposition in 1893 presented Black women with the opportunity to address the redefining of the criteria of true womanhood?
(a) The World Colombian Exposition.
(b) The Black Rights Exposition.
(c) The Southern Rights Exposition.
(d) The American Liberal Exposition.

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

7. Who was known as the "Uncrowned Queen of American Democracy"?
(a) Ida B. Wells.
(b) Frances Willard.
(c) Sojourner Truth.
(d) Lady Somerset.

8. What city did the lynching occur at the opening of the book?
(a) Montgomery.
(b) Memphis.
(c) Birmingham.
(d) Nashville.

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

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

11. Who, in the chapter "The Quest for Woman Suffrage," was quoted as saying "divine law makes no distinction between the sexes"?
(a) Sojourner Truth.
(b) Ida B. Wells.
(c) Frederick Douglass.
(d) Reverend R.E. Wall.

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In what city did Black washerwomen announce that they were going to charge a standard rate for their work? (1866)

2. How many Whites were shot on the Saturday night raid on the local Black grocery?

3. Following the Civil War, why how did Black men "vindicate their manhood"?

4. According to Virginia law, if a Christian was found to "commit fornication" with a Negro man or woman, how would his fines multiply?

5. Who wrote the poem "Deliverance"?

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