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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the chapter "To Be a Woman Sublime," according to Francis Ellen Harper the nineteenth century is discovering what?
2. Who was the leading suffragist of the Tuskegee Woman's Club (as denoted in the chapter "The Quest for Woman Suffrage")?
3. What did Ida B. Wells-Barnett claim robbed women of one of the most glorious advantages?
4. According to Virginia law, how many additional years of servitude did a servant woman have to serve if she bore the child of her master?
5. In 1895, who was the principal of the Tuskegee Institute?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Mary Ann Shadd Cary prove that she, as a Black woman, should have the right to vote?
2. What law did Virginia pass in regard to children born to Black female slaves and their masters?
3. What did Ida B. Wells read in a paper after attending a meeting in Washington, D.C. to speak before Black women activists?
4. Although written to discuss the animal world, Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" was consequently paralleled to human society. How was this explained?
5. What contradictions did Black women face when it came to supporting Booker T. Washington?
6. What incident moved W.E.B. Du Bois to praise Black women for their courage?
7. Ultimately, why was Thomas Moss lynched?
8. What caused Mary Church Terrell to plunge head-first into a life of vibrant activism?
9. What was the purpose of the World Colombian Exposition of 1893?
10. Why did the chapter "Defending Our Name" state that Ida B. Wells should have been pleased?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did interracial cooperation affect the equality movement? What problems were found to lie within interracial cooperation? What problems did interracial cooperation solve?
Essay Topic 2
How did mainstream society depict Black women in media? What issues did Black women have with these depictions? What did Black women do to change these media representations?
Essay Topic 3
Part one of the book was dedicated to Black women "inventing themselves." Discuss in detail the steps that Black women needed to take to invent themselves.
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