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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. What did Ida B. Wells claim "should have a place of honor in every home"?
2. In 1914, who were the largest group of voters in South Carolina?
3. What did Lottie Wilson Jackson not want Black women to be compelled to ride in?
4. Whom did the Fifteenth Amendment permit the right to vote to?
5. What was the name of the largest Black sorority in 1908?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did the mother of a young Black teenager refuse to let her appear in court regarding E.D. Nixon's test case for desegregation of the buses in Montgomery, Alabama?
2. What were the ratio differences between young Black women and young White women over the age of fourteen working?
3. What were the differences between the Black and White women's organizations?
4. What change did the Susan B. Anthony Amendment face in regard to the Jones Amendment?
5. What happened to the Daytona School for Girls between 1915 and 1927?
6. At a women's rights meeting in Akron, Ohio, what was Sojourner Truth's message?
7. What was Madame Walker known for?
8. What opinion did "The Woman's Era" (1894) offer regarding the traditional roles of women?
9. How did the Federal Emergency Relief Administration of the Department of Labor make life harder for Blacks during the Depression?
10. What did the end of the chapter "Prelude to a Movement" state were the problems that educated Black women faced?
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the Black women's clubs detailed in the book and describe:
1) its initial founding
2) the focus of the group
3) the progress the group made and
4) the opposition the group faced.
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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