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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 punishment did Maria receive for attempting to burn down her master's home in Massachusetts?
2. Who, according to the chapter "To be a Woman Sublime," was the wealthiest and best educated Black woman of the time?
3. In 1915, how many state and local branches did the Black Chamber of Commerce have?
4. Whom did Anna Julia Cooper state was the "finest woman I have ever known"?
5. What city did the lynching occur at the opening of the book?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Mary Ann Shadd Cary prove that she, as a Black woman, should have the right to vote?
2. According to the chapter "Casting of the Die," how did English slave traders describe Black women?
3. What did the end of the chapter "Prelude to a Movement" state were the problems that educated Black women faced?
4. What commonalities did Black and White women's organizations have?
5. Why did many of the Baptist clergy state that the only place for women was in the church singing?
6. Although written to discuss the animal world, Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" was consequently paralleled to human society. How was this explained?
7. Why did the chapter "Defending Our Name" state that Ida B. Wells should have been pleased?
8. What law did Virginia pass in regard to children born to Black female slaves and their masters?
9. Ultimately, why was Thomas Moss lynched?
10. What did Ida B. Wells read in a paper after attending a meeting in Washington, D.C. to speak before Black women activists?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the book, Ida B. Wells is discussed in great detail. Discuss Well's accomplishments throughout her time as an activist.
Essay Topic 2
What opposition did Black women face in regard to the men of their own race and culture? Where did these issues arise from? How were the issues solved?
Essay Topic 3
Black men were the focus in many parts throughout the book. Discuss in detail the issues that Black men had with the progression of Black women in America.
-Where did their (Black men) issues arise from?
-Why did Black men not support Black women?
-How were the issues that Black men faced different from the issues that Black women faced?
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