When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Paula Giddings
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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 was the motto of the NACW?

2. Who, according to W.E.B. Du Bois, could you not bribe?

3. What did Robert Church own, eventually being ransacked in 1866?

4. In 1874, what was the most formidable women's organization in Britain?

5. Who led the NCLU at its founding meeting in Washington, D.C. in 1869?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened as a result of Ida B. Wellss' British tour?

2. After emancipation, what did both Black men and women escape from? (Not in regard to slavery itself.)

3. According to the chapter "Casting of the Die," how did English slave traders describe Black women?

4. What law did Virginia pass in regard to children born to Black female slaves and their masters?

5. Describe the two sides regarding the Fifteenth Amendment.

6. At a women's rights meeting in Akron, Ohio, what was Sojourner Truth's message?

7. What incident moved W.E.B. Du Bois to praise Black women for their courage?

8. What commonalities did Black and White women's organizations have?

9. What headlines ran on Christmas Day in 1884 in the "Daily Appeal"?

10. Why did many of the Baptist clergy state that the only place for women was in the church singing?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How did Black women impact the issues associated with race? What did they initiate? What progress were they responsible for?

Essay Topic 2

Part two of the book was dedicated to the "new negro" woman. Discuss in detail who the "new negro" was. Why did she have to change? What steps were required for her to become a new woman? What problems did she face as she redefined who she was?

Essay Topic 3

Although the book's focus was mainly on the problems that Black women faced, issues that White women faced were also detailed. Compare and contrast the issues that both White and Black women faced.

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