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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 1874, what was the most formidable women's organization in Britain?
2. What was the name of the Black woman that threatened to boycott the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 if Black women were not given a "more substantial voice in the proceedings"?
3. Who wrote the poem "Deliverance"?
4. What did the text claim was so "rampant" in the South that thousands of Black women were compelled to leave the South?
5. What was established for the purpose of invalid girls to go and help the poor?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were the differences between the Black and White women's organizations?
2. What did the end of the chapter "Prelude to a Movement" state were the problems that educated Black women faced?
3. Although written to discuss the animal world, Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" was consequently paralleled to human society. How was this explained?
4. What caused Mary Church Terrell to plunge head-first into a life of vibrant activism?
5. How did Representative Clark of Florida (1915) prefer to look at women?
6. Why did the chapter "The Quest for Woman Suffrage" state that women's suffrage was important?
7. At a women's rights meeting in Akron, Ohio, what was Sojourner Truth's message?
8. What did Ida B. Wells read in a paper after attending a meeting in Washington, D.C. to speak before Black women activists?
9. What headlines ran on Christmas Day in 1884 in the "Daily Appeal"?
10. What was the purpose of the World Colombian Exposition of 1893?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One major success story, the story of Madame Walker, was described in the book. What was the story of Madame Walker? Who was she? Where did her success stem from? What did her success spearhead for Black women?
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
Discuss in detail the power that Black women possessed throughout their fight for equal rights.
-Where did their power come from?
-How did they find their strength?
-What caused Black women to fight for their rights?
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