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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. Who from Columbia University described the late nineteenth century as a time of "rapid expansion, desperate competition and peremptory rejection of failure"?
2. Who, at an 1869 convention, spoke in support of the Fifteenth Amendment?
3. Who, in 1609, was sold to a group of Native Americans by Captain John Smith?
4. What was the name of the White women's club founded in 1868 because of the exclusion of women journalists.
5. Who was known as the "Uncrowned Queen of American Democracy"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the two sides regarding the Fifteenth Amendment.
2. How did Representative Clark of Florida (1915) prefer to look at women?
3. What were the differences between the Black and White women's organizations?
4. What did Robert Purvis say about the equality of sexes?
5. What caused Mary Church Terrell to plunge head-first into a life of vibrant activism?
6. What contradictions did Black women face when it came to supporting Booker T. Washington?
7. What was the purpose of the World Colombian Exposition of 1893?
8. Why did many of the Baptist clergy state that the only place for women was in the church singing?
9. What was the goal of the CWPA?
10. What did the end of the chapter "Prelude to a Movement" state were the problems that educated Black women faced?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Throughout the book, Ida B. Wells is discussed in great detail. Discuss Well's accomplishments throughout her time as an activist.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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