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. Who was known as the "Uncrowned Queen of American Democracy"?

2. What was the name of the woman that taught former slaves in the 1860's in the South Carolina Sea Islands?

3. According to the chapter "Defending Our Name," who "stole the show" at the founding meeting of the uniting of the National Federation of Afro-American Women and the National Association of Colored Women?

4. How many Black female lawyers were there coming into the 1880's?

5. How many signatures did the Victoria Earle Mathew's Loyal Union collect in support of the Blair Amendment?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why was the Black family under siege between 1890 and 1910?

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

3. Ultimately, why was Thomas Moss lynched?

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

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

6. Why did the chapter "Defending Our Name" state that Ida B. Wells should have been pleased?

7. What were Thomas Moss's final words before he was lynched in Tennessee?

8. A month before Blacks set foot in Virginia, what laws did the House of Burgesses pass?

9. What were the differences between the Black and White women's organizations?

10. What contradictions did Black women face when it came to supporting Booker T. Washington?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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.

Essay Topic 2

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?

Essay Topic 3

Many specific acts against Blacks were defined as being the initial reason to start an organization, a woman's initial involvement in the movement, and a call for serious social change. Discuss in depth one of the acts described in the book (in regard to the beginning of a group), the actions that supported the need for the change, who spearheaded the act, and where they took their hopes for the necessary change.

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