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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many American women were working 1945?
2. In 1915, how many students graduated from Daytona School for Girls?
3. What, according to the chapter "Toward Interracial Cooperation," did Black women believe was essential to "racial harmony"?
4. How many, counting Mary McLeod Bethune, of her siblings were able to attend school?
5. In 1941, who was the Secretary of War that Bethune wrote to regarding the war department's failure to invite the NCNW to a meeting that was organizing women for the war effort?
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Wartime for Black women was a very difficult period. Discuss the added problems that Black women faced during wartime. How did war change how Black women were seen by society? What changes did Black women make in response to the wars? What affect did war have on the Black woman and her family?
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