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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 name of the student that spoke out against the Congressional tongue-lashing a university received for having a book on socialism in it's library?
2. Who was quoted at the opening of the chapter "The Second World War and After"?
3. What poet did Bethune hire as an assistant for her position as the Negro Affairs director?
4. During Bethune's travel through 21 states, what percent of youth did she find to be Black?
5. Who was the first Black woman elected to the YWCA's national board in 1924?
Short Essay Questions
1. What caused a dramatic shift in the role of the woman in the work force in 1941?
2. What initially was to happen to the monies granted for slum clearance in Daytona Beach?
3. What did Mary McLeod Bethune do at the age of 52 in 1927?
4. Why did the chapter "Cusp of a New Era" state that Black club women's achievements were most satisfying?
5. What two developments changed the image of Black women following WWI?
6. According to Virginia Durr, what were the two ways that the Depression affected people?
7. What was Madame Walker known for?
8. Describe the KKK between 1915 and 1919.
9. What accomplishments did the NACW have by 1916?
10. What was the Negro Congress and the Southern Negro Youth Congress able to settle in regard to the strike between Black women and the I.N. Vaughn Company?
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
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 3
Discuss in detail the problems that Black women faced prior to the creation of laws that bettered treatment of slaves.
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