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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 1915, how many students graduated from Daytona School for Girls?
2. What, according to the chapter "Toward Interracial Cooperation," did Black women believe was essential to "racial harmony"?
3. By the end of 1935, how many northern cities had over 100,000 African-Americans in population?
4. Who gave the organization trying to save Frederick Douglass's home the last $500 dollars needed to purchase the mortgage note?
5. Who was quoted at the opening of the chapter "The Second World War and After"?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What did the radical atmosphere of the 1920's make possible for Blacks to initiate in the political arena?
3. What were the ratio differences between young Black women and young White women over the age of fourteen working?
4. What affect did WWI have on Blacks?
5. What was Madame Walker known for?
6. What desire did Mary McLeod Bethune have after leaving Presbyterian Mission School?
7. What caused a dramatic shift in the role of the woman in the work force in 1941?
8. What concerns did interracial cooperation in the workplace world bring about?
9. Why did the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt not give Black leaders any reason to celebrate?
10. What accomplishments did the NACW have by 1916?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Although the book's focus was mainly on the problems that Black women faced, issues that White women faced were also detailed. Compare and contrast the issues that both White and Black women faced.
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