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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. According to the chapter "Toward Interracial Cooperation," where did Black and White women "find a common meeting ground"?
2. During Bethune's travel through 21 states, what percent of youth did she find to be Black?
3. What was the "talk of the twenties"?
4. In 1935, what leader of the Texas state committee insisted that Texas Whites would object to an integrated Texas community?
5. After the strike on the pecan factory in St. Louis ended, how much more per week did the women working there get paid?
Short Essay Questions
1. In the South, what did racial antipathy do?
2. Why did the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt not give Black leaders any reason to celebrate?
3. 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?
4. What desire did Mary McLeod Bethune have after leaving Presbyterian Mission School?
5. In 1919, what unusual step did Senator Henry Cabot Lodge take?
6. What two developments changed the image of Black women following WWI?
7. What questions were Blacks left with in the years following WWI?
8. In 1920, what did the YWCA go on record as advocating?
9. What happened to the Daytona School for Girls between 1915 and 1927?
10. What caused a dramatic shift in the role of the woman in the work force in 1941?
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
The book gives many different descriptions regarding Black women throughout history. Discuss the different social descriptions, the change of how society looked at Black women, and how they were able to help change the way that society looked at them.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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