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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 ran unsuccessfully for president of the NACW in 1924?
2. During the 1920s, what rate decreased?
3. What, according to the chapter "Toward Interracial Cooperation," did Black women believe was essential to "racial harmony"?
4. Who was the first White woman named as executive director of the CIC?
5. In 1937, how many Black woman walked out of the I.N. Vaughn Company because of low wages and hard work?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did the chapter "Cusp of a New Era" state that Black club women's achievements were most satisfying?
2. In 1920, what did the YWCA go on record as advocating?
3. What allowed Eleanor Roosevelt to fully overcome her racial prejudice?
4. Why did "Half-Century" in 1922 state that brown skin was more appealing?
5. What was Madame Walker known for?
6. What desire did Mary McLeod Bethune have after leaving Presbyterian Mission School?
7. 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?
8. What questions were Blacks left with in the years following WWI?
9. Describe the KKK between 1915 and 1919.
10. What preparations did Lugenia Burns Hope make for the CIC meeting in Memphis?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the book, Ida B. Wells is discussed in great detail. Discuss Well's accomplishments throughout her time as an activist.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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