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A Gathering of Old Men Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Key Questions

A Gathering of Old Men addresses issues unresolved in many communities today.

Though set in 1970, the story could take place at any time. Members of a community can take a stand against injustice at any time. Members of a community must find their history, learn to apply it, and find ways to respect each other, no matter where the community is or who is living in it. In order for the people in the world to live and work together, without racial prejudice and hatred, all people need to develop an understanding of those who may be different.

1. Snookum and several other children were present at Mathu's house during the day. What did these children learn from the men who gathered to support Mathu?

2. Why did the Cajuns not own the land they were farming? Why did the plantation owners choose the Cajuns to lease the land?

3. How...

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