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This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 119 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Crossing the River Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Martha start out earlier in life?
(a) Canada.
(b) The American South.
(c) Kansas
(d) California..

2. Where do most slaves who go back to Africa stay?
(a) Liberia.
(b) Freetown.
(c) Monrovia.
(d) Sierra Leone.

3. How does Edward feel at the end of "The Pagan Coast"?
(a) He feels angry.
(b) He feels speechless and dumbstruck.
(c) He feels jubilant and triumphant.
(d) He feels content.

4. What kind of plantation does Edward own?
(a) Indigo.
(b) Cotton.
(c) Sugar.
(d) Tobacco.

5. How does Martha endure the journey to California?
(a) She gradually becomes weak and sick.
(b) She endures it well to the end of the journey.
(c) She endures it strongly.
(d) She endures it joyfully.

Short Answer Questions

1. What word best describes this kind of travel in that time period?

2. When does Edward receive the letter from the American Colonization Society?

3. What are the requirements for a slave to be liberated and selected by their master to enter the American Colonization Society's program?

4. Where does "The Pagan Coast" take place?

5. How many slave auctions does Martha go through in "West"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the relation between Madison Williams and Edward Williams.

2. What spurs Edward Williams to go to Africa?

3. What happens to Martha's boyfriend?

4. Who is Edward Williams?

5. Where did Nash Williams first settle in Africa, and what did he do there?

6. Describe Martha's boyfriend, Chester.

7. What illness has killed many slaves?

8. Describe the mystery woman.

9. Briefly describe the journey that Edward Williams takes to find Nash.

10. Describe Leavenworth.

(see the answer keys)

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