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Black exp in America. Spring 2010 exam midterm1.Briefly explain how the US vs Cruikshank and US vs Reese Supreme Court decisionsthwarted the democratic process for African-Americans. (1 page)2.Who is Richard Allen? Why is he important to the history of the Black freedom struggle inthe United States? (1/2 page)3.List 3 reasons why Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation Act. (2-3lines)4.Briefly outline the Takao Ozawa vs United States (1922) and Bhagat Singh Thind vsUnited States Supreme Court decisions. Discuss how these cases reinforced theboundaries of whiteness in the United States (1-1.25 pages)5.Cornel West divides the Christian tradition between the Prophetic tradition and theConstantinian Tradition. Explain the differences in these traditions. How did they aid injustifying and or resisting the institution of slavery? (1 page)6.Explain why Brooker T. Washington’s “Atlanta Exposition” address is frequentlycharacterized as a “Faustian bargain”. (1 page)7.

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Term
Spring
Professor
RAMSAMY
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Bhagat Singh Thind

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