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Study Guide for HILD 7A Final Exam Fall 2008 PLEASE BE ADVISED: 1) Plagiarism will not be tolerated under any circumstances. 2) Please also be mindful that the majority of your exam will be multiple choice, completion, T/F, fill in the blank, with some short answer questions. Please use your time accordingly. 3) Read and follow guidelines for take-home essay carefully . Submit hard copies of your mid-term exam essay to the TA for your section before you receive the in-class portion of your exam and email a copy to me at before the conclusion of the exam period for on time submission. 4) Students will only be allowed to have blue books, pens/pencils during the examination period. Please do not bring additional items to the exam area. Students will be asked to leave all backpacks, purses, etc., at the front of the room until exam is submitted for grading. 5) Please sign the Buckley waiver on the back of your Blue book if you want to be able to pick your final exam up from the History Department. (100 point exam; Exam essay question will count 30 points of the 100 point total) I. For each of the following, identify by answering the questions - Who? What? Where? And describe the significance by answering the questions - Why is this important? Why study this? Toni Morrison scratching Afrocentrism Revolutionary Action Movement Ella Baker Louis Farrakhan Molefi Asante Congressional Black Caucus Shirley Chisholm HIV/AIDS Down Low African Blood Brotherhood Double V Campaign Chicago Defender Reginald Lewis Mary Ann Shadd Cary Eleanor Roosevelt The Populist Party The Great Migration Mary Church Terrell Queen Latifah Highlander School Barbara Omolade Septima Poinsetta Clark II. Be prepared to respond to the following: 1. Discuss Fannie Lou Hamer’s significance to the formal political participation of Blacks, particularly poor Blacks. Discuss how elements of her background contributed to the local, state and national political accomplishments she made in her lifetime. How did Hamer attempt to “control” the history and legacy of her contributions to civil rights? Explain using specific evidence provided in To Make Our World Anew, for freedom’s sake, and course documentaries. 2. Discuss various developments in black culture, the arts, and intellectual leanings during the 1980s and 1990s. Who were some of the major figures? What were the political implications of these developments? 3. The U.S. is a nation founded on the principle that every individual should be able to reach her or his “God-given” potential. Based on material covered in course lectures, readings and documentaries, list and
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2 discuss the ways in which Blacks have had to challenge the disconnect between that principle and their lived experiences in the military, housing and education. 4.
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