Study Guide for HILD 7A Final Exam Fall 2008
PLEASE BE ADVISED:
Plagiarism will not be tolerated under any circumstances.
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.
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
before the conclusion of the exam period for on time submission.
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.
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)
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?
Revolutionary Action Movement
Congressional Black Caucus
African Blood Brotherhood
Double V Campaign
Mary Ann Shadd Cary
The Populist Party
The Great Migration
Mary Church Terrell
Septima Poinsetta Clark
Be prepared to respond to the following:
Discuss Fannie Lou Hamer’s significance to the formal political participation of Blacks, particularly poor
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.
Discuss various developments in black culture, the arts, and intellectual leanings during the 1980s and
Who were some of the major figures?
What were the political implications of these
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