AFAM Mid Term Exam Study Guide

AFAM Mid Term Exam Study Guide - AFAM Mid-Term Study Guide...

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AFAM Mid-Term Study Guide The purpose midterm exam is to insure you are reading the assigned chapters and familiar with specific events, people and significant themes/concepts. You should be able to answer the 5W's of history for each term/phrase: Who?(a person or persons) What?(a thing or event) When? (a specific date or time period) Where? (a geographical location) Why Significant? (the importance of the term). Format : The test will be held in class. You can expect the following types of questions: true/false, short answer/identification, and multiple choice. It will be closed book and closed notes. PLEASE BRING A SCANTRON. Coverage : In general, your midterm exam will cover all class notes, class handouts, documentaries, chapter 1-7 in Creating Black Americans and Richard Wright’s Black Boy . In order to help you focus your studying, I have provided a partial list of topics and terms that you should know. Abolitionist Movement - the convergence of both black and white activists who sought to demolish slavery in the United States Civil War- War between seceding southern Confederate states that still supported slavery and the Northern free states that did not Compromise of 1850- avoided secession or civil war at the time and quieted sectional conflict for four years; defused a four year confrontation between the slave states of the South and the free states of the North that arose following the Mexican-American War Constitution Dred Scott Decision- was a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that people of African descent imported into the United States and held as
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