Intro. to African American Studies Final Study Guide

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Introduction to Afro American Studies I Fall 2011 Semester Final Examination Review Sheet Note:   Some questions (approximately 20%) on the final examination will be drawn from  your mid-term examination.  As was the case with the mid-term examination, the final  examination format will be: True/False, Fill in the Blank, Objective [Multiple Choice],  Matching and Short Answer. Concepts: What are the six conceptual categories?  Be prepared to answer questions  requiring you to know both the categories and how to apply them. What are the six framing questions?  Be prepared to provide short answers to all  Framing Questions (1-6), but with specific longer emphasis on Framing Questions  4, 5 and 6. What groups constituted the “variegated American labor” that America  accumulated as its negations in the late 19 th  and early 20 th  centuries? blacks, poor whites and immigrants What are the two alternative Black political cultures described by Cedric  Robinson?  Which of them gravitated toward integration?  Which gravitated  toward separation?   Black elites and rural black radicals. Elites gravitated  towards integration. Radicals toward separation. What is the role of land to the democratic American social contract? Land formed politics between the rich and poor What was the role of Afro-Christianity in the social and political struggle of  Africans in the United States from the era of Reconstruction to the Civil Rights  Movement era?  Afro-Christianity was a form of movement and memory blacks used to fight  against social and political injustice. What dates could usefully be described as “The American Century”? 1945-1980s What was the “Nadir” and who coined the term? This was the lowest point for blacks in the U.S. Rayford Logan, 1877-1914 -Countries involved in the colonization of the western hemisphere -Spain, Portugal, Britain, France, Dutch -Two countries that had elections at the beginning of this week - Congo, and Egypt
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Figures/Organizations/Groups: Be able to recognize the American presidents from Lincoln to Obama, including  major policies and/or attitudes toward social policy that impacted Black people. -Lincoln, signed the Emancipation Proclamation -Johnson, took over after Lincoln, “HARD-ASS” Ku Klux Klan, founded in Tennessee in 1866 Negro was responsible for the development of modern-day republican J. Edgar Hoover-FBI, COINTELPRO -Hoover, Great Depression -Roosevelt, The New Deal (Social Security) -Truman, integrated army -JFK, elected in 1960 with the black vote -LBJ, Pell Grants (Thurgood Marshall)
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