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The exam is based on our assignments for WEEKS 1, 2, 3, and 4.  Review your readings and videos. The questions on the exam will required you to define concepts/terms based on our assignments. You are expected to take what we have read and watched and demonstrate your understanding by providing your responses to the short answers in your words (do not just copy and paste or you will not receive credit). Your writing should clearly illustrate that you learned the information from our materials by making the connections with particular points from the readings and videos (name the materials and exact events, people, thoughts, concepts, etc.). You must include the titles of the readings and videos from which you draw your understanding.

In order to receive full credit, you must answer the questions completely. Remember the basics of answering a question (who, what, when, where, why and how). Be sure to be thorough in your responses (write a minimum of two paragraphs for Questions 5-9). Review the rubric for standards for all writing assignments.

Worth 5 points each

  1. Define suffrage.
  2. Define social change.
  3. What were the circumstances that lead to the first Woman’s Rights Convention?
  4. What is the significance of the Declaration of Sentiments?

Worth 16 points each

  1. Why was it most important for black women to secure the enfranchised?
  2. How did the piece “In Quest of African American Political Woman” add to your knowledge of what it means to be political?
  3. Discuss Ida B. Wells-Barnett’s contributions to civil and women’s rights. Be specific about her work, impact, outcomes, etc.
  4. Discuss Fannie Lou Hamer’s contributions to civil and voter’s rights. Be specific about her work, impact, outcomes, etc.

Reflect on the women highlighted in the PBS Makers Women Who Make America write about one person who has influenced you the most and why (be thorough)? You must quote their words and pinpoint their actions that have impacted your thinking