A. It was the first African American novel.
B. It was the first African American newspaper.
C. It was published by Frederick Douglass.
D. It argued for a separate African American community in America.
A. The extermination of Native Americans.
B. That there is a Black America and a White America.
C. Black on black violence.
D. The fact that America still has a frontier mentality.
A. Urge African Americans to fight their oppressors.
B. Encourage societies strive for equality for all.
C. Extol the virtues of living in the free North.
D. Argue that slavery was not so bad for everyone.
A. Slaveholders objected to losing leisure time.
B. Slaves outnumbered non-slaves and might rebel.
C. Slaveholders felt economic security rested on the system of slavery.
D. B and C.
E. A and C.
A. The poem’s rhythmic lines.
B. The references to jazz songs and musicians.
C. The poem can be set to music.
D. There is repetition.
A. Her own memories of slavery.
B. Stories her grandmother told her.
C. The television series Roots.
D. Slave narratives.
A. That female slaves were escaping more frequently than men.
B. How slavery was worse for men.
C. How females were affected by slavery.
D. That female slaves were more valuable than male slaves.
A. The poem is the first-known writing of an African American.
B. The poem is better than the poems of the more famous Phillis Wheatley.
C. The poem is the first of many poems by Terry.
D. The poetry focuses on slave life in the 18th century.
A. Redefining black people in terms of a presence, not an absence.
B. Working against the existing racist stereotypes.
C. A struggle ongoing since 1619.
D. All of the above
C. Representation of the slave master
D. “Uncle Tom” character who feels slavery is best for the African American