The Early Political Advocacy of African American Women

The Early Political Advocacy of African American Women

Directions

Answer the questions below. This quiz requires a discussion of the information presented in the lectures and readings from Module Three. All responses are to be written in essay format and should include citations and details from the lectures and readings to illustrate understanding of the material. Each essay response should be a minimum of 200 words (provide a word count at the end of each question) and is worth 25 points. Remember to use proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and APA style for all essays.
 This requires proper in text citation and a works cited section at the bottom of the quiz.

Prompts

First Essay

Provide examples of the “double oppression” Frances Harper endured because of her race and gender?

Second Essay

In the essay that begins on page 165 of the Let Nobody Turn Us Around book, what progress did Mary Church Terrell believe “colored women” had made?

Third Essay

Summarize some of the writings that Ida B. Wells-Barnett published in black newspapers and periodicals under the nickname “Iola” when answering this question.  What injustices did she speak out against and why were her statements so controversial?

Fourth Essay

According to the essay on Ida B. Wells-Barnett that begins on page 192 of the Let Nobody Turn Us Around book, “Negroes are lynched to protect womanhood.”  After the murder of one of her friends, what did she find to be the true justification for most lynchings of African American men?  Also, what types of activism did Wells-Barnett engage in after leaving Memphis?

Rubric

Quiz RubricQuiz RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResponses to the Questions70.0 to >53.0 ptsExcellentResponses provide very clear answers to the questions. These answers include several examples from the readings, lectures, and/or other materials.53.0 to >45.0 ptsGoodResponses provide relatively clear answers to the questions. These answers include some examples from the readings, lectures, and/or other materials.45.0 to >40.0 ptsFairResponses provide adequate answers to the questions. These answers include a few examples from the readings, lectures, and/or other materials.40.0 to >0 ptsInsufficientResponses do not provide clear answers to the questions. These answers do not include examples from the readings, lectures, and/or other materials.70.0 pts
 This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting Style30.0 to >24.0 ptsExcellentThe responses are written well with no grammatical and punctuation errors. Citations are included for each example referred to from the readings, lectures, and/or other materials.24.0 to >18.0 ptsGoodThe responses are written well with only one or two grammatical and punctuation errors. Citations are included for each example referred to from the readings, lectures, and/or other materials.18.0 to >10.0 ptsFairThe responses have a few grammatical and punctuation errors. Citations are included for each example referred to from the readings, lectures, and/or other materials.10.0 to >0 ptsInsufficientThe responses are not written well and/or have several grammatical and punctuation errors. not addressed. No citations are included.30.0 pts

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