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Quiz 4
From Plantation to Ghetto: The Great Migration, Harlem Renaissance, and World War, 1915-1954
Directions
Answer the questions below. This quiz requires a discussion of the information presented in the lectures and readings from Module Four. 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 100 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
What discrimination did black workers experience when attempting to join labor unions and what benefits would they have gotten from union memberships?
Second Essay
The readings “Black Women Workers during the Great Depression” and “An End of the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman” both address the plight of black female domestic workers.  What oppressive job conditions did black female domestic workers experience during this time period?
Third Essay
The reading, “Adam Clayton Powell Jr., and the Fight for Black Employment in Harlem,” gives an example of a “Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work” campaign.  Which demands did the protesters present in their job campaign?  Of these demands, which, in your opinion, was the most important one?
Fourth Essay
In the reading, “A. Philip Randolph and the Negro March on Washington Movement,” what reasons did A. Philip Randolph give as reasons for the need for a march in the “Why should we march” section?  In your opinion, should they have canceled the march?

Read (from Let Nobody Turn Us Around)

“Black Workers in the Great Depression” (begins on page 273)
“Adam Clayton Powell Jr., and the Fight for Black Employment in Harlem” (begins on page 298)
“Black Women Workers during the Great Depression” (begins on page 300)
“A. Philip Randolph and the Negro March on Washington Movement” (begins on page 308)
“An End of the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman” (begins on page 316

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