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Midterm I Study Guide

by: Annie Telleria Casalderrey

Midterm I Study Guide AFA2000.01

Annie Telleria Casalderrey

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All 25 questions of the 5 weekly quizzes before the 1st midterm.
Intro to the black experience.
Dr. Jolaosho
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Intro to the Black Experience, Africana Studies, Black Studies
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Annie Telleria Casalderrey on Wednesday January 27, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to AFA2000.01 at University of South Florida taught by Dr. Jolaosho in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 228 views. For similar materials see Intro to the black experience. in African Studies at University of South Florida.

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Date Created: 01/27/16
Intro to the Black Experience Study Guide - Midterm I 1. Who wrote The Mis-Education of the Negro?
 Carter G. Woodson
 2. What is the main argument of The Mis-Education of the Negro?
 AfricanAmericans were being culturally indoctrinated, rather than taught, in American schools.
 3. In The Mis-Education of the Negro, what does Woodson challenge readers to do?
 “Think and do for themselves”
 4. During what decade did Black student activism that led to the founding ofAfro- American andAfricana Studies programs emerge?
 5. The Black Student movement was part of the Black power movement
 6. According to Martha Biondi, which of the following was one of two criticisms of Black Studies as an emerging disciplinary field?
 It lacked a single methodology
 7. According to Martha Biondi, where does the increasing acceptance of Black Studies within academe come from?
 Influential scholarly innovations that have contributed to other disciplines
 8. Afrocentricity, and its attendantAfricology, takes as its methodological starting point the achievement ofAfrican populations upon European contact
 9. Did preexistingAfrican Studies programs easily connect and forge ties with Black Studies/Africana Studies academic units?
 No 10. In addition to including theAfrican diaspora in its scope, which of the following is a second development within Black Studies that propelled the discipline forward?
 Black feminist scholarship 11. Among ancient Greeks, what did the term Ethiopian mean?
 “burnt-faced person” 12. Africans were seen and respected as equals in ancient Graeco-Roman societies
 True 13. What is the significance of the “Hamitic curse”?
 For some, it meant thatAfrican enslavement had been divinely decreed. 14. While Muslim armies spearheaded the expansion of Islam into NorthAfrica and Egypt, which group among the following led the spread of islam within sub- SaharanAfrica?
 Muslim traders and clerics 15. Prior to the 18th and 19th centuries, race was a significant factor in determining who could be enslaved within the Islamic world
 False 16. Which of the following is “not” a significant factor giving rise to the transatlantic slave trade?
 Rapid expansion of the oil industry 17. Use of black slaves to cultivate sugarcane began in theAmericas
 False 18. Which of the following terms refers to a process whereby indigenous populations in theAmericas were decimated by as much as 90 percent by the late 18th century due to the introduction of new disease environments?
 “The Great Dying” 19. Before she was assigned the namesAma and Pamela, what was the name of the main character of Manu Herbstein’s book?
 Nandzi 20. Before she was captured by Bedagbam raiders, the main character in Manu Hernstein’s Ama was born and raised among which community of people?
 Bekpokpam 21. Which of the following is a characteristic of slavery i the Caribbean that was “not” as prevalent in NorthAmerica?
 The presence of large plantations and the widespread absence of plantation owners 22. Which of the following terms refers to newly arrivingAfricans’painful period of adjustment to conditions of enslavement in theAmericas?
 “Seasoning” 23. In addition to working as hard as men, women and girls were susceptible to sexual exploitation in ways and at rates that did not apply to men.
 True 24. According to Trinidadian scholar Eric Williams, the transatlantic slave trade supported the economic development of Europe and NorthAmerica
 True 25. In Manu Herbstein’sAma, which of the following characters raided slave caravans, and upon capture led a mutiny aboard The Love of Liberty?


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