A Nation Dividing and Expanding: Civil War, Regionalism, and Realism
|Which statement best explains why “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” is an example of inductive reasoning, as a whole?🔹||dock workers|
|Which statement best explains why “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” is an example of inductive reasoning, as a whole?||*It contains one primary claim in its first paragraph and then supports that claim throughout the rest of the speech.|
It uses a specific holiday as a basis for the broader conclusion that is constructed throughout the rest of the speech.
|Based on the excerpt above, what was most likely true about this time in the nation’s history?||African Americans were performing the same duties as others without the same rights.|
|How does the speech “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” relate to American life during Douglass’s time?||It addresses the need for equality for all people.|
|Which statement best explains why this is an example of a counterclaim by Douglass?||Douglass addresses a potential argument of the other side and makes a case against it.|
Douglass makes a claim and offers facts to support it.
Douglass makes a claim and admits the flaws within it.
|Which best describes why this is an example of inductive reasoning?||*It starts with details and uses them to support a more sweeping statement.|
It makes an assertion, then counters arguments against that assertion.
|What is the effect of the repetition of “your”?||It reminds the reader of the speaker’s identity.|
*It reinforces the speaker’s feeling of separation.
|What was most likely the author’s immediate purpose in writing “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”||to persuade readers about the unjust treatment of African Americans|
|How does this rhetorical question contribute to the passage’s central idea?||It reinforces the idea that the rights given to others are not extended to African Americans.|
It reveals that Douglass has an in-depth knowledge of the Declaration of Independence.
It gives the rest of the speech importance by referring to a famous historical document.
|Which best describes the effect of the repetition of the word “I” throughout “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”||It reinforces the sense of personal importance the issue has for Douglass.|
|In “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”, Douglass refers to the Declaration of Independence. Which of the following best describes the historical significance of this reference?||It is significant because a prominent leader was suggesting that the unequal treatment of African Americans was in direct opposition to the principles of the Declaration of Independence.|
|Which line from “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” supports Douglass’s claim that the Fourth of July is not a cause worthy of celebration by all?||Fellow-citizens, above your national, tumultuous joy, I hear the mournful wail of millions! whose chains, heavy and grievous yesterday, are, to-day, rendered more intolerable by the jubilee shouts that reach them.|
|Which excerpt is a counterclaim in “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”||There are seventy-two crimes in the State of Virginia which, if committed by a black man (no matter how ignorant he be), subject him to the punishment of death; while only two of the same crimes will subject a white man to the like punishment.|
It is admitted in the fact that Southern statute books are covered with enactments forbidding, under severe fines and penalties, the teaching of the slave to read or to write.
What, then, remains to be argued? Is it that slavery is not divine; that God did not establish it; that our doctors of divinity are mistaken?
|Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter.|
Which best describes the diction?
|*informative and academic|
demanding and assertive
inviting and familiar
|I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me!|
Which statement best explains why this is an example of ethos, or an appeal based on character and credibility?
|It shows that Truth has experiences to support her claims.|
|In “Ain’t I a Woman?,” why does Truth repeat the phrase “Ain’t I a woman?” throughout the second paragraph?||to reinforce that she is strong, resilient and female|
|Which excerpt from “Ain’t I a Woman?” is the best example of logos, or an appeal to logic?||If my cup won’t hold but a pint, and yours holds a quart, wouldn’t you be mean not to let me have my little half-measure full?|
|Obliged to you for hearing me, and now old Sojourner ain’t got nothing more to say.|
Which best describes the effect of these words?
|They remind the audience that Truth has had rich life experience and offers valuable wisdom.|
|Where did your Christ come from? Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.|
How does this quotation support the central idea of the speech?
|It reinforces the idea that Truth’s personal experiences have greatly influenced her ideas.|
*It reminds the audience that Truth has strong spiritual and political ideals.
It affirms the notion that religion can’t be used as a basis for unequal treatment.
|Which best describes why Truth describes her personal experiences in “Ain’t I a Woman?”||to provide credible proof that women are not protected from hardship or struggle|
|That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere.|
Which 1850s social norm is reflected in the excerpt?
|the idea that women should be protected from the harsh realities of life|
|If perticuliar care and attention is not paid to the Laidies we are determined to foment a Rebelion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.|
Which excerpt from “Ain’t I a Woman?” best supports Adams’s view?
|If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them.|
|Based on “Ain’t I a Woman?,” how did Truth most likely feel about the anti-suffragist idea that women were too sentimental and emotional to be involved in politics?🔹 (abolition & WRM, part 2)||She likely disagreed, since she believed that women could be just as strong and resilient as men.|
|Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon. But what’s all this here talking about?|
Which best describes the syntax?
|Truth uses complex syntax to express the idea that the movement toward equality is gaining momentum in the US.|
|Which best describes how “Ain’t I a Woman?” relates to the time period in which Truth lived?||It includes commentary on several civil rights issues, including slavery and women’s suffrage.|
|Which best describes the diction in “Ain’t I a Woman?”||informal and relatable|
|And ain’t I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman?|
Which best describes the syntax?
|Truth uses simple syntax to grab the audience’s attention and make a strong point about her own resilience.|
Truth uses complex syntax to explain what types of labor she has performed in her lifetime.
Truth uses complex syntax to question whether or not the audience recognizes who she is.
|Which excerpt from “Ain’t I a Woman?” best refutes the anti-suffragist idea that women were too fragile to handle the right to vote?||I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me!|
|Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man – when I could get it – and bear the lash as well! And ain’t I a woman?|
Why is this quotation an example of logos, or an appeal based on reason?
|Truth is explaining that women deserve equal rights because they endure the same hardships as men.|
|What function does the motif of the cannon serve throughout the story?🔹||The cannon continually pushes Farquhar to continue his journey through his dream and back to reality.|
|Based on the excerpt, which is the most reasonable plot prediction?||Farquhar’s escape is a fantasy or a dream.|
|The language and the pace of the narration in the excerpt||help the reader understand Farquhar’s experience and emotions.|
|Which best describes the narration of section 1 of “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”?||detached and impersonal|
|How does the excerpt contribute to the theme of fate?||It suggests that Farquhar is wrestling with forces larger than himself.|
|Which best describes the effect of the narration in the excerpt? (The sudden arrest…)||It emphasizes Farquhar’s euphoric feelings about the rope breaking and his apparent survival.|
|Which best describes the effect of the narration in the excerpt? (And now he…)||It suggests that the story will become more intense and mysterious.|
|What theme does the motif of hands represent in the excerpt and throughout the story?||Hands represent the perpetual struggle against fate.|
|Which best describes the effect of this narration?||It introduces the reader to the man being executed, Farquhar.|
|What is the primary theme of “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”?||The line between dreams and reality is thin.|
|Which of the following best describes how this quotation develops the theme of the story?||It suggests that Farquhar may be alive.|
|What theme does the motif of water support throughout|
“An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”?
|*The water represents a powerful force, and supports the idea that Farquhar cannot escape his fate.|
The water represents purity, and supports the idea that Farquhar is deeply sorry for his actions.
|Based on the excerpt, which is the most reasonable plot prediction? (He unclosed his…)||The execution will commence.|
|Based on the excerpt, which is the most reasonable plot prediction? (“The Yanks are…)||Farquhar will attempt to tamper with the bridge.|
|Which is the most reasonable prediction? (The man stood…)||The man will face execution shortly.|
|Which excerpt from chapter 23 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn most clearly illustrates that the duke is someone who does not take responsibility for his actions and would rather blame others if something does not go well?🔹||So the duke said these Arkansaw lunkheads couldn’t come up to Shakespeare; what they wanted was low comedy—and maybe something ruther worse than low comedy, he reckoned.|
Then the duke he lets the curtain down, and bows to the people, and says the great tragedy will be performed only two nights more, on accounts of pressing London engagements, where the seats is all sold already for it in Drury Lane.
“‘Greenhorns, flatheads! I knew the first house would keep mum and let the rest of the town get roped in; and I knew they’d lay for us the third night, and consider it was their turn now.’”
|In chapters 22 and 23 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the idea that the common swindlers, the duke and the king, believably pose as royalty can be viewed as quite humorous. What does Twain’s use of this humorous situation throughout the passage accomplish?||It draws a parallel between common swindlers and those who rule the government.|
It draws a parallel between the townspeople and those who rule the government.
It draws a parallel between those who rule the government and those who support them.
|What insight does this comment reveal about the character of Huck?||Because of his past, Huck has a tendency to always expect the worst from people.|
Despite his lack of formal upbringing, Huck has good intuition when it comes to reading situations.
|What does the dialogue between Huck and Jim reveal about Huck’s beliefs?||Huck believes that all people of royal stature are clever.|
Huck believes that many people cannot be totally trusted.
|Which excerpt from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn contains humor?||And they laughed all the time, and that made the duke mad; and everybody left, anyway, before the show was over, but one boy which was asleep.|
|Which best describes the source of the humor in this excerpt?||the image of the king performing|
|Based on chapters 22 and 23 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, what is ironic about the fact that the judge proposes the plan to fool the other townspeople into attending the play?||A judge should merely listen and not make suggestions.|
A judge is typically viewed as the height of moral conduct.
|Which quote from chapter 22 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn contains sarcasm?||“But we don’t want to be the laughing stock of this whole town, I reckon, and never hear the last of this thing as long as we live.”|
“Walk fast now till you get away from the houses, and then shin for the raft like the dickens was after you!”
“They can turn it into a picnic if they want to—they brought plenty provisions.”
|Based on the excerpt, which best describes the duke’s impression of people in this part of Arkansas?||He believes that they are not intelligent.|
He believes that they are highly educated.
He believes that they are extremely humorous.
|What does Twain use to convey how ridiculous the king looked on the second night of the show?||humor|
|In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the house is packed with people after the duke hangs his signs. Which statement best explains how this could be viewed as evidence of satire?||It satirizes the fact that those who are less formally educated often unintentionally fool those who are more educated.|
It satirizes the fact that society often claims to like proper art while actually preferring things that are slightly unsavory.
It satirizes the fact that people are often willing to pay any price for something if they think it will impress others.
|Which of the following groups was Twain attempting to satirize with this statement?||the people in power|
|Based on the excerpt, the townspeople of Arkansas are afraid of being seen as||gullible.|
|What is the effect of the last line of this excerpt?||It emphasizes the fact that Huck is prone to wild exaggeration.|
*It emphasizes the outrageousness of the king’s new comedy act.
It emphasizes the possibility that the king is actually quite talented.
|What cultural view is most reflected in this quotation?🔹||respect for all other people|
|Which of the following would make this summary more complete?||the fact that Chief Joseph of the Nez Percé tribe made this claim|
|Which quote from “My Heart Is Bursting” most contributes to the assertive tone of Satanta’s speech?||I have heard that you intend to settle us on a reservation near the mountains. I don’t want to settle.|
|Based on the idea that Chief Joseph highly values what his father has taught him, how does he most likely feel about his tribe’s cultural traditions?||He feels strongly about sharing them with others in the world.|
He feels strongly about revising them to be more relevant.
He feels strongly about preserving and maintaining them.
|Which quote from “My Heart Is Bursting” best summarizes the message of Satanta’s speech?||All of the land south of the Arkansas belongs to the Kiowas and the Comanches, and I don’t want to give away any of it.|
|How would the meaning of “An Indian’s View of Indian Affairs” most likely have been affected had Chief Joseph adopted a tone of resentment instead?||It would appear as an accusation rather than a plea.|
|Based on Chief Joseph’s message in “An Indian’s View of Indian Affairs,” the Nez Percé people most likely value||peace, tradition, honesty.|
|Which central idea of the speech is most supported by this excerpt?||The Nez Percé people want the new settlers to better understand them.|
|What central idea of the speech is illustrated by this excerpt?||The way a man chooses to live his life directly affects the quality of his life.|
|How does Satanta’s humble tone affect the meaning of his speech?||It assures those who are listening that Satanta is speaking with honesty and has acted in good faith.|
|Some of you think an Indian is like a wild animal. This is a great mistake. I will tell you all about our people, and then you can judge whether an Indian is a man or not.|
Which central idea of the speech is most supported by this excerpt?
|The Nez Percé people want the new settlers to better understand them.|
|I love to roam over the prairies. There I feel free and happy, but when we settle down we grow pale and die.|
Which of Satanta’s central ideas do these details most contribute to?
|It is vital to the Kiowa tribe that they maintain their lifestyle.|
|In “An Indian’s View of Indian Affairs,” it is asserted that conflicts could be reduced if white Americans better understood Native Americans.|
Which of the following would make this summary more complete?
|the fact that Chief Joseph of the Nez Percé tribe made this claim|
|Chief Joseph’s tone in “An Indian’s View of Indian Affairs” can best be described as||heartfelt and sincere.|
|I believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts more. I will tell you in my way how the Indian sees things. The white man has more words to tell you how they look to him, but it does not require many words to speak the truth.|
How do the underlined words impact the tone of Chief Joseph’s speech?
|They emphasize the fact that Chief Joseph is going to speak candidly from the heart.|
|What I have to say will come from my heart, and I will speak with a straight tongue.|
Based on this quotation, the reader can conclude that the Nez Percé people most believe in
|the importance of speaking passionately and honestly.|
|Why should the world be over-wise,|
In counting all our tears and sighs?
Which theme is reflected in these lines?🔹
|It is preferable to keep certain emotions private.|
|Which best describes a theme of “A Man Said to the Universe”?||The universe is indifferent to human concerns.|
Science is more powerful than human behavior.
|Which line from the first stanza of “We Wear the Mask” most effectively uses irony to show social conflict?||“With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,” because those humans who are most in pain often cover their hurt and are thus ignored.|
|How are Crane’s “A Man Said to the Universe” and Dunbar’s “We Wear the Mask” different?||Crane’s poem addresses the consequences of ignorance; Dunbar’s poem addresses the consequences of hiding one’s true self.|
Crane’s poem suggests that each person is unique; Dunbar’s poem suggests that all people hide their emotions equally.
Crane’s poem examines the relationship between man and his environment; Dunbar’s poem examines the relationship between man and society.
|Which best describes one reason why “Sympathy” is a naturalist poem?||It addresses the effects of racism and oppression in society.|
It illustrates the factors leading to the bird’s imprisonment.
It rejects the idea that society influences the individual.
|In “We Wear the Mask,” which message is conveyed by Dunbar’s repetition of the phrase “We wear the mask”?||that false appearances are pervasive in society|
|“However,” replied the universe,|
“The fact has not created in me
A sense of obligation.”
What is conveyed by the universe’s response to the man?
|The universe is confirming the man’s assertion that he exists, although the universe is doing so in a dismissive manner.|
|Which lines from “Sympathy” best convey the idea that physical pain is part of the anguish of imprisonment?||“I know why the caged bird sings, ah me,|
When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore,—”
|Which best describes the theme of “Sympathy”?||Those who are imprisoned do not understand why they are not free.|
The psychological pain of being trapped is greater than any physical pain.
Those who break the rules of society deserve to be imprisoned.
|Which theme is addressed in both “We Wear the Mask” and “A Man Said to the Universe”?||People are vulnerable to the forces around them.|
|How is naturalism reflected in “A Man Said to the Universe”?||The idea of the man talking to the universe reflects the romantic ideal that each person is unique and special.|
The universe’s response to the man reflects Darwin’s theory of natural selection, since the universe tells the man he is not important.
The universe’s response to the man presents a cynical view of the significance of humankind.
|Which best describes one theme of both “A Man Said to the Universe” and “Sympathy”?||An individual’s place in the world is determined by his or her environment.|
|Which is one thematic similarity between “A Man Said to the Universe” and “Sympathy”?||Both present an individual who fears his environment.|
Both present an individual who is injured and damaged.
*Both present an individual challenging an external force.
|Shauna has collected a variety of sources for her research about Charlie Chaplin’s impact on American cinema. In performing her preliminary evaluation of each source, Shauna should ▪️||decide whether it will be useful in her final essay.|
|How does this rhetorical question contribute to the passage’s central idea?||It reinforces the idea that the rights given to others are not extended to African Americans.|
|Kenya is using the Internet to research the history of rock music in the United States. Which is the best way she can determine whether the sites she finds are reliable sources?||She can check if the sites have .gov, .org, or .edu URLs.|
|Based on the excerpt, which is the most reasonable plot prediction? (“Don’t you give…)||Huck and his father will engage in an altercation.|
|Which of the following quotations by Huck’s father in chapter 5 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an example of irony?||“All right. I’ll ask him; and I’ll make him pungle, too, or I’ll know the reason why.|
|What do these words by Huck’s father reveal about his character?||He believes that education will make Huck feel superior.|
|Which best describes the effect of the narration?||It helps the reader see Huck’s father through Huck’s eyes.|
|What is Twain’s most likely intention for employing humor within this quotation?||to portray Huck’s father as uneducated and ignorant|
|Which best describes the narration in chapter 5 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?||Huck narrates the story, which helps readers understand his point of view and his inner thoughts.|
|Which statement most accurately describes the satire that exists within chapter 5 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?||Twain is satirizing society’s greed by having Huck’s father return under the pretense of caring for Huck when all he really wants is money.|
|Based on the excerpt, which is the most reasonable plot prediction? (I HAD shut…)||Huck will refuse to speak to his father.|
|What central idea about the government of the United States is expressed in the 1879 Speech by Chief Joseph?||The government has made many false promises to the American Indians.|
|What is historically significant about this 1879 speech by Chief Joseph?||It is a direct and eloquent plea delivered in Washington for the equal treatment of all Native Americans.|
|Which cultural view is most clearly expressed in this quote?||All humans are part of the same world and should be treated as equals.|
|Which best describes the historical context of the 1879 Speech by Chief Joseph?||It describes an interaction between government officials and Chief Joseph.|
|Which excerpt from the 1879 Speech by Chief Joseph is the best example of pathos, or an appeal based on emotion?||I see men of my own race treated as outlaws and driven from country to country, or shot down like animals.|
|Which sentence from the passage supports the claim in the 1879 speech by Chief Joseph that actions speak louder than words?||Too many misinterpretations have been made; too many misunderstandings have come up between the white men and the Indians.|
|In the poem “War Is Kind,” which best describes the effect of the repetition of the lines “Do not weep. War is kind”?||These lines suggest that people who suffer from war are overreacting.|
|Which theme of the poem is reflected in this stanza?||Black Americans’ willingness to fight in the Civil War helped unite the country.|
|How are the themes of “The Colored Soldiers” and “War Is Kind” similar?||Both poems acknowledge that war is painful and causes suffering.|
|How are the themes of “The Colored Soldiers” and “War Is Kind” different?||“The Colored Soldiers|
“War Is Kind” presents a romantic view of war, while “The Colored Soldiers” presents a more realistic view of war.
|Kenya is using the Internet to research the history of rock music in the United States. Which is the best way she can determine whether the sites she finds are reliable sources?🔹||She can check if the sites have .gov, .org, or .edu URLs.|
|Which best describes the underlined portion of the citation?||the name of the publication in which the article appeared|
|Adam is writing a research paper about recycling, and he has several potential research questions. Which is his best option?||What are the effects of recycling on the environment?|
|Shauna has collected a variety of sources for her research about Charlie Chaplin’s impact on American cinema. In performing her preliminary evaluation of each source, Shauna should||thoroughly review and examine the content.|
perform a quick search to determine the author’s reliability.
check whether the author agrees with experts on the subject.
|What is missing from this citation?||the name of the author|
|What does “26-31” represent?||the pages of the source that Anthony used|
|Which is the correct way to cite a quotation in the body of his paper using MLA style?||“Most teenagers consume too much sodium due to the prevalence of sodium in pre-packaged foods available in schools” (Hernandez 65).|
|Julia is writing a research paper about vegetarianism, and she has several potential research questions. Which is her best option?||What is the effect of vegetarianism on the human body?|
|Juan is writing a paper about children who play team sports, and he has several potential research questions. Which is his best option?||How does playing a team sport affect a child’s development?|
|Which is the best place to find reference sources for a scholarly essay?||the library|