W.E.B Du Bois Questions

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1) In Souls of Black Folk, how does W. E. B. Du Bois describe his feeling of being an African American?

A) People would ask him, "How does it feel to be a problem?

B) In his interactions with other children, he could sense that he was different and that they were treating him differently.

C) In his prayers, he asked God why God had made him a stranger in his own house.

D) All of the above.

2) In Souls of Black Folk, how does W. E. B. Du Bois describe post-Civil War America for African Americans?

A) The freed man has not yet found his freedom in the promised land.

B) Freedom has opened a future of endless opportunity for the former slaves.

C) Equality is now a reality that no one can deny.

D) All ambivalence is gone. All black men and women can hold their heads high and enjoy their place in American society.

3) In Souls of Black Folk, how does W. E. B. Du Bois depict the economic situation of African Americans in the late 19th century and early 20th century?

A) The opportunity to be free of manual labor was exhilarating.

B) To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor man in a land of dollars is the bottom of hardship.

C) Private entrepreneurship was a realistic way out of poverty.

D) Everyone lept at the chance to use education to springboard them out of poverty

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