Make sure you write in your own words, while also listing your references at the end of your essay. In 800 words answer the following questions:
1. What did freedom mean to ex-‐slaves? How did their priorities differ from those of African Americans who had been free before the Civil War?
2. How did Black people respond to and survive the Great Depression? How did the experiences of black women during the Great Depression reflect their race, class, and gender status?
3. What did the “Double V” campaign accomplish? How did African-‐America civilians support black servicemen? What institutional resources were African Americans able to marshal in their campaign against racism at home?
4. Why did African Americans not form a third political party? Why was the rise of black elected officials so significant?