Upgrade to remove ads
3-2-2020 MORALITY FEAST TEST
Terms in this set (32)
He was a liberator and mystic. His story was the African American story (brought people out of bondage and into a new life, because God hears the cries of the oppressed)
A prophet of freedom. She was the daughter of a sharecropper,and was 1 of 20 kids. She was in jail and savagely beaten, damage to eyes and kidneys. She was a civil rights activist-very dangerous. Protested Vietnam.
Lived in 1900s. He smuggled Jews out of Europe, and was blinded after the war (which was spiritual for him, but got his sight back!) He was a converted Christian, and made himself black to fully experience the racism of the South. There was an effigy hung on his lawn and he was often threatened. He wrote "black like me" which was very popular, and told the whites not to be silent. He died due to poison dyes.
A prophet, saint, and freedom fighter in South Africa, especially with the apartheid. He went to jail for 27 years and then became president. He won the Nobel peace prize in 1993. Movie relating to him is called Invictus.
St Perpetua and St Felicity feast
Lived in the early 200s, and were early African martyrs to Rome. Their story was VERY well known. They were stripped and beaten publicly. St Perpetua was a noble and st felicity was a servant/slave.
"We passed the graves the dead men there winners or losers did not care in the dark they could not see who had gained the victory" -Langston Hughes
Song by Edwin Starr
A prophet of freedom. He was born a slave, but escaped and became an abolitionist and suffragist. He picked Valentine's Day to be his birthday. He was a widow and remarried a white woman.
Joe Searles feast
The first black man on Wall Street, in 1970.
Born a slave in Mississippi. She was a journalist and a voice for the people. She ATTACKS lynching. She was thrown off a bus before Rosa Parks. Related to Eleanor Roosevelt.
He began as a uneducated, criminal, pimp. He was arrested and in jail, became a Farrakhan (Islam group who hated whites). He was Killed in Harlem, NY.
Martyrs of Birmingham feast
-civil rights in Alabama, the Church was blown up, and 24 children were injured/killed. The girls just finished Sunday school, where they learned about love, and were changing into their choir robes. It was the Johannesburg of the South.
Eleanor Roosevelt feast
Suffragist, Eleanor stuck up for a woman who was not allowed to counsel because she was not white
She was a "green militant" and feminist. She was from the Kikuyu tribe. She fought for African land, and planted trees, sold seeds, etc. She was hated heavily by her opposers, and was stripped and beaten. She won a scholarship, went to college (1st African woman to get a PhD!). She then converted to Catholicism, and wrote a book; Unbowed. Finally, she won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004.
She was an abolitionist and suffragist (was a slave, sold, beaten, lost her family, etc), and her name means travel truth. She was mystical, and escaped to become a preacher. She was at the Women's Convention. She is connected to "Ain't I a woman."
St Drexel feast
Lived from mid 1800s to 1955. She was very rich, her dad worked with JP Morgan. She ran a soup kitchen with her mom which their neighbors hated. She couldn't get money from the Pope so she became a missionary. She starts the sisters of the blessed sacrament and educates minorities. She created over 200 schools, including Xavier U. She was apart of the NAACP, used by FDR, and was threatened by the Klan.
"All the way from Africa to Georgia I carried my sorrow songs. I made ragtime."
"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun or does it explode?"
"Christ was a revolutionary, that's what God is all about, that is where I get my strength."
I went to live on the other side of the river. We can no longer justify demonizing man for such false reasons."
"We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is in all of us. And when we let our light: since we let other people do the same."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
"The worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood."
"The silver trumpet of freedom has raised by soul to eternal wakefulness."
"Christianity is a leveling principle and none of the aristocracy can go to heaven."
"Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth."
"As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might."
"We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding. Understanding creates love. Love creates patience. And patience creates unity."
"Reform society? A change here or there. Now I think you have got to have a Reconstruction or the entire society. A revolution of values."
"If our people are to fight their way up and out of bondage-we must arm them with the sword and the shield and the buckler of Pride."
Ain't I a woman Quote
Connected to Sojourner Truth
Tolton to Wilton Quote
First black chief executive?
This set is often in folders with...
Junior intro notes quiz morality
Cooper intro test
Cooper Test 1
Cooper Feast Day Test
You might also like...
Black History Test Cooper
Black History Month Cooper
Black history Bee Wisconsin 2016
The South and Black and White
Other sets by this creator
French Quiz 2-28-2020
French Quiz 2-19-2020
Morality Test 2/12/2020
Spanish Test 2/11
Other Quizlet sets
ENT 2254 Exam 2
International Marketing Midterm
Chapter 15: Endocrine System
Macroeconomics First Quiz