Racism in Africville ? Race & Poverty in the Americas ? Fall 2016 ? Exam #2
Answer one question.
Answers will be short, so restrict your introduction and conclusion to one or two sentences.
-Use the authors? initials (DS) rather than naming them.
-Ground your answers in course readings, films, lectures, etc. Be sure to cite sources.
-Bibliographies/lists of works cited are NOT necessarily for this exam, unless you are quoting/citing a source other than those listed in the syllabus. When citing a source, employ the author?s initials and the relevant page numbers in parentheses. For instance, (JN 132) for page 132 of ??Panthers or Thieves?: Racialized Knowledge and the Regulation of Africville.? Be sure to cite sources even when you?re not directly quoting from the text.
-List your name, the appropriate course #, exam #, and question # at the top of the page.
Reminder ? papers are not accepted by email. Bring printed copies with you to the exam.
***Exams are meant to be both a form of evaluation and an opportunity to deepen your reading of course texts and your engagement with course themes. They should be seen as part of a learning process building on work in- and out-of-class.***
Respond to one of the following questions. Your answer should be approximately 2? pages (typed, double-spaced, no extra space between paragraphs).
1) Compare and contrast analyses of Africville by Tina Loo and Jennifer Nelson. Do they disagree? What advantages and/or disadvantages do you see with the approach taken by each?
2) Can we consider the history of Africville as part of a larger story about race and property in the 20th century? Explain, being sure to discuss Loo, Nelson, and at least two other class sources.
3) Compare and contrast the rise and fall of Brown & Stevens Bank with the destruction of Africville. Discuss two lessons to be drawn about the study of race and poverty in North America, being sure to adequately support your argument.