1. In what year did Booker T. Washington write his famous autobiography Up From Slavery?  1900
  2. Name one of two Black women who amassed $1M in hair and skim care business.  Madame C. J. Walker and Mrs. A. E. Malone 
  3. Who was the 1st Black person to receive a Ph.D?  W.E.B. DuBois 
  4. What movement served as the forerunner to the NAACP?  The Niagara movement
  5. When was the NAACP formed?  February 12, 1909
  6. Who was the 1st Black to graduate from West Point?  Charles Young 
  7. By 15th century, this country succeeded Mali as the largest African empire and was larger than all of Europe.  Songhay
  8. Fascinated by the abstract geometry of African art, this European artist was among those who turned from Greco-Roman and Renaissance art as his inspiration — and instead turned to Benin, Ife and other West African art centers.  Picasso
  9. Name two of only four African languages that were reduced to writing before the European arrival.  Egyptian, Ethiopian, Berber, and Vai (Liberia)
  10. Discoveries by this anthropologist in Tanzania’s Olduvai Gorge indicated humanity was born in Africa and that tool-making began in Africa and was spread to Europe and Asia.  Dr. Leakey
  11.   Cultural remains from this civilization show Blacks lived on the banks of the Nile thousands of years before the Egypt of the Pharaohs.  Badarian
  12.   This Greek historian, who was an eyewitness, wrote that the Egyptians were black and curly-haired.  Herodotus
  13.   This precious metal was the basis of international, trans-Saharan trade beginning in the 11th century.  Gold
  14.   The core of African society was the family which was organized primarily on matrilineal basis, meaning descent was traced through this person.  The mother
  15.   During the Civil War, who was president of the Confederacy?  Jefferson Davis
  16.   By the end of the Civil War, 180,000 Black men from the North had volunteered, comprising what percentage of total Union enlistments?  9-10%
  17.   By the end of the Civil War, 180,000 Black men from the North had volunteered.  Their deaths numbered 37,000, comprising what percentage of total Union soldier deaths?  20%
  18.   At the Republican convention in Baltimore in June 1864, Abraham Lincoln was re-nominated for the presidency.  Which constitutional amendment to end slavery throughout the United States was proposed as a part of the party plank?  13th Amendment
  19.   Two of the most important events to the country took place in April 1865.  Name one of them.
    1. Confederacy collapsed – Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox
    2. Lincoln assassinated five days later at Ford’s Theatre by John Wilkes Booth
  20.   The National Urban League was formed as a result of a conference of various groups in 1910, called by Mrs. Ruth Standish Baldwin.  What was it first called?  National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes
  21.   He is the father of the scientific study of Black History.  Carter G. Woodson