Work Sheets - Lynching

Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Lynching

Name: ___________________________                      

 

Go to www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/g_l/lynching/lynching.htm to answer the questions below. Read "About Lynching"  by Robert L. Zangrando.

  1. Define lynching.
  2. Describe the mood of the environment in which a lynching took place.
  1. What effect do you imagine a lynching would have on other blacks who lived nearby?
  2. What effect does it seem a lynching had on those that actually did it?