1. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry takes
place in Mississippi in 1933. Yet on January 1, 1863 Abraham
Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation stating, "All people
held as slaves" in the rebel states would be "thenceforward
and forever, free." Expound upon whether or not the
Emancipation Proclamation was being followed in Mississippi in 1933
based upon the book you are now reading.
2. The worst Depression the United
States has ever known was during the year 1933. It affected most
countries in the world. Many people were without work and money
was hard to come by. Predict what would happen to your family if a
depression were in effect today. How would things change for you?
3. How is the Christmas celebrated by the Logan
family different or like Christmas's spent in your family?
4. Make a prediction as to what you think will
occur now that the black people are getting their groceries and supplies
in Vickesburg rather than from the Wallaces in Strawberry?