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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The appointment of a(n) _________ in South Carolina fueled even more racial violence.
(a) Attorney General.
(b) Judge.
(c) Postmaster.
(d) Secretary of Commerce.

2. Historians and sociologists find that certain things were hard to measure. What were those things?
(a) Hopes and dreams.
(b) Ideas and morals.
(c) Reality and fiction.
(d) Segregation and integration.

3. Which president signed the Voting Rights Bill into law?
(a) Nixon.
(b) Kennedy.
(c) Johnson.
(d) Eisenhower.

4. What might happen if someone dared to challenge Southern segregation?
(a) Civil War.
(b) Coup.
(c) Mutiny.
(d) Upraising.

5. Despite their actions, _________ were still surpassed in their efforts by black integrationists.
(a) Nationalists.
(b) Populists.
(c) Seperatists.
(d) Democrats.

6. Southern Progressives are credited with helping to elect _____ as President of the US.
(a) Wilson.
(b) FDR.
(c) Kennedy.
(d) Taft.

7. What was the name of the agreement reached between the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP and the Atlanta School Board?
(a) Integration Charter.
(b) NAACP/ASB Treaty.
(c) The King Pact.
(d) Second Atlanta Comprise.

8. What was the name of the landmark legislation put into effect by the president?
(a) New Deal.
(b) Interstate Commerce Act.
(c) Expedition Act.
(d) Gold Standard Act.

9. It is stated that the American belief in the equality of ______ has never known sectional boundaries.
(a) Livelihood.
(b) Men.
(c) Notherners and Southerners.
(d) Opportunity.

10. In this case the state objected to the Jim Crow law regarding which of the following?
(a) Schools.
(b) Water fountains.
(c) Public office.
(d) Railways.

11. Which of the following was not included in the act as a benefit for Negroes?
(a) Health.
(b) Housing.
(c) Cost of living subsidy.
(d) Education.

12. What law officially "killed" Jim Crow?
(a) New Deal.
(b) Non-Segregation Act.
(c) Civil Rights Act.
(d) Voting Rights Act.

13. Where was this particular speech delivered?
(a) Atlanta, GA.
(b) Washington, DC.
(c) Little Rock, AR.
(d) New York, NY.

14. In what decade did the Ku Klux Klan reach the height of its power?
(a) 1920s.
(b) 1910s.
(c) 1940s.
(d) 1930s.

15. In which two states did Kennedy attempt to force integration?
(a) Tennessee and Georgia.
(b) North Carolina and Arkansas.
(c) South Carolina and Oklahoma.
(d) Alabama and Mississippi.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year was the Civil Rights Act made into law?

2. By what year did Southern segregation realize its completion?

3. What war seemed to change things for the better, even if only for a short time?

4. What type of behavior would most likely be used to ensure segregation?

5. It was said that after the war, people were more interested in the pursuit or prosperity as well as:

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