The Strange Career of Jim Crow Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the leader of the National Urban League?
(a) Jordan.
(b) Jameson.
(c) Jackson.
(d) Jones.

2. Which of the following was not a word used to describe the downtrodden state of many of the supporters of racial equality?
(a) Complacent.
(b) Tired.
(c) Weakened.
(d) Discredited.

3. What was a common name used to describe black neighborhoods?
(a) Slum.
(b) Suburbs.
(c) Darktown.
(d) Ghetto.

4. How many years did it take for the Supreme Court to strictly enforce the Brown decision?
(a) 12.
(b) 15.
(c) 10.
(d) 8.

5. What was the name of the city that burned?
(a) Winston-Salem.
(b) Raleigh.
(c) Charlotte.
(d) Wilmington.

6. It was said that after the war, people were more interested in the pursuit or prosperity as well as:
(a) Self-centeredness.
(b) Self-pity.
(c) Self-indulgence.
(d) Self-involvement.

7. At what college/university was there a racial riot when a black female was enrolled in classes?
(a) University of Alabama.
(b) Wake Forest.
(c) Nashville College of the Arts.
(d) University of South Carolina.

8. The segregation issue also caused another issue, this time regarding a student's _____.
(a) Transportation.
(b) Age.
(c) Level of education.
(d) Economic status.

9. Who was referred to as being one of the most brilliant speakers of the 1960s?
(a) Malcolm X.
(b) Eggers.
(c) Kennedy.
(d) King.

10. Who was the president of the Atlanta School Board in 1970?
(a) Morgan.
(b) Marshall.
(c) Mays.
(d) Mason.

11. People were careful to note the impact of the post-war struggle between democracy and _______.
(a) Capitalism.
(b) Marxism.
(c) Socialism.
(d) Communism.

12. What type of reconciliation was most important if the country was going to be able to move forward?
(a) Sectional.
(b) Northern.
(c) Southern.
(d) Total.

13. The main conflict regarding the case and the Supreme Court decision originated in which city?
(a) Montgomery.
(b) Knoxville.
(c) Fort Worth.
(d) Little Rock.

14. In which state did the renaissance begin?
(a) New York.
(b) North Carolina.
(c) Maryland.
(d) Tennessee.

15. What two states were controlled by members of the KKK at this time?
(a) South Carolina and Georgia.
(b) Arkansas and Virginia.
(c) Oklahoma and Texas.
(d) Alabama and Louisiana.

Short Answer Questions

1. What devastating period in history also assisted in easing racial tensions?

2. Which state stepped forward with this particular issue?

3. What law officially "killed" Jim Crow?

4. What is the name for the restrictive foreign politics?

5. Which group of people claimed that segregation was not the issue?

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