American History Ch. 9

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American History Ch. 9

Chapter 9 Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the Plessy v. Ferguson case represent?
    • A. 

      Segregation in the school system.

    • B. 

      Segregation in general.

  • 2. 
    Why did most children not go to high school?
    • A. 

      They had to stay home and raise the family

    • B. 

      They are afraid of the teachers' harsh punishments.

    • C. 

      They couldn't read or write

  • 3. 
    Where the schools all equal for blacks and whites?
    • A. 

      No they were not, black school were in worse shape than white schools.

    • B. 

      White schools were in worse shape than Black schools.

    • C. 

      Woman were not allowed to attend schools at white schools, but they were allowed to attend at black schools.

  • 4. 
    Did women have more Higher education oppertunities before or after the Civil War?
    • A. 

      They had less opportunities before the Civil War.

    • B. 

      They had more opportunities before the Civil War.

    • C. 

      They had more opportunities after the Civil War.

    • D. 

      They had less Opportunities after the Civil War.

  • 5. 
    Why were Circuses popular in the 1870's?
    • A. 

      With the arrival of the "Circus Train".**

    • B. 

      Children often dreamed of running off to the circus.

    • C. 

      Circus performers often came as 'advanced men' to come to a city early and promote the Circus.

  • 6. 
    What is the NAACP, during the 1900's?
    • A. 

      The National Association for the Advocation of corn pollutants.

    • B. 

      The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

    • C. 

      The Northwestern Assembly for Americans' Cotton Production

  • 7. 
    Why did Public schools gain more students in the late 1800's?
    • A. 

      The arrival of black students.

    • B. 

      The departure of whites.

  • 8. 
    Why did most women want the right to vote?
    • A. 

      They wanted to be treated equally among men.

    • B. 

      They just wanted to prove the White man wrong.

    • C. 

      They liked the idea of being a part of government.

  • 9. 
    During the 1870's where did most woman find their professional opportunities in the world?
    • A. 

      In Woman's Colleges and in Hospitals.

    • B. 

      On the Homestead.

    • C. 

      At the Factories.

    • D. 

      In the Mines.

  • 10. 
    What are the 'Jim Crow' laws?
    • A. 

      They Limited White freedoms or rights.

    • B. 

      Laws limiting what Negroes were allowed to do.

    • C. 

      They were laws that gave Negroes complete freedom.

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