American History Chapter 15 Lesson 1

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 46

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following contributed to African-Americans recieving more rights after World War II?
    • A. 

      Americans saw how bad racism was because of Hitlers actions

    • B. 

      African-Americans began to enter into politics

    • C. 

      African-Americans began to protest more often

  • 2. 
    What do the letters NAACP stand for as they relate to racism and discrimination?
  • 3. 
    What doctrine idea was created in the 1950's as a result of the Plessy vs. Ferguson case?
  • 4. 
    What type of institution did African-Americans first try to bring an end to segregation in?
    • A. 

      Churches

    • B. 

      Government agencies

    • C. 

      Labor unions

    • D. 

      Schools

  • 5. 
    Which African-American teamed up with the NAACP to fight against the Supreme Courts ruling in Brown vs. Board of Education Topeka?
  • 6. 
    How "fast" were schools ordered to desegregate as a result of the Brown II decision? 
  • 7. 
    Which famous American history lady was the center of the Montgomery bus  boycott?
  • 8. 
    The Montgomery bus boycott held by the African-Americans lasted approximately 6 months.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Montgomery bus bocott was a total African-American action.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The textbook lists 3 important and beneficial results coming from the Supreme court decision on November 13, 1956.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The KKK joined the NAACP to fight off dicrimination.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What do the letters KKK refer to as they relate to discrimination?
  • 13. 
    The KKK can be thought  of as a terrorist group.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following terms does not relate to the section of the textbook titled "Showdown in Little Rock"? (page 414)
    • A. 

      Arkansas

    • B. 

      Central High School

    • C. 

      13 students

    • D. 

      Integration

  • 15. 
    The United States Army was called in to help escort African-Americans safely to the all white Central High School in 1957.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Who was the president of the United States at the time of black and white integration into public schools?
  • 17. 
    What title or nickname is given to the 9 Arkansas students who faced hatred for attending the all white public school?
  • 18. 
    A sit-in is a non-violent approach at being heard for something you or a groupo strongly believe in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What do the letters SNCC stand for as they relate to this chapter?
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