Hour 7 Chapter 9 American History Project

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Hour 7 Chapter 9 American History Project

Quiz for chapter 9


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How and why did public schools expand during the late 1800's?
    • A. 

      They wanted to make their business flourish

    • B. 

      The kids loved school so much

    • C. 

      Parents realized that there children needed more skills to advance in life

    • D. 

      The kids parents thought it would make them smarter at video games

  • 2. 
    W.E.B. Du Bois urged African Americans to...
    • A. 

      Use violence to fight for civil rights

    • B. 

      Move to Africa

    • C. 

      Accept an inferior role in society

    • D. 

      Become well educated

  • 3. 
    Booker T Washington suggested that African Americans put aside their desire for...
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Gainful employment

    • C. 

      Economic stability

    • D. 

      Political equality

  • 4. 
    In the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court decided that...
    • A. 

      Black schools were inferior to white schools

    • B. 

      Segregation was illegal

    • C. 

      Blacks had the right to vote

    • D. 

      Segregation was legal

  • 5. 
    Describe Vaudeville...
    • A. 

      A theatre town in Southern California near today's Hollywood

    • B. 

      The name of the first popular motion picture

    • C. 

      A form of traveling variety show

    • D. 

      A private black college located near Atlanta

  • 6. 
    In 1910, the NAACP began fighting for 
    • A. 

      Unions

    • B. 

      Civil rights

    • C. 

      Segregation

    • D. 

      Jim Crow laws

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was true of working woman in the late 1800's
    • A. 

      All men supported their to work

    • B. 

      They were paid less than men

    • C. 

      They were often promoted to high-paying jobs

    • D. 

      They often received advanced training

  • 8. 
    After the civil war, the Radical Republican believed...
    • A. 

      In completely reconstructing society to guarantee equality to blacks

    • B. 

      That the North should rebuild the South

    • C. 

      That Southern military leaders could serve in the Congress

    • D. 

      That violence was the best was to settle social problems in the South

  • 9. 
    The sharecropping system in the South resulted in...
    • A. 

      Higher wages in Southern industries

    • B. 

      Annual debts for many farm families

    • C. 

      The governments giving each black family 40 acres of land

    • D. 

      The end of large-scale cotton production

  • 10. 
    The Sherman Antitrust Act initially was unsuccessful because...
    • A. 

      It was passed into law by congress

    • B. 

      It enforced infrequently by the courts

    • C. 

      President Harrison refused to support it

    • D. 

      Rockefeller turned his employees against it

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