Arq 7.2

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History Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The racist laws that divided South Africans were known as
    • A. 

      Secessionist

    • B. 

      Apartheus.

    • C. 

      Apomatox.

    • D. 

      Apartheid.

    • E. 

      States rights.

  • 2. 
    Racist laws divided benches, drinking fountains, bathrooms, and schools in South Africa until
    • A. 

      1948.

    • B. 

      1974.

    • C. 

      1988.

    • D. 

      1994.

    • E. 

      2004.

  • 3. 
    Which is the most dramatic change in the geographic distribution of African Americans in the United States?
    • A. 

      Rural to urban within the state

    • B. 

      Change to sharecropping

    • C. 

      Relocation to northern cities

    • D. 

      Movement out of inner-cities

    • E. 

      Relocation to coastal cities

  • 4. 
    As part of the triangular slave trade system, ships bound for Europe carried
    • A. 

      Cloth and trinkets.

    • B. 

      Rum and molasses.

    • C. 

      Slaves.

    • D. 

      Gold and silver.

    • E. 

      Slaves and molasses.

  • 5. 
    African Americans migrated out of the U.S. South partly as a consequence of
    • A. 

      The removal of travel visa requirements for people of color.

    • B. 

      Increased farm mechanization leading to a decreased demand for farm labor.

    • C. 

      The development of better airports, allowing for rapid and efficient travel.

    • D. 

      Increasing opportunities to work in northern coal mines and the California gold rush.

    • E. 

      The growth of agriculture in the U.S. North.

  • 6. 
    The "separate but equal" doctrine in the United States was legally established by
    • A. 

      Individual states.

    • B. 

      Plessy v. Ferguson.

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board of Education.

    • D. 

      The Missouri Compromise.

    • E. 

      The fourteenth amendment to the Constitution.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Separate schools for blacks and whites were unconstitutional.

    • B. 

      "white flight" was morally wrong and should be curtailed.

    • C. 

      Discriminatory lending practices and restrictive covenants were unconstitutional.

    • D. 

      Separate facilities for blacks and whites were acceptable so long as they were of the same quality.

    • E. 

      Separate schools for blacks and whites were constitutional but separate drinking fountains were unconstitutional.

  • 8. 
    An example of white flight is the
    • A. 

      Movement of whites from northern cities like Chicago and New York to southern cities.

    • B. 

      Movement of whites from southern cities like New Orleans to western cities like Los Angeles.

    • C. 

      Establishment of suburbs around Los Angeles.

    • D. 

      Decrease in the percent of whites remaining in the Southeast because of black migration from the Southeast.

    • E. 

      Emigration of whites from central Los Angeles as blacks were arriving.