Race And Oppression: The Experiences Of People Of Color In America

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 48

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A short quiz that will evaluate and engage students. It will demonstrate the student's understanding of important topics like race and oppression.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A racial or ethnic group that is well established in an area before the arrival of a new group is _______.
    • A. 

      1Anglos

    • B. 

      2 Indigenous people

    • C. 

      3 Nomads

    • D. 

      4 Latinos and Hispanics

  • 2. 
    A ______ is a legal agreement between two or more nations involving terms of peace, trade, and other matters as agreed to by the negotiating parties.
    • A. 

      Treaty

    • B. 

      Middle Passage

    • C. 

      Gentleman's Agreement

    • D. 

      Emancipation Prolamation

  • 3. 
    Because indians signed a treaty their rights were always considered and the agreement was always kept.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The first African Americans were brought as slaves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The ships that African Americans were delivered on were often small and uncomfortable leading to many deaths from disease and illness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not a way in which slaves resisted oppression?
    • A. 

      Self-mutilation

    • B. 

      Learning to read

    • C. 

      Being nice to their masters

    • D. 

      Running away

  • 7. 
    Harriet Tubman was a part of this organization that established "stations" where runaway slaves could get food and rest as they escaped north to freedom.
    • A. 

      The Underground Railroad

    • B. 

      Operation Bootstrap

    • C. 

      National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    • D. 

      The U.S Senate

  • 8. 
    The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln, gave blacks in the confederate states two rights. What were they?
    • A. 

      Freedom and the right to vote

    • B. 

      The right to vote and the right to join the Union Army

    • C. 

      The right to own land and the right to join the Union Army

    • D. 

      Freedom and the right to join the Union Army

  • 9. 
    This important court case ruled that "seperate cannot be equal."
    • A. 

      Brown v. Board of Education

    • B. 

      Brown v. Black Cabinet

    • C. 

      Plessy v. Ferguson

    • D. 

      NAACP v. W.E.B Du Bois

  • 10. 
    Chinese were the first Asian immigrants in 1850.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is an example of anti-chinese attitudes?
    • A. 

      Zoot Suit Riots

    • B. 

      Hanging chinese immigrants

    • C. 

      Chinese Exclusion Act

    • D. 

      Nisei

  • 12. 
    This is the term used to describe the belief that Chinese and Japanese immigrants could never be assimilated into American culture and therefore they threatened the unity of American Society.
    • A. 

      The Yellow Pearl

    • B. 

      The Yellow Peril

    • C. 

      Model Minority

    • D. 

      The Orange Clam

  • 13. 
    Nisei refers to children born and raised in Japan who will never acquire a U.S. citizenship.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Hispanic is the correct and appropriate term decided on by the federal government used to refer to immigrants from Central America and Mexico
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Many of the first hispanic immigrants came because of _________.
    • A. 

      Recruitment for jobs such as farming, mining, and construction

    • B. 

      Religious freedom

    • C. 

      Illegal Drugs

    • D. 

      Better soil for growing tobacco

  • 16. 
    _____ was initiated during WWII, this program continued to import Mexicans into the United States for twenty-two years as manual laborers.
    • A. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • B. 

      League of United Latin American Citizens

    • C. 

      Bracero Program

    • D. 

      Latinos Equal Rights Act

  • 17. 
    Several days of mob violence in 1942 in Los Angeles that demonstrated anti-American prejudice as U.S. servicemen attacked Mexican American youth, especially targeting those wearing a specific garment.
    • A. 

      The Riot of 1942

    • B. 

      Zoot Suit Riots

    • C. 

      The Mexican American Mob

    • D. 

      Zoot Suit Mob

  • 18. 
    Cubans were just like the other groups in their fight against oppression, unsuccessful and poor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Anthropologists believe that race is very real in terms of biological categorizing genes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Falso

  • 20. 
    Understanding race informs educators so they can be less discriminatory in the classroom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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