US History Chapter 9 Quiz

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American children during the 1910s, Plessy vs. Ferguson, women taking on professional jobs and public school systems are being discussed in this particular U. S. History quiz. What do you know about them? Test your knowledge now!


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  • 1. 
    By the 1910 nearly 60 % of American children were in school because
    • A. 

      Families had more money

    • B. 

      Immigration was down

    • C. 

      Scholarships were plentiful

    • D. 

      Many states required school attendance by law

  • 2. 
    In the case of Plessy v Ferguson, the Supreme Court
    • A. 

      Declared segregation unconstitutional

    • B. 

      Established the "separate-but-equal" doctrine, upholding segregation

    • C. 

      Ordered public school districts to upgrade schools for African Amerians

    • D. 

      Ordered universities to enroll more women and African Americans.

  • 3. 
    As women began to make their way into professional jobs, they worked mainly in
    • A. 

      Law, engineering, and ministry

    • B. 

      Education, health care, and social work

    • C. 

      Science, music, and manufacturing

    • D. 

      Architecture, textiles and the law

  • 4. 
    One effect of the public school system was that it
    • A. 

      Created divisions among immigrant children from differing cultures

    • B. 

      Helped immigrant children become Americanized

    • C. 

      Denied immigrant children anything more than four years of education

    • D. 

      Taught immigrant children to retain their native cultures

  • 5. 
    During the early 1900s, most African Americans who went to college attended
    • A. 

      Fully integrated universities

    • B. 

      African American colleges

    • C. 

      Religious based schools

    • D. 

      Separate branches of white colleges

  • 6. 
    How did the Plessy v Ferguson decision affect racial relations in the South?
    • A. 

      It forced white and African Americans to use the same public facilities

    • B. 

      It allowed segregation to continue legally

    • C. 

      It improved the quality of African American facilities

    • D. 

      It ordered that segregation should be ended in public schools