Changing attitudes to race in the USA

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What was the Black Power Movement?

Select one or more of the following:

  • A movement in the 1960's that called for separate communities for black people ran by black people, e.g. a black mayor, black police force, black judges...

  • A protest by black Americans in the 1960's to gain power over white Americans...

  • A series of protests that led black people to power in the 1960's...

Question 2 of 8

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The Civil Rights Movement was a movement in the USA for equal rights for black citizens.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 8

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What does CORE stand for?

Select one of the following:

  • Centre Of Rights Education

  • Congress Of Racial Equality

Question 4 of 8

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What methods did Martin Luther King use to try and gain racial equality?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Mass non-violent civil disobedience methods such as protests, sit-ins and strikes

  • Extreme, violent methods like riots

  • Petitions

Question 5 of 8

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What were the Jim Crow Laws?

Select one of the following:

  • The laws comedians had to follow in order to refrain from offending anyone.

  • The laws that allowed racism in comedic work

  • The laws that governed segregation in southern states

Question 6 of 8

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The Ku Klux Klan were a secret society of white Anglo-Saxon protestants who lynched black Americans.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 8

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Why were the freedom rides carried out?

Select one of the following:

  • To show that black Americans were free

  • To test the rulings of the Supreme Court

  • To try and get free bus passes for black Americans

Question 8 of 8

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The Great Depression is the name for the period in which black Americans were treated unequally.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Changing attitudes to race in the USA

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