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USII 4c.

Jim Crow laws were in direct opposition to which tow Constitutional Amendments?
a) 14th and 15th
b) 16th and 17th
c) 18th and 19th
d) 20th and 21st

Jim Crow laws created unequal opportunities in government by --
a) denying government positions to Chinese descendants
b) not allowing the judicial branch to hear cases involving African Americans
c) imposing unfair voting regulations on African Americans
d) denying citizenship to all persons of non-European descent

Jim Crow laws were passed to discriminate against --
a) Irish immigrants
b) African Americans
c) Italian descendants
d) women

After the Civil War, the South initiated segregation based upon
a) race
b) religion
c) gender
d) age

What was the goal of the NAACP
a) to provide opportunities for African Americans to serve in the Senate
b) to fight Jim Crow laws, giving a voice to suffering African Americans
c) to offer safe, affordable housing
d) to advocate for American Indian citizenship and the end of assimilation attempts

How did W.E.B. DuBois respond to discrimination and Jim Crow?
a) He embraced segregation, feeling it would lead African Americans toward economic properity
b) As the Western Territories expanded, he urged for the creation of an African American state
c) He spoke out in favor of full political, civil, and social rights for African Americans
d) He established vocational training programs to help African Americans

ENTRANCE - WHITES ONLY is a sign that illustrates
a) Civil Right laws
b) Jim Crow laws
c) Bill of Rights laws
d) Black Code laws

Housing, Work opportunities, Government, Education are all areas affected by
a) Chinese Exclusion Act
b) Jim Crow laws
c) Freedmen's Bureau
d) Civil Rights Act of 1866

A system of legal segregation was institutionalized by the
a) Chinese Exclusion Act
b) 14th Amendment
d) Jim Crow laws

Booker T. Washington believed equality for African Americans could be achieved through --
a) vocational education
b) government sponsored programs
c) fighting against segregation
d) civil rights legislation

What did the Chinese Exclusion Act create?
a) The legal establishment of the NAACP
b) Unequal educational opportunities for Chinese immigrants
c) Equal pay for equal work
d) A 10-year halt on Chinese labor immigration

Which U.S. Supreme Court case upheld Jim Crow laws?
a) Washington v. DuBois
b) Brown v. Board of Education
c) NAACP v. Wells-Barnett
d) Plessy v. Ferguson

Founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
a) Booker T. Washington
b) Robert E. Lee
c) Frederick Douglass
d) W.E.B. DuBois

Likely said, No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
a) Booker T. Washington
b) Frederick Douglass
c) W.E.B. DuBois
d) Abraham Lincoln

Likely said, Today the avenues of advancement in the army, navy, and civil service, and even in business and professional life, are continually closed to black applicants of proven fitness simply on the bald excuse of race and color.
a) Booker T. Washington
b) Robert E. Lee
c) W.E.B. DuBois
d) Frederick Douglass

He accepted social segregation.
a) W.E.B. DuBois
b) Frederick Douglass
c) Abraham Lincoln
d) Booker T. Washington

What did Jim Crow laws make legal in many communities and states?
a) A halt to labor immigration, specifically against the Chinese
b) Equal opportunities for American Indians
c) Women's right to vote in any and all public elections
d) Discrimination practices, primarily against African Americans

What was Ida B. Wells-Barnett's contribution?
a) Plessy v. Ferguson was heard in the United States Supreme Court.
b) Social segregation was accepted
c) People were made aware of African American suffering
d) African American equality was achieved through vocational education.

Who founded the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, which taught African American students trades such as furniture-making and machine repair?
a) Ida B. Wells-Barnett
b) Booker T. Washington
c) W.E.B. DuBois
d) Frederick Douglass

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