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What is one thing that African Americans, Hispanic groups, Chinese immigrants, and Jews had in common in the late 1800s?
a) Many faced prejudice and segregation in different areas of their lives.
b) Many became leaders in the manufacturing industry and earned a great deal of money.
c) Most moved away from cities to work on farms.
d) They ran for public office in great numbers and quickly gained political power.

What effect did the passage of Jim Crow laws in the 1880s have on the lives of African Americans?
a) It made racial segregation illegal in the United States.
b) It improved education for African American schoolchildren.
c) It made better jobs available to African Americans.
d) It made racial segregation legal in the South.

Which of the following was NOT a factor in the Great Migration?
a) World War I
b) total equality for African Americans in the North
c) encouragement of northern African Americans
d) northern African American newspapers

How did African American activist Booker T. Washington respond to discrimination and work toward equality?
a) He started an African American newspaper.
b) He helped start the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
c) He founded the Tuskegee Institute, a college for African Americans.
d) He became a scientist.

Which was included in the racial segregation laws of the 1880s?
a) No one but whites could own property.
b) People of different races were protected from racial violence.
c) It was legal to have seperate but equal public facilities.
d) Jewish people were not welcome in the business community.

Which was NOT a problem for southern sharecroppers after the Civil War?
a) Falling crop prices
b) High interest rates
c) Crop failures
d) Large debts

What did African Americans who moved north incounter?
a) Soon returned to the South
b) Still faced discrimination
c) Could not find jobs
d) Earned less than in the South

What were two main reasons for segregationist laws and policies?
a) fear and prejudice
b) fear and pride
c) discrimination and determination
d) prejudice and lack of communication

Why did most sharecroppers stay in debt?
a) Crop prices were often too low for them to earn enough money to pay off their debts.
b) Crops were to good for them to give half to their landlord so they went in debt.
c) They accidently planted to little of crops that would cover their rent and lead to being in debt.
d) They became lazy and didn't want to by their bills.

How did African Americans in the South learn about life in the North?
a) in newspapers or from friend or family members who moved there
b) in resturants, books, and magazines
c) from school, telegrams, and television
d) from bosses, strangers, and letters

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