Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA 1
Some ex-slaves rented farmland and were called what?

Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA 1

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Malcolm X was a prominent figure during racial unrest and civil rights in the USA. "Free from the master but slaves of society" (Douglass). Even when slavery ended, black Americans had fewer rights than most white Americans. As a History student, you will be studying slavery.

Try this quiz on Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA.

1.
Which laws made it hard for black people to leave the plantations?
Owners' Rights
The Black Codes
The Cotton Laws
The Negro Rules
Introduced by white Southern politicians
2.
What did the Government create to help former slaves?
African Embassy
Citizen's Council
Freedmen's Bureau
Plantation Workers' Hostel
Amongst other things it set up schools for black children
3.
What did the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution do for black people?
Allowed them to attend university
Gave them the vote
Let them marry a white person
Let them stand for President
The Amendment was added in 1870
4.
Some ex-slaves rented farmland and were called what?
Crop tenants
Freegrowers
Sharecroppers
Splitcroppers
They gave part of their produce as rent
5.
What word means blacks and whites being kept apart?
Diversification
Partition
Propagation
Segregation
6.
Which 19th century laws encouraged segregation?
Dan Hawk Laws
Jim Crow Laws
Sam Raven Laws
Tom Finch Laws
7.
The NAACP was formed in 1909 - what did the 'C' mean?
Citizens
Civil
Colored
Committee
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
8.
The NAACP campaigned for what?
Civil defense
Civil disobedience
Civil rights
Civil servants
9.
1919 saw a week of race riots in which city?
Chicago
New York
Philadelphia
San Francisco
About 40 people were killed
10.
Which former slave founded a college in Alabama?
Booker T. Washington
Charles Sumner
Stokely Carmichael
W. E. B. Du Bois
He wanted blacks to have better job prospects
Author:  Jan Crompton

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