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2009: Chapter 7 Race & Ethnicity

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Due on or BEFORE the beginning of the 8th Friday of class. Chapter 8 is ALSO due now: Up to 1 week LATE get 1/2 credit
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MULTIPLE CHOICE.  Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Black national consciousness has been generated in part by 
A) individual psychic processes.
B) feelings of impatience as rising expectations remain unfulfilled.
C) imitation.
D) collective mentality.
2) W. E. B. DuBois advocated the leadership of Blacks to be spearheaded by the
A) Freedman's Bureau.    B) Talented Tenth.    C) Congress of Racial Equality.    D) Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
3) In Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), the Supreme Court
A) upheld the right of governments to deny the right to vote on the basis of race.
B) ended the right of individuals to practice racial discrimination.
C) strengthened Jim Crow laws, and "separate but equal" became the law of the land.
D) said that the states could not pass laws which created racial segregation.
SHORT ANSWER.  Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.
4) Cities and towns, usually found in non-slave states, that did not permit Blacks were called ________. 

MULTIPLE CHOICE.  Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
5) The red summer refers to violence against African Americans
A) during Reconstruction.
B) following WWI.
C) during the Civil Rights Movement.
D) after the Rodney King trial.
6) When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a public bus to a White man, she was engaging in 
A) civil disobedience.   B) an illegal action.    C) nonviolent direct action.   D) all of these
7) The Ku Klux Klan had its largest membership just after
A) slavery.   B) Reconstruction.    C) World War I.   D) World War II.
8) For the slave population, Christianity 
A) stressed obeying their owners.
B) warned that fighting slavery would cause everlasting damnation.
C) formed the basis of the struggle for freedom.
D) all of these
9) ________ defined the social position of slaves in the United States. 
A) Individual owners   B) Slave codes    C) Jim Crow laws   D) Abolitionists
10) Today in Topeka, Kansas, the site of the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education case
A) the schools are racially integrated.
B) the schools are still racially segregated.
C) the community has become residentially integrated.
D) the grandchild of Linda Brown, one of the original plaintiffs, goes to an integrated school.
11) Martin Luther King, Jr.'s approach included all of the following EXCEPT 
A) passive acceptance of injustice.
B) the need to win one's opponent through understanding.
C) belief in nonviolent resistance.
D) refusal to hate his opponent.
12) Jim Crow refers to 
A) the folk hero of West Africans.      B) the leader of the Haitian slave revolt.      C) abolitionists from the North.      D) segregation laws. 

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