African Americans in the U.S. Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The 13th Amendment did which of the following?

Question 2 2. Immediately following the Civil War, African Americans enjoyed expanded rights including the right to vote and hold office during which period?

Question 3 3. Which of the following did NOT happen in the years following Reconstruction?

Question 4 4. Which Reconstruction amendment made all former slaves citizens of the United States?

Question 5 5. What did the Supreme Court's decision in Plessy v. Ferguson do?

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Question 6 6. Jim asked you to look over the notes he took about African American soldiers during the American Civil War. Proofread his notes and indicate which statement Jim wrote down in error.

Question 7 7. How did the Freedmen's Bureau begin assisting newly freed slaves?

Question 8 8. What did the Union call runaway slaves who sought refuge with the Union army?

Question 9 9. Which action of the government officially welcomed freedmen into the U.S. military?

Question 10 10. How did slaves contribute to the war effort?

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Question 11 11. What is defined as the flourishing of African American art, writing, music, intellectual thought and more?

Question 12 12. The term Red Summer is used to define when

Question 13 13. Who led the Back to Africa Movement?

Question 14 14. Which of these is a famous Harlem Renaissance writer?

Question 15 15. What term defined the African Americans of the 20s who celebrated their culture and formed self-help organizations founded on racial pride?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was a major economic cause of the Great Migration?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements about African Americans' experiences in the North is FALSE?

Question 18 18. In Harlem, the Great Migration contributed to what cultural development?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was a major social cause of the Great Migration?

Question 20 20. What was the Great Migration?

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Question 21 21. According to census data, what percentage of the population is Black?

Question 22 22. How is health one of the major concerns of the Black population?

Question 23 23. How much more likely is a Black person to face jail time for a drug offense than a White person?

Question 24 24. How fast is the Black population growing when compared to other racial and ethnic groups in the US?

Question 25 25. What very good news is there for Black women concerning business?

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Question 26 26. This series of state and local laws kept African Americans from enjoying full privileges and protections after the Emancipation Proclamation.

Question 27 27. One out of _____ African-American men has been incarcerated at some point in his life.

Question 28 28. Many African Americans speak this English dialect, which is historically linked to the pidgin language of the first generation of Africans in America.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is TRUE about the estimated 10 million Africans who were transported across the Atlantic Ocean by European slave traders in the 17th and 18th centuries?

Question 30 30. During the 1960s, _____ was an influential leader in the Civil Rights Movement for equality in the U.S.

African Americans in the U.S. Chapter Exam Instructions

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