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History of Education in the United States: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the Freedman's Bureau established?

Question 2 2. Why is it important that schools continue to improve their test scores every year?

Question 3 3. How did the focus of high schools shift from the Progressive Era to the high school education of today?

Question 4 4. Why did Brown v. the Board of Education rule that segregating schools by race was illegal?

Question 5 5. The Supreme Court case that ruled that segregation was legal in train cars and other places was:

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Question 6 6. The Progressive Era saw a great expansion of:

Question 7 7. _____ schools taught people how to be primary teachers.

Question 8 8. Why did many rural areas lack a school for black children?

Question 9 9. _____ is one court case that used the Fourteenth Amendment to increase the rights of students with disabilities.

Question 10 10. The _____ required communities to pay a schoolmaster to teach local students.

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Question 11 11. The _____ was a competition between America and Russia to lead in space exploration.

Question 12 12. What collaborative roles did Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington play in the Rosenwald Schools?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about Jim Crow segregation laws is FALSE?

Question 14 14. All of the following describe how schools for black students differed from schools for whites in the Jim Crow south EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. Why did school districts expand from one-room schools to separate buildings at the start of the 20th century?

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Question 16 16. Why was the NDEA approved?

Question 17 17. A time of great reform in the late 19th and early 20th century was called the _____ Era.

Question 18 18. The _____ colonies were very diverse and had a diverse education system.

Question 19 19. The way America pays for education today is much like the way it was organized in the Law of _____.

Question 20 20. _____ ruled that schools could not charge the children of illegal immigrants to go to public school.

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Question 21 21. Modern-day truancy laws are linked to the Law of _____.

Question 22 22. The court case that ruled states could make colleges segregated, even if the college did not want to be segregated, was:

Question 23 23. How did normal schools impact women who wanted to became teachers?

Question 24 24. Education focused on science, math, technology, and engineering is called _____ education.

Question 25 25. The Laws of 1642 and 1647 were passed by the colony of _____.

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Question 26 26. How did the Puritans influence the education system in the New England colonies?

Question 27 27. On-the-job training in colonial America was found in:

Question 28 28. _____ schools were paid for by parents of students.

Question 29 29. _____ says that states must apply the law equally to all citizens.

Question 30 30. How did schools for teacher preparation come to be called normal schools?

History of Education in the United States: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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