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The Impact of Jim Crow Laws on Education

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

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1. All of the following factors motivated Julius Rosenwald to focus on education for black children EXCEPT:

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this multiple-choice quiz, you can make sure you understand how Jim Crow laws impacted education. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include individuals who worked to increase education for black students.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Why black students in rural regions often did not have access to a school
  • Funding of white and black schools
  • Schools that offered black students a better education

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Jim Crow's impact on education
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding segregation laws in the American South
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about two influential figures who worked with communities to create schools for black children

Additional Learning

The lesson called The Impact of Jim Crow Laws on Education takes a closer look at this topic. View or read it to pursue the following objectives:

  • Identify the purpose of Jim Crow laws
  • Understand the false concept of 'separate but equal'
  • Recognize the significance of the Rosenwald Schools
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