Mary McLeod Bethune: Facts & Impact on Education


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Which of the following is FALSE concerning Mary McLeod Bethune?

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1. Why was the Bethune-Cookman College significant for healing the divide?

2. Mary McLeod Bethune served as a special advisor on minority affairs for President _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet asks you specific questions about Mary McLeod Bethune's background, role in education, and national influence. To pass this quiz/worksheet, you'll have to recall key details about her life and achievements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments check your ability to recollect:

  • Bethune's early years
  • The institution Bethune founded
  • Which president appointed her as special advisor on minority affairs
  • Bethune's work with President Truman

Skills Practiced

Students will apply these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most information out of the related lesson on Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of Bethune's past
  • Making connections - understand how Bethune's work with President Truman allowed her to attend a key international gathering

Additional Learning

To learn more about this woman, you can pull up the supplementary lesson entitled Mary McLeod Bethune: Facts & Impact on Education. Topics covered include:

  • Bethune's aspirations towards missions and education
  • Civil rights advocacy
  • Leader of national organizations