Urban Poverty in the U.S. in the 1950s


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Which group was MOST likely to move to the suburbs?

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1. What group did NOT argue during Urban Renewal?

2. What group moved during the Great Migration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet, you'll be tested on topics like the movement to the suburbs, Urban Renewal, the Great Migration, and the GI Bill.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More specifically, you can count on being asked about:

  • Group most likely to move to the suburbs
  • Key demographic of the Great Migration
  • Beneficiaries of the GI Bill
  • Area most African Americans left during the Great Migration
  • Groups that argued during Urban Renewal

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Great Migration
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the movement of different demographics and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the GI Bill

Additional Learning

View our accompanying video lesson called Urban Poverty in the U.S. in the 1950s to study more about this material. The lesson will cover information on:

  • The Great Migration
  • Elements of the GI Bill
  • Failure of federal programs
  • Concept of white flight