Civil Rights Movement - Jim Crow Laws

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1. What was the purpose of the Jim Crow Laws?
a. Segregation
b. To keep black people and white people separate
c. To keep black people from voting
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

2. What was it called when people were charged a fee to vote?
a. Voter registration
b. Poll tax
c. Voter subscription
d. Literacy test
e. Vote price

3. What rule allowed white people who couldn't pass the reading test to vote?
a. Grandfather clause
b. Literacy Act
c. Reading law
d. Pre-war clause
e. Old man law

4. What was it called when millions of African-Americans moved north to get away from the Jim Crow laws?
a. Underground Railroad
b. Big Move
c. Great Migration
d. Freedom March
e. Giant Exodus

5. What areas of society were affected by Jim Crow Laws?
a. Schools
b. Prisons
c. Restaurants
d. Transportation
e. All of the above

6. What laws in the South tried to maintain something like slavery even after the Civil War?
a. New Deal
b. Black codes
c. Intolerable Acts
d. African Acts
e. Slave codes

7. What Supreme Court ruling said that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional?
a. Marbury v. Madison
b. Dred Scott v. Sandford
c. Brown v. Board of Education
d. Plessy v. Ferguson
e. Miranda v. Arizona

8. What president ordered that the army be desegregated?
a. Abraham Lincoln
b. Franklin Roosevelt
c. John F. Kennedy
d. Harry Truman
e. Woodrow Wilson

9. True or False: Not all Jim Crow laws were in the South.

10. What law passed in 1964 helped put an end to Jim Crow Laws?
a. Civil Rights Act
b. Thirteenth Amendment
c. Emancipation Proclamation
d. New Deal
e. Social Security Act

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