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Basic United States History (Segregation and Reaction) plz help?

1. Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan disagreed with the majority ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson.

True

False

2. Homer Plessy violated the law by sitting in a "whites-only" train car.

True

False

3. Most public places remained integrated despite the court ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson.

True

False

4. What were laws called that regulated the practice of segregation?

Homer Plessy laws

Ferguson laws

Jim Crow laws

integration laws

5. Who maintained that education was the best way for African Americans to gradually improve their condition in American society?

Homer Plessy

Booker T. Washington

W.E.B. DuBois

Jim Crow

6. Who founded the NAACP?

Booker T. Washington

Jim Crow

Homer Plessy

W.E.B. DuBois

7. What does disenfranchisment mean?

to give the right to vote

to segregate

to take away the right to vote

to vote

8. Literacy tests and property requirements were used to disenfranchise African American voters.

True

False

9. What was the name of the system in which a farmer worked another's land and receive a portion of profits after tools, seed, and the owner's percentage were factored in?

sharecropping

slavery

segregation

disenfranchisement

10. Ida B. Wells tried to stop the practice of lynching by bringing it to the public's attention.

True

False

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  • Feisty
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    Basic US History answers can be found in your Basic US History textbook.

    Cutting and pasting your homework for us to DO is an abuse of this site.

    If your textbook is unavailable, try here:

    http://www.ushistory.org/us/index.asp

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