The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

Read each statement carefully and choose the appropriate response.

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  1. Madame C. J. Walker designed cosmetics for African Americans. *
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Booker T. Washington was the leading U.S. spokesman for African Americans by the late 180ss and early 1900s.*
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Jim Crow is the system of laws requiring segregation of African Americans in the South*
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Disfranchise is to deny rights of citizenship*
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. After Reconstruction, African Americans in the South faced segregation in many aspects of their daily lives*
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. In the post-Reconstruction period, African American sharecroppers discovered that they were constantly in debt to and often cheated by landowners*
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Reconstruction was a time when former Confederate states again became part of the Union*
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Poll taxes, literacy tests and grandfather clauses were all means of keeping African Americans from voting. *
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. In its ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court established the separate but equal principle*
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. African Americans believed that laws requiring segregation violated the 14th Amendment.*
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree





John Adams
Cleveland, OH