Jim Crow Laws and African-American Rights Quiz

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What was the outcome of the Civil War in 1865?

African-American slaves were freed

What did the 14th and 15th amendments to the U.S. Constitution provide to African-Americans?

Their rights to be free and vote

What was the result of the Jim Crow laws in the South?

States had power to separate white and black people

What did the Supreme Court initially rule about the separate train cars?

They were 'separate and equal'

What was the main issue with the Jim Crow laws according to the text?

They were unfair and discriminatory

What was the significance of W.E.B. Du Bois in the civil rights movement?

He was an important civil rights leader

What was the primary aim of Pan-African ideas?

To free African countries from European control

What did Booker T. Washington focus on for African-Americans?

Learning a trade

What was the result of A. Philip Randolph's efforts in 1941?

The signing of an order to hire African-Americans in factories

What was the outcome of the 1954 Supreme Court decision?

The integration of white and black students in schools

What was the approach used by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in 1942?

Non-violent protest

Who led the 1951 student walkout at a Virginia high school?

Barbara Johns

Test your knowledge on the Jim Crow laws which enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States and the impact on African-American rights after the Civil War. Learn about the 14th and 15th amendments to the U.S. Constitution and the challenges faced by African-Americans during this period.

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