Background to Key Topic 2: The Civil Rights Movement, 1945-62

For the A Divided Union? The USA 1945-70 edexcel gcse history exam

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1. What does the NAACP stand for?

  • the National Association for the Aid of Coloured People
  • the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People
  • the New Association for the Advancement of Civil rights
  • the National Aid for the Advancement of Coloured People
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2. Black Americans make up approximately what percentage of all US citizens?

  • 25%
  • 12%
  • 50%
  • 7%

3. When was the NAACP founded?

  • 1909
  • 1902
  • 1949
  • 1945

4. How many states had segregated schools as a result of the Jim Crow Laws?

  • 28
  • 45
  • 32
  • 15

5. What was the name of the state laws that prevented black people from voting and enforced separate and unequal schools?

  • Jim Crow Laws
  • John Crowe Laws
  • Jim Carr Laws
  • January Crow Laws

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