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. In the ... black people had their own separate cafes, cinema, transport and toilets.

  • southern states in the USA
  • northern states in the USA
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2. How many states had segregated schools as a result of the Jim Crow Laws?

  • 15
  • 32
  • 45
  • 28

3. Black Americans are descended from the slaves brought over from Africa to work the tobacco, cotton and sugar plantations. They were theoretically freed in what year?

  • 1897
  • 1840
  • 1863
  • 1901

4. What does the NAACP stand for?

  • the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People
  • the National Association for the Aid of Coloured People
  • the National Aid for the Advancement of Coloured People
  • the New Association for the Advancement of Civil rights

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

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

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