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. By ... the NAACP had 460,000 members, ... times its membership in 1940.

  • By 1950 the NAACP had 460,000 members, 6 times its membership in 1940.
  • By 1945 he NAACP had 460,000 members, 9 times its membership in 1940.
  • By 1946 the NAACP had 460,000 members, 10 times its membership in 1940.
  • By 1948 the NAACP had 460,000 members, 7 times its membership in 1940.
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2. In the ... black people had their own separate cafes, cinema, transport and toilets.

  • southern states in the USA
  • northern states in the USA

3. When was the NAACP founded?

  • 1949
  • 1909
  • 1902
  • 1945

4. 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

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

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

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