Civil Rights in the USA QUIZ- TRUMAN

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1. What did Truman establish in 1948?

  • An all-black football team.
  • An integrated library in Missouri.
  • A Fair Employment Board.
  • An equal opportunities board.
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2. What was SWEATT v. PAINTER? 1950

  • A separate black Texan law school was not equal to the University of Texas Law School to which the black petitioner had therefore to be admitted.
  • Segregation on park benches was abolished.
  • Segregation in Oklahoma's local library was declared unconstitutional.
  • Segregation at the Mississippi Mathmatics school was declared as "degrading" by president Truman.

3. What was McLAURIN v. OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS? 1950

  • A black student could not be physically separated from white students in the University of Oklahoma.
  • Segregation in Oklahoma's local library was declared unconstitutional.
  • Segregation in the Texan Law School was illegal.
  • Segregation on the Montgomery buses was illegal.

4. Why was the CGCC less effective than the FEPC?

  • Because it could only recommend and not enforce.
  • The CGCC was hindered by white supremacy.
  • It lacked sufficient funding.
  • The FEPC was established first, and therefore was more effective.

5. How did different parts of America react to the democratic convention?

  • Westerners :) Northerners + Southerners :(
  • Northerners + Westerners :) Southerners :(
  • Southerners :) Northerners + Westerners :(
  • Northerners :) Westerners :I Southerners :(

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