Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam

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1. Why did Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam refuse to work with white politicians?

  • Their ways of working were too different to try and collaborate.
  • They saw them as the enemy.
  • They felt they were plotting against them.
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2. Malcolm X was a member of the Nation of Islam until what year?

  • 1966
  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 1963

3. Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam argued that black people should live separately - aiming to '...' especially as...

  • Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam argued that black people should live separately - aiming to 'be above the whites' especially as they believed with enough patience they could gain power in America.
  • Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam argued that black people should live separately - aiming to 'return to Africa' especially as many African countries had gained independence in the 1960s.
  • Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam argued that black people should live separately - aiming to 'trick the whites' especially as many white politicians had shown confusion about black peoples' aims throughout the 1960s.

4. In which year was Malcolm X assassinated?

  • 1965
  • 1967
  • 1964
  • 1966

5. In the mid-1960s Malcolm X was beginning to moderate his stance. Why did he convert to mainstream Islam and begin to talk in terms of a brotherhood of black and white?

  • After a conversation with Martin Luther King.
  • After a near-death experience.
  • After a pilgrimage to Mecca.
  • After a vision he had.

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