The Black Panthers

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1. What was the most radical point that the media paid the most attention to of their 10-point plan?

  • The fact that they wanted all black men to be exempt from military service.
  • Their monitoring of police brutality and carrying guns for self defence (they operated as a vigilante type group).
  • The fact that they wanted decent housing for black people.
  • The fact that they wanted full employment for black people.
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2. When was the Black Panther Party set up?

  • September 1963
  • November 1968
  • October 1966
  • June 1946

3. In 1969, ... Panthers were killed and ... were injured in clashes with the police.

  • In 1969, 30 Panthers were killed and 230 were injured in clashes with the police
  • In 1969, 18 Panthers were killed and 281 were injured in clashes with the police
  • In 1969, 27 Panthers were killed and 700 were injured in clashes with the police
  • In 1969, 16 Panthers were killed and 600 were injured in clashes with the police

4. They gradually lost influence and were disbanded in which year?

  • 1982
  • 1969
  • 1970
  • 1974

5. By the end of 1968, they had ... members, there were Black Panther groups in ... cities and the government saw them as a real threat.

  • By the end of 1968, they had 1,800 members, there were Black Panther groups in 26 cities and the government saw them as a real threat.
  • By the end of 1968, they had 5,000 members, there were Black Panther groups in 25 cities and the government saw them as a real threat.
  • By the end of 1968, they had 4,000 members, there were Black Panther groups in 34 cities and the government saw them as a real threat.
  • By the end of 1968, they had 500 members, there were Black Panther groups in 7 cities and the government saw them as a real threat.

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