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

  • 1969
  • 1982
  • 1974
  • 1970

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

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

4. The Black Panthers were easily recognisable as they wore...

  • white suits and a beret.
  • blue suits, white shirts and a beret.
  • black jackets and trousers, blue shirts and a beret.
  • black suits, blue shirts and a top hat

5. In what way could the Black Panthers be described as charitable?

  • They set up community projects providing free breakfasts and healthcare in poor black areas.
  • They gave money to the police them to help them with the protection of black Americans.
  • They worked in hospitals throughout America for no charge.

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