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2. Who was the Black Panther Party set up by?

  • Martin Luther King and Malcolm X
  • Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammed
  • Huey Newton and Bobby Seale
  • Stokely Carmichael and other SNCC workers

3. Many black people saw the Black Panthers as more effective than the police at...

  • preventing fights.
  • protecting them.
  • looking professional.
  • preventing riots.

4. 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 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 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 500 members, there were Black Panther groups in 7 cities and the government saw them as a real threat.

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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