The Black Panthers

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1. 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
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2. 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 500 members, there were Black Panther groups in 7 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.

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

  • They worked in hospitals throughout America for no charge.
  • 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.

4. In 1969, ... Panthers were killed and ... 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
  • 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

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

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

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