The Impact of WW2 on the Civil Rights Movement in the USA

From Key Topic 2: The Civil Rights Movement, 1945-62 of the A Divided Union? The USA 1945-70 course

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1. At the beginning of WW2 there were only ... black officers in the US Army.

  • 12
  • 5
  • 10
  • 13
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2. In ... Philip Randolph organised a march of ... on ..., with the slogan "We loyal Americans demand the right to work and fight for our country".

  • In 1941 Philip Randolph organised a march of 100,000 on Washington, with the slogan "We loyal Americans demand the right to work and fight for our country".
  • In 1941 Philip Randolph organised a march of 200,000 on Alabama, with the slogan "We loyal Americans demand the right to work and fight for our country".
  • In 1939 Philip Randolph organised a march of 50,000 on South Carolina, with the slogan "We loyal Americans demand the right to work and fight for our country".
  • In 1940 Philip Randolph organised a march of 150,000 on Mississippi, with the slogan "We loyal Americans demand the right to work and fight for our country".

3. By the end of WW2 some units in the army were desegregated. Genral ..., the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe personally supported integrated units.

  • Truman
  • Eisenhower
  • Endomaine
  • Chambers

4. Was the war a big boost to te civil rights movement?

  • Yes
  • No

5. By the end of WW2 much had changed. Black officers were appointed in all 3 services and the Air force began to train black pilots, ... in all by the end of the war.

  • By the end of WW2 much had changed. Black officers were appointed in all 3 services and the Air force began to train black pilots, 400 in all by the end of the war.
  • By the end of WW2 much had changed. Black officers were appointed in all 3 services and the Air force began to train black pilots, 280 in all by the end of the war.
  • By the end of WW2 much had changed. Black officers were appointed in all 3 services and the Air force began to train black pilots, 600 in all by the end of the war.
  • By the end of WW2 much had changed. Black officers were appointed in all 3 services and the Air force began to train black pilots, 360 in all by the end of the war.

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