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. What does the CORE stand for?

  • the Conference of Racial Equality
  • the Congress of Racial Equality
  • the Committee of Racial Equality
  • the Co-operation of Racial Equality
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2. 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.

3. When was the CORE set up?

  • 1942
  • 1948
  • 1940
  • 1945

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

  • Truman
  • Chambers
  • Eisenhower
  • Endomaine

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

  • 13
  • 5
  • 12
  • 10

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