Chpt5quiz - QuizChapter5:JewishAmericans page1 True/False TF 1 , TF 2 Poland TF 3 Declin

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Quiz         Chapter 5:  Jewish Americans 9/2/11 page  1 True/False T  F 1. After the arrival of postwar refugees in the 1940s, Jewish migration increased to record  numbers between 1940 and 1969.   T  F 2. Most of the 17th century Jewish immigrants were small farmers from Germany and  Poland. T  F 3. Declining economic conditions in central Europe contributed to a dramatic increase in  Jewish immigration to the U.S. after 1820. T  F 4. During the 1920s and 1930s millions of Jews entered the U.S. fleeing the persecution in  Europe. T  F 5. Between 1930 and 1940 the number of openly anti - Semitic organizations in the U.S.  sharply declined. T  F 6. Jewish Americans have always supported extremist groups as a method of resisting anti- Semitism. T  F 7. During the 1960s civil rights movement, Jewish American students and lawyers  comprised over half of those registering African Americans to vote and defending those imprisoned. T  F 8. Jews were allowed full political participation, including the right to vote and hold office,  in the Atlantic coast colonies from the earliest days of their arrival. T  F 9. Many Jewish voters moved from the Democratic party to the Republican party in the  1850s because of its antislavery position. T  F 10. The “oppression mentality” among Jews who escaped political oppression in Europe has  kept them from becoming politically active in the U.S. T  F 11. A number of Jewish civil rights groups have sought to eliminate discrimination against  all minority groups and have not focused exclusively on anti - Semitism.          T  F 12.
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Chpt5quiz - QuizChapter5:JewishAmericans page1 True/False TF 1 , TF 2 Poland TF 3 Declin

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