Ch05_Testbank - Chapter 5 African Americans From Segregation to Modern Institutional Discrimination and Modern Racism Test Bank and Answer Key 1 Which

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Page 1 Chapter 5 African Americans: From Segregation to Modern Institutional Discrimination and Modern Racism Test Bank and Answer Key 1. Which of the following statements about African Americans today is false? A) African Americans are highly urbanized B) African Americans are represented in virtually every occupation grouping C) African Americans are dispersed throughout the United States D) African Americans are visible at the highest levels of U.S. society including the Supreme Court E) None of the above 2. Which of the following presidents signed an executive order banning discrimination in defense-related industries? 3. The Civil Rights movement's principles of nonviolence were adopted from the tenets of Christianity and from the teachingts of: 4. The best-known spokesperson for the Nation of Islam was:
Page 2 5. Focusing on men born between 1965 and 1969, a study found that nearly _____ percent of black men in this cohort that did not complete high school went to prison. A) 20 B) 30 C) 40 D) 50 E) 60 6. The Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision overturned the principle of _____________________ established in Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896. 7. The beginning of the Civil Rights movement is often traced to: 8. Rosa Parks, a seamstress and NAACP member, is famous for: 9. The goals of the Civil Rights movement were most compatible with the concept of: A) Separatism B) Pluralism C) Nationalism D) Assimilation E) Segregation
Page 3 10. The race riots of the mid-1960s being in a black neighborhood in: 11. Which of the following leaders is most closely associated with the Black Power movement?

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