African American Studies Final Exam
African American Studies Final Exam AAS271
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African American Studies S TUDY G UIDEQ UIZ FOR F INAL Short answer Format!! 1.What are Jim Crow laws? 2.What role did White Primary play during the civil rights movement? 3.What are Restrictive covenants? 4.Who did sundown towns welcome? 5.What year was the case of Lloyd Gains vs Canada? 6.How did boycotts start? 7.Who was John Lewis? 8. How did Governor Ross Barnett help James Meredith get into college? 9.Was Governor George Wallace for or against segregated schools? 10. What are the two most important Acts from the Civil Rights movement? . Answer Key 1. Jim Crow- Southern laws passed in the late 19Th century that kept Blacks in their subordinate position. 2. White primary- Legal provisions forbidding Black voting in election primaries, which in one-party areas of the South effectively denied Blacks their right to select elected officials. 3. Restrictive covenants-Private contracts or agreements that discourage or prevent minority-groups members from purchasing housing in a neighborhood. 4. Whites only 5. 1938 6. Boycotts started as an effort to undermine Jim Crow politics and end racial segregation throughout the city. Rosa Parks refused to give up seat on segregated bus and community boycotted bus system. 7. Dubbed and recognized as one of the “Big Six” leaders of the Civil rights movements 8. Governor Ross Barnett appointed himself registrar at the university to make sure Meredith could not register. Kennedy was forced to address the violence on television the day Meredith registered. 9. Against- George Wallace, governor of Alabama (1963-1967, 1971-1979, 1983-1987), said that he would “stand in the schoolhouse door” to prevent public school segregation. 10. Civil Rights Act (1964) – racial segregation unconstitutional. Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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