What Were Du Bois's Views of World War I's Effects
What were Du Bois's views of World War I's effects for black people after the war?
A) He thought that they demonstrated their valor, intelligence, and bravery and that it was a great success for blacks.
B) He was very demoralized, and thought that he shouldn't have supported the war so wholeheartedly.
C) He was glad that black soldiers were integrated with white troops during World War I.
D) He thought that blacks should have deserted the army and gone to Africa during the war.
World War I was supposed to be a war "to make the world safe for democracy." With all this language, how did Americans apply these ideals to the treatment of blacks?
A) They didn't. Americans continued to hold onto racism, and reacted violently against blacks.
B) After the war, blacks gained substantial rights, as the Civil Rights Movement began in the 1920s.
C) Many Americans began to question racism and its ideas after the war.
D) Although the military was integrated during World War I, few other democratic changes were made.
What is true about violence against blacks in America around the time of World War I?
A) World War I actually saw a decrease in violence against blacks as all Americans turned to support the war.
B) Violence against blacks during the war was often perpetrated by blacks themselves.
C) The violence expanded from the South to include the North as well.
D) While violence against blacks was widespread, it was limited to the South at this time.
What provoked the 1906 race riot in Atlanta, Georgia?
A) Republican candidates did all they could to stir up racial animosity.
B) White people had been excluding blacks from coming into the city.
C) Whites were embracing stereotypical views of blacks as criminals, and especially of black men as rapists of white women.
D) A white sheriff accused a black man of raping a white woman.