What Is True About Violence Against Blacks in America Around
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.
How did Booker T. Washington react to the Atlanta Riot of 1906?
A) He became an outspoken opponent of the use of violence by blacks.
B) He said that black resistance would only lead to more black deaths, and urged racial harmony.
C) He decided to support liberal arts education, as a way of preventing violence.
D) He advocated the use of self-defense and violence in the Atlanta Riot, since blacks had been attacked first.
What did the Springfield Riot of 1908 lead to?
A) the imprisonment of over 300 blacks
B) the creation of the NAACP
C) W. E. B. Du Bois's death at the hands of white police
D) Washington being beaten by police, after he was mistaken for a rioter