What led to the decline of the Klan?
A) People across the country began to see them as common terrorists. Many began to denounce their ideas of racism.
B) One Klan leader was convicted of raping a young white woman, when the Klan was supposedly committed to protecting white women from danger.
C) The Great Depression limited income, and many whites could not afford the expensive membership.
D) The Supreme Court declared them a dangerous, subversive organization.
What man was very important in greatly expanding the membership of the NAACP through the 1920s?
A) James Weldon Johnson
B) W. E. B. Du Bois
C) Marcus Garvey
D) Booker T. Washington
What was the ultimate result of the Dyer anti-lynching bill?
A) It was the first piece of legislation to actually make lynching a federal crime, and greatly slowed down those crimes.
B) It was so unpopular that it was never even allowed to be discussed in the House.
C) Although the NAACP gained publicity for the anti-lynching crusade, the bill ultimately failed.
D) Although it passed with flying colors, it was a very weak law, and had no effect on slowing the tide of lynching.
What do the activities of the NAACP regarding "white primaries" and in the Sweet case tell us about their tactics during the 1920s?
A) The NAACP was more likely to get involved in violent protest.
B) The NAACP continued to use the court system to gain changes and civil rights in America.
C) The NAACP was adopting more strident demands for blacks to move to Africa.
D) .The NAACP refused to take a clear stand on race issues, instead tending to follow white politicians at this time.