Who Was Central to the Naacp's Effectiveness During the 1930s
Who was central to the NAACP's effectiveness during the 1930s in chipping away at segregation through the court system?
What was Houston's legal focus?
A) He wanted to file cases to completely eliminate segregation directly.
B) He wanted to gain an amendment to the constitution allowing black women to vote.
C) He tried to force the South to equalize facilities, especially in education.
D) Houston wanted to allow segregation, but force whites to allow economic progress.
Why did Houston and Thurgood Marshall focus on gaining blacks access to professional and graduate schools?
A) They desperately needed more lawyers.
B) The inequalities were very obvious; almost no graduate facilities existed for blacks in the South.
C) Black graduate schools had been outlawed by many southern states.
D) Blacks could only get high paying, top jobs in corporations with graduate degrees.
What did the NAACP's fight over the Terrell law demonstrate?
A) That racism was so entrenched in Texas that public schools could be completely shut down rather than accept black children.
B) That lynching could be legalized in several southern states.
C) That local and community involvement in NAACP activities was very important.
D) That whites would refuse to accept limits on the KKK's activities.