1. In the late 1800's which action led to an
increase in violations
rights of African Americans?
1. addition of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments to the Federal
2 integration of public facilities such as restaurants and restrooms.
3. passage of Jim Crow legislation by some Southern states.
4. start of affirmative action programs by the Federal Government.
2. The Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson was significant
1. eliminated the power of states in the area of civil rights.
2. abolished the equal protection clause of the Constitution.
3. provided a constitutional basis for segregation.
4 extended African-American voting rights.
3. In Plessy v. Ferguson the Supreme Court argued that
1. racial segregation was legal as long as equal facilities were provided.
2. racial segregation was unconstitutional.
3. the Fourteenth Amendment outlawed practices based on racial
4. separate but equal laws would create separate but unequal
4. The Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) had a major
impact on United States history because the decision
1. eliminated the power of the states in the area of civil rights.
2. abolished the equal protection clause of the Federal Constitution.
3. provided a constitutional basis for segregation laws.
4. extended African-American voting rights.
5. Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois differed in their approach
to equality for African Americans mainly in regard to the
1. speed with which African Americans could expect integration and
social change to occur.
2. use of violence to achieve their goals.
3. importance of voting rights and education.
4. necessity of African Americans to help themselves.