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Benchmark Review # 3 Part 2

Quiz by Freddy Ackerman

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is an example of irony that South Carolina African American soldiers who served in the "war to make the world safe for democracy" were met with as they returned from WWI?
    race riots and lynching in the South
    30s
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  • Q2
    How did the creation of military bases impact South Carolina?
    stimulated local economies & brought federal dollars into the state
    30s
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  • Q3
    How did the influence of mass media in the 1930s change American culture?
    Trends and culture became nationalized as people across the country heard the same information.
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  • Q4
    As agriculture and industry declined in the state, South Carolina attempted to boost tourism by doing what three things?
    beginning to preserve historic places, building and opening hotels in Charleston promoting, & development along the coast
    30s
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  • Q5
    In what way did South Carolina and other Southern States impact the Harlem Renaissance?
    African Americans who left the South during the Great Migration contributed to the Harlem Renaissance
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  • Q6
    The War of 1812, World War I, and Doolittle's Raid all resulted in which of the following?
    All of them resulted in a surge of nationalism.
    30s
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  • Q7
    What was the purpose of new textile mill policies such as the "speed up" and "stretch out" techniques?
    These techniques meant greater profits for the owners due to the need for fewer workers.
    30s
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  • Q8
    In the 1920s, what was the most significant impact of the decline of cotton on South Carolina's economy?
    South Carolina turned to peaches and livestock
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  • Q9
    What was the long-term impact on unions in South Carolina as a result of the mill worker's general strike in 1934?
    The strike intensified anti-union sentiment which continues in the state today.
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  • Q10
    Which South Carolinian was a member of President Roosevelt's unofficial "Black Cabinet" that advised him on African American issues?
    Mary McLeod Bethune
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  • Q11
    Which of the following served as a South Carolina governor, was the director of war mobilization, and helped President Roosevelt pass the New Deal through Congress?
    James Byrnes
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  • Q12
    What is the lasting importance of the Tuskegee Airmen?
    Their bravery and distinguished service opened the doorway for desegregation of the military.
    30s
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  • Q13
    As more young men were drafted into the armed services during World War II, what major role did South Carolina play in their preparation?
    Military bases were reopened and expanded to train soldiers
    30s
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  • Q14
    What are some ways that the United States began to prepare for war before actually entering World War II?
    Military bases were reopened and expanded , The Lend Lease plan supported the allies, & The Charleston Navy Yard's increased construction of destroyers.
    30s
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  • Q15
    Which of the following is the reason that a consumer culture developed in South Carolina after World War II?
    It was the first time that they were able to purchase products previously unavailable due to war time production using their war time savings
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  • Q16
    Why did many African-Americans leave South Carolina farms for wartime industries in the North during World War II?
    African Americans' opportunities were limited by segregation and discrimination in South Carolina
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  • Q17
    Why were technical colleges implemented in South Carolina's education system?
    to create an educated and trained workforce to attract industry to the state
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  • Q18
    How did some soldiers returning from World War II intensify the Civil Rights Movement?
    the "victory abroad, victory at home" campaign
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  • Q19
    Which of the following was the greatest impact mass media had on the Civil Rights Movement?
    Mass media allowed the entire United States to see the wrongs committed towards African Americans.
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  • Q20
    How did the ruling in Elmore v Rice help further empower African Americans?
    The ruling said that African Americans could vote in both the general election and primaries
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