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1. The first Jim Crow law segregated train passengers. Where was it passed?
2. In 1848, people who opposed the spread of slavery were called ______.
3. In the American Revolution, African-Americans fought only on the colonial side.
4. In 1808, a bill was signed into law that made it illegal to import slaves into the USA. Which President signed the bill?
5. The Civil Rights Act of 1965 is more commonly known as the Voting Rights Act.
6. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted black Americans citizenship and equal protection under the law?
7. Where were America's first black settlers found?
8. Did Denmark Vesey plan a full-scale slave rebellion in Georgia, West Virgina or South Carolina?
9. In what year did President Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?
10. Woodson chose the second week of February for Negro History Week because it marks the birthdays of two men who greatly impacted the American black population, Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. However, February has much more than Douglass and Lincoln to show for its significance in black American history.
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