Chapter One Quiz

This quiz contains questions about the history of Detroit from the 1920's up until the time of the riot in 1967. It deals with the social and economic issues in Detroit during this period.

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Created by: Katie Campbell
  1. What was the Ku Klux Klan organization based on?
  2. Why did the Ku Klux Klan lose the mayoral race of 1924?
  3. What was the name of the African American man who was subjected to the torment of the Ku Klux Klan after leaving the ghetto in Detroit for a more affluent community?
  4. In the 1920's the city of Detroit was rapidly becoming known as what?
  5. How many of Detroit's 450,000 autoworkers were African American in 1929?
  6. Why did the autoworkers of Detroit want unions at the time of the depression?
  7. What does CIO stand for?
  8. How many people had come into Detroit by the summer of 1941 searching for wartime work?
  9. How was the race riot of 1943 ended?
  10. What were conditions like in Detroit in the 1950's?

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