VS 9 Twentieth Century & Beyond
This quiz has 31 questions.  The questions are in a shuffled order.
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As a result of the Civil Rights Movement, laws were passed that made racial __________ illegal.(VS9c) *
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This program provided employment and ease of many hardships. It allowed the federal government to take on a larger role in the lives of Virginians. (VS9b) *
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Virginia's government policy against integration of public schools was called _____. (VS9c) *
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Technical developments in _____, roads, railroads and streetcars helped cities grow. (VS9a) *
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Because of the United States Supreme Court ruling in 1954 (Brown vs. the Board of Education), all public schools were ordered to ______. (VS9c) *
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Many Virginians lost their jobs, homes and businesses during the _____________.  (VS9b) *
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Technological developments in transportation helped cities  ______. (VS9a) *
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_______ is the legal end of racial segregation. (VS9c) *
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_____________ spurred growth in Virginia. (VS9a) *
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_____as governor of Virginia, promoted racial equality and appointed more African Americans and women to positions in state government than previous governors. (VS9d) *
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_______ is the full equality of all races in the use of public facilities and services. (VS9c) *
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The Great Depression was a period of ____________ worldwide during the 1930s. (VS9b) *
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Virginia’s population has become increasingly  ________ as people moved to the state from many other states and countries. (VS9a) *
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Northern Virginia and the _____ region have grown due to computer technology in the late 20th and early 21st Century. (VS9a) *
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_____ was the first African American winner of a major men's tennis singles championship. He was also an author and a spokesperson for social change. (VS9d) *
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Virginia's crop prices __________ in the early twentieth century.  (VS9a)
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In 1920 the United States Constitution was amended to _________. (VS9b) *
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The United States Supreme Court ruled in 1954 (Brown vs. the Board of Education) that "separate but equal" _______ were unconstitutional. (VS9c) *
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_______ as governor of Virginia, was the first African American to be elected a state governor in the United States. (VS9d) *
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The policy of Massive Resistance failed, and Virginia's _____ were fully integrated. (VS9c) *
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As Virginia became more urban and industrialized, it also became _______ with the rest of the United States. (VS9b) *
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During the twentieth century and beyond, Virginia changed from a rural, ________ society, to a more urban, ________ society. (VS9a) *
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In Virginia, ______ led a Massive Resistance Movement against the desegregation of public schools. (VS9c) *
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Northern Virginia experienced growth during the 20th Century due to increases in the number of ______ located in this part of Virginia. (VS9a) *
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Some schools were _____ to avoid desegregation. (VS9c) *
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______, as governor of Virginia, was known for the "Pay as You Go" policy for road improvements and he modernized Virginia's state government. (VS9d) *
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The separation of people, usually based on race and religion is called _____. (VS9c) *
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Mechanization and improvements in transportation changed ____________. (VS9a) *
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____ was a lawyer and civil rights leader who worked for equal rights of African Americans. He played a key role in the Brown v. Board of Education decision. (VS9d) *
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After Reconstruction, people moved from _____ areas to ______ areas for economic opportunities. (VS9a) *
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______ was the first African-American woman to establish and become a bank president in the United States. (VS9d) *
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