Unit 3: Reading Quiz 4 Name:________________________________________________
Part I. Sentence Completion. Chose the word that best completes the sentence. Use the word bank. The (1)_____________ was a social campaign designed to help assimilate the various immigrant cultures into American culture, and to gain skills needed for citizenship- learning to read and write English, learning US history, and how our government works.
The massive influx of immigrants during the late 19th and early 20th century, along with internal migration of farmers and African Americans, led to (2)__________, the rapid growth of cities.
In 1906, the San Francisco school board segregated Japanese children by putting them in separate schools. Protests led President Theodore Roosevelt to negotiate the (3)_________, which resulted in Japan limiting emigration of unskilled workers in exchange for the end of the San Francisco school board’s segregation policy.
In 1879, NYC passed a law that set minimum standards for plumbing and ventilation in multifamily dwellings. Because of this law, many (4)_________ were built with airshafts and windows for each room.
The (5)________, which was headed by (6)__________, and aimed to equip blacks with teaching diplomas and vocational skills in agricultural, domestic work, and mechanics.
W.E.B. Du Bois was instrumental in the formation of the (7)_________, a civil rights organization which insisted blacks should seek a liberal arts education to create a community of well-educated leaders, and called for opposition to segregation and disenfranchisement.