Home / Tag Archives: African (page 3)

Tag Archives: African

In 1992, the United Nations sent troops to which African country which was suffering from the effects of civil war and drought?

Answer: 7- The Persian Gulf War in 1991 came about because the United States wanted to protect G and H against F. 8- Liberals tend to prefer international cooperation in foreign policy. 9- The event that symbolized the end of communism in Europe was the fall of the Berlin Wall. …

Read More »

“A ship lost at sea for many days suddenly sighted a friendly vessel. From the mast of the unfortunate vessel was seen a signal, “Water, water; we die of thirst!” The answer from the friendly vessel at once came back, “Cast down your bucket where you are.” A second time the signal, “Water, water; send us water!” ran up from the distressed vessel, and was answered, “Cast down your bucket where you are.” And a third and fourth signal for water was answered, “Cast down your bucket where you are.” The captain of the distressed vessel, at last heeding the injunction, cast down his bucket, and it came up full of fresh, sparkling water from the mouth of the Amazon River. To those of my race who depend on bettering their condition in a foreign land or who underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say: “Cast down your bucket where you are”— cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.” Booker T. Washington, 1895 In this passage, Washington is urging African Americans to A) start a new life in South America. B) work more closely with whites in the South. C) start a revolution against the United States. D) form groups to fight against the Ku Klux Klan.

1. Free trade 2. Competition 3. Domestic Free trade agreements allow for easy trade between countries and can lower prices, but can create a loss of jobs for one country while the other gains employment. The US has a free trade agreement with Mexico and Canada called the North American …

Read More »

During the Harlem Renaissance, Jamaican Marcus Garvey advocated for African Americans to A) move back to Africa. B) embrace white culture. C) adopt the methods of Booker T. Washington. D) protest outside the White House for equal rights.

During the Harlem Renaissance, Jamaican Marcus Garvey advocated for African Americans to A) move back to Africa. B) embrace white culture. C) adopt the methods of Booker T. Washington. D) protest outside the White House for equal rights.

Read More »

Why do you think there was so much tension and violence against African Americans in urban areas in the 1910s and 1920s?

Native Americans were very connected with their environment – they nurtured it and used it as much as they needed, so as to survive. On the other hand, the settlers depleted all resources they could, razed everything to the ground in order to build their homes, as opposed to Native …

Read More »

Many African Americans during World War I could not find work at all. could not move to find work. found work in rural areas. found work in northern cities.

Posted in History The correct answer is – found work in northern cities. During World War I there was a huge shift in the population of the African Americans, when lots of them rushed to move to the northern part of the country, mostly in the cities, hoping that they …

Read More »