TKAM and Life in the '30's

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Harper Lee was born in
Monroeville, Alabama
Harper Lee's best friend
Truman Capote
Year TKAM was published
1960
Prize that TKAM won
Pulitizer Prize
Harper Lee's college studies were in
English literature and law
Year Harper Lee was born
1926
Year TKAM was made into a movie
1962
How many Scottsboro Boys were there?
9
What Scottsboro Boys were accused of?
rape
Scottsboro Boys alleged victims
2 white girls
Where did Scottsboro Boys rape allegedly take place?
On a train
Who did not take up for Scottsboro Boys
NAACP
What do letters NAACP stand for?
National Association of the Advancement of Colored People
What unlikely group did take up for Scottsboro Boys?
Communist Party
Were Scottsboro Boys found guilty or innocent.
Guilty
Is Jim Crow offensive or complimentary?
Offensive
The whites made it easy for the blacks to vote. True or False?
False
How did Booker T. Washington believe Blacks could improve themselves?
Hard work
How did WEB DuBois believe Blacks could improve themselves?
Education
Were Jim Crow laws for segregation or integration?
Segregation
Which race typically did the 'dirty" work or hard labor in the 1930's, whites or blacks
Blacks
What do they call the day the stock market crashed in 1929?
Black Tuesday
Who was elected President in 1933 who started helping America get out of the Great Depression?
Roosevelt
Name one program that FDR designed to help Banks help America
FDIC
What other event happened in the 1930's that hurt farmers?
Dust Bowl