Readworks Org Answer Key Grade 10

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Marginalized People and Groups Answer Key

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What did Victor Green list in his first version of The Negro Motorist Green Book?hotels, clubs, restaurants, and other businesses that were friendly to Black people
How does the author describe car trips for Black Americans in the U.S.?as difficult, embarrassing and dangerous
Read the following sentences from the text.“Although the guide was commercially successful, Victor Green hoped that one day there would be no need for it…
The Act, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, ended legal segregation in all public places in the U.S. It banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The Act promised Black Americans more freedoms, especially when they traveled. They could legally eat in any restaurant and make reservations in any hotel. There was less of a need for The Green Book, and the publication of the guide ceased in 1967.”
What can you conclude based on this information?
The Green Book was a way for Black Americans to protect themselves from harm while traveling before there were laws that protected them.
How would you describe the quilt, “Barriers: Green Book,” based on the information about the Green Book provided in this text?The quilt is an abstract representation of the dangers that Black travelers faced, which they tried to overcome by using the Green Book.
What is the main idea of this text?The Green Book, a guide for Black American drivers developed by Victor Green, identified safe places for Black travelers to stop in areas where racial violence and segregation were common, and provided inspiration for the “Barriers: Green Book” quilt.
Read the following sentences from the text.
“Not knowing whether they would have a place to eat or sleep, Black people had to plan their trips carefully. They had to navigate around unfriendly towns and pack extra food in case an accommodating restaurant couldn’t be found.”
What does the word accommodating most closely mean as it’s used here?
friendly and willing to host someone
Choose the word that best completes this sentence.
Traveling could be dangerous for Black Americans, _ in “sundown” towns.
especially
How did Victor Green expand the New York edition of the Green Book into a national edition?Green asked his fellow postal workers for help compiling a list of businesses nationally that were friendly towards Black travelers.
How well did the Green Book sell before the Civil Rights Act passed?Sales reached 15,000 copies a year.
What does the history of the Green Book teach us about Black travelers in the U.S. before the Civil Rights Act? Support your answer with evidence from the text.Students could write about the fact that many Black Americans felt unsafe traveling in the U.S., based on how well the Green Book sold before the Civil Rights Act. Students could also write about the fact that the Green Book extended throughout the U.S., not just the South, meaning that Black travelers felt that they needed protection all over North America.

Courage in the Face of Injustice Readworks Answer Key

QuestionAnswer
What did Victor Green list in his first version of The Negro Motorist Green Book?hotels, clubs, restaurants, and other businesses that were friendly to Black people
How does the author describe car trips for Black Americans in the U.S.?as difficult, embarrassing and dangerous
Read the following sentences from the text.“Although the guide was commercially successful, Victor Green hoped that one day there would be no need for it…
The Act, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, ended legal segregation in all public places in the U.S. It banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The Act promised Black Americans more freedoms, especially when they traveled. They could legally eat in any restaurant and make reservations in any hotel. There was less of a need for The Green Book, and the publication of the guide ceased in 1967.”
What can you conclude based on this information?
The Green Book was a way for Black Americans to protect themselves from harm while traveling before there were laws that protected them.
How would you describe the quilt, “Barriers: Green Book,” based on the information about the Green Book provided in this text?The quilt is an abstract representation of the dangers that Black travelers faced, which they tried to overcome by using the Green Book.
What is the main idea of this text?The Green Book, a guide for Black American drivers developed by Victor Green, identified safe places for Black travelers to stop in areas where racial violence and segregation were common, and provided inspiration for the “Barriers: Green Book” quilt.
Read the following sentences from the text.
“Not knowing whether they would have a place to eat or sleep, Black people had to plan their trips carefully. They had to navigate around unfriendly towns and pack extra food in case an accommodating restaurant couldn’t be found.”
What does the word accommodating most closely mean as it’s used here?
friendly and willing to host someone
Choose the word that best completes this sentence.
Traveling could be dangerous for Black Americans, _ in “sundown” towns.
especially
How did Victor Green expand the New York edition of the Green Book into a national edition?Green asked his fellow postal workers for help compiling a list of businesses nationally that were friendly towards Black travelers.
How well did the Green Book sell before the Civil Rights Act passed?Sales reached 15,000 copies a year.
What does the history of the Green Book teach us about Black travelers in the U.S. before the Civil Rights Act? Support your answer with evidence from the text.Students could write about the fact that many Black Americans felt unsafe traveling in the U.S., based on how well the Green Book sold before the Civil Rights Act. Students could also write about the fact that the Green Book extended throughout the U.S., not just the South, meaning that Black travelers felt that they needed protection all over North America.

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