Not in my Neighborhood book 10 question

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Pietila, chaps. 10-13 and documents

Your answers should be from what you learn from reading the assigned chapters in Antero Pietila’s, Not in my Neighborhood or documents recently assigned. Do not use information from outside sources/prior knowledge—these answers will be wrong.You are being quizzed on what this specific author is arguing and explaining.

Quizzes represent 10% of your grade for this course. Each quiz is worth 10 points.You may earn no more than 10 points for this quiz.Remember that there are no makeups for quizzes and I do not excuse absences, so be sure to be in class as often as possible. Two quizzes will be dropped. This means that if you are ill or have sports responsibilities or commuting problems or other issues on quiz days, these are the quizzes that will be dropped.

You may write your answers on this quiz or on a separate sheet of paper—but indicate the number of the question you are answering. Or type your answers and print it out.

Use ONLY course readings to complete the assignments.Do not use the internet or other unassigned readings.

Answer TEN of the 13 questions below for one point each. Each answer should be approximately three sentences.

  • Explain who Manning and Shaw were, and the impact the Manning-Shaw Company had on Baltimore.

  • Explain what you learned about Morris Goldseker, Edmondson Village, and the “black tax” AND “white tax.”

  • How do you explain/understand Morris Goldseker—consider his role with land installment contracts as well as financial mark-ups of housing, and what he decreed in his will when he died (chap 11 and 13).

  • Explain the conflict between Juanita Jackson and Sidney Hollander, as well as who they are.

  • The author makes the obvious point that not all African Americans think alike, nor do all Jews or all Gentile (non -Jewish) whites.How does he show/explain this (e.g., Urban League/NAACP issues, Leon Sachs, Lillie May Jackson, Baltimore Jewish Council, Manning, Shaw, etc?)

  • Why did some whites and blacks support blockbusting?Explain.

  • What were some of the specific consequences after the 1968 riots in Baltimore (e.g., politically, Housing Act, etc.)?

  • What happened to the interracial Civil Rights Movement in the mid-to-late 1960s?What kinds of disagreements were there?

  • Why did some in Baltimore want Martin Luther King, Jr. to come to Baltimore, and why does the author think he avoided it?

  • Some groups organized to fight blockbusting and encourage interracial neighborhoods.Explain something about their groups and their success, if any.

  • What more did you learn about Joseph Meyerhoff in these chapters, specifically with regard to housing integration, lawsuits, and the end results of such cases.

  • Why did President Johnson believe the Vietnam War had to be continued and why did John Kerry or MLK disagree?
  • In the mid-1960s there was a backlash against liberalism (which included support for various social programs along with the promotion of civil rights and a society more open to different ways of living).In the assigned documents, what did conservatives such as Jerry Falwell or Phyllis Schafly express concern about, and why?
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