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Black History Month Vocabulary Quiz

 

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. Integrity The prejudicial or unjust treatment of different categories of people on a given basis
2. Civil Rights Valued items, qualities, and customs that are passed down from one generation to the next
3. Racism Prolonged unjust treatment that is cruel and controlling
4. Abolitionist A person doing unskilled manual work for hire
5. Discrimination A preconceived opinion about someone or something that is not based on fact, reason, or experience
6. Emancipation An unjust act, unfairness
7. Prejudice Prejudice in favor of or against something, usually for a single reason
8. Heritage The enforced separation of groups based on race in a country or community
9. Oppression A person who publically supports a policy, cause, or action
10. Equality The state of being equal in rights, status, and opportunities to succeed
11. Advocate The belief that all members of a given race are alike in some or all characteristics
12. Segregation A person who favors the abolition of a practice, formerly related to slavery
13. Bias Having strong moral principles, being honest, being moral
14. Laborer The rights of citizens to social equality, freedom, and political freedom
15. Injustice Freeing someone from someone or something else who has control

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