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James F. Byrnes: Quiz


Question 1: However, Byrnes was regarded as too conservative for the labor unions, big city bosses vetoed any ex-Catholic (Byrnes, a former Catholic, was regarded as a deserter to the faith of this father), and blacks were wary of his opposition to ________.
Racial integrationSouth Africa under apartheidRacismRacial segregation

Question 2: Byrnes hoped to make South Carolina an example for other Southern states to modify their "________" policies.
Jim Crow lawsRacial segregationRedliningBlack Codes (United States)

Question 3: Byrnes was named TIME magazine's ________.
Joseph StalinDwight D. EisenhowerTime Person of the YearHarry S. Truman

Question 4: Roosevelt brought Byrnes to the ________ in early 1945, where he seemed to favor Soviet plans.
Potsdam ConferenceEastern BlocJoseph StalinYalta Conference

Question 5: That didn't stop the ________ from filing a suit against South Carolina to force the state to desegregate its schools.
Timeline of the African American Civil Rights MovementAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)National Association for the Advancement of Colored PeopleMartin Luther King, Jr.

Question 6: By the 1930s, Byrnes took up the cause for a massive dam building project, the Santee Cooper, that would not only accomplish those tasks, but also electrify the entire state with ________ power.
Wind powerHydroelectricityPumped-storage hydroelectricityCoal

Question 7: [8] It was Byrnes, who shared information with the new President on the atomic bomb project (Truman had known nothing about the ________ beforehand).
Manhattan ProjectWorld War IITechnology during World War IIAerial warfare

Question 8: ________
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States by educationRoger B. TaneyList of law schools by United States Supreme Court Justices trainedList of United States Supreme Court Justices by time in office

Question 9: He was also a confidant of President ________, and was one of the most powerful men in American domestic and foreign policy in the mid-1940s.
Lyndon B. JohnsonJohn F. KennedyFranklin D. RooseveltHarry S. Truman

Question 10: In 1946 he took an increasingly hardline position in opposition to Stalin, culminating in the speech held in ________ September 6, 1946.
StuttgartPforzheimHeilbronnFreiburg im Breisgau


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