SAT Subject US History Practice Question 317: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 317

28. Malcolm X championed African-American sepa ratism and the use of violence in self-defense in a movement known as

A. pan-Africanism
B. black nationalism
C. civil rights
D. black pantheism
E. back to Africa

Correct Answer: B


Malcolm X supported black nationalism. This was the belief that African Americans should live separately from white society and not work for racial integration. He thought integration represented a rejection of black culture.

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