WONDER # 2316: Who Was Wendell Scott?

Question 1 of 3

According to this Wonder, segregation meant that...

  1. the American government thought children of all colors should attend the same schools.
  2. people of different colors were separated in most areas of life.
  3. Americans were not allowed to travel out of the country.
  4. NASCAR was required to let drivers of all races compete.

Question 2 of 3

Wendell Scott was the first __________________ driver in NASCAR.

  1. male
  2. stock car
  3. immigrant
  4. Black

Question 3 of 3

Why wasn’t Wendell Scott immediately declared the winner of the race in Jacksonville?

  1. Other drivers thought he had cheated.
  2. The officials tampered with the scores so that a White driver would win.
  3. There was a paperwork problem and he had never officially registered to race.
  4. The flag waver wasn’t paying attention and forgot to wave the flag.

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