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Black History Month Quiz #15

February 24, 2015

Today, your job is to be an explorer and find out a fact about Black History using the link on the Black History Month banner!

Write one fact (in complete sentences) that you learned about today in Black History below for a chance to win a prize!


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Jimmy Ellis was a former world heavyweight champion boxer, but won the world boxer association by beating Jerry Quarry in 1968.

 Ziaire Collins   Tue, February 24, 2015

Michele A. Roberts the President of the National Basketball Players Association, is the first woman to lead a players union across the four major American sports.

 Korde Gardner   Tue, February 24, 2015

Malcolm X changed his name to Ej-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, and when he was assassinated he was shot a total of 21 times.

 Sarah M.   Tue, February 24, 2015

February 22, 1962: Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors attempted a then NBA record 34 free throws in a 139-121 Warriors victory over St. Louis.

 Damian H.   Tue, February 24, 2015

February 22, 1962: Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors attempted a then NBA record 34 free throws in a 139-121 Warriors victory over St. Louis.

 Damian Heard 6th Grade   Tue, February 24, 2015

Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. She worked from 1852-1860 as a nurse in Massachusetts.

 Khalil ross   Tue, February 24, 2015

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis was born James Albert Ellis in Louisville, Kentucky. Ellis won the World Boxing Association title after beating Jerry Quarry in April 1968.

 Braydon Fafoglia   Tue, February 24, 2015

Today, in 1864, in black history, Rebecca Lee Crumpler became the first Black woman to earn a medical degree by graduating from the New England Female Medical College.

 Claire Bess   Tue, February 24, 2015

Today, in 1864, Rebecca Lee Crumpler became the first black woman to earn a medical degree by graduating from the New England Female Medical College.

 Healy F.   Tue, February 24, 2015

Fact: 2/24/1864 Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. She worked from 1852-1860 as a nurse in Massachusetts.

 Spencer C.   Tue, February 24, 2015

Rebecca Lee Crumpler was the first african american to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from New England Female Medical Collage.

 Elizabeth S.   Tue, February 24, 2015

Madam CJ Walker was America’s first self-made woman to become a millionaire or that George Washington Carver was able to derive nearly 300 products from peanuts.

 Matthew S.   Tue, February 24, 2015

On this day in 1811, Bishop Daniel Payne was born.

 Jocelyn Townsend   Tue, February 24, 2015

Today in 1940 a former heavyweight boxing champion was born. His name was jimmy ellis. He won the championship against Jerry quarry in 1968. He was born today in louisville, Kentucky.

 Alesandro R.   Tue, February 24, 2015

February 20, 2015 was Malcolm X's 50th anniversary of his assassination.

 Steven B.   Tue, February 24, 2015

1)1966 - Kwame Nkrumah ousted in military coup
Elected leader and first president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah, ousted in military coup while he is away on a peace mission to Vietnam.
2)
1940 - Heavy weight boxer Jimmy Ellis born
Former world heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis was born James Albert Ellis in Louisville, Kentucky. Ellis won the World Boxing Association title after beating Jerry Quarry in April 1968.
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3)1868 - House of Representatives voted, 126 to 47, to
House of Representatives voted, 126 to 47, to impeach President Andrew Johnson.
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4)1864 - First Black Woman to receive an M.D.
2/24/1864: Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. She worked from 1852-1860 as a nurse in Massachusetts.
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5)1811 - Bishop Daniel Payne born
Bishop of AME Church Daniel Payne born
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6) Malcolm X remains as one of the most influential and complex figures of the modern era.

 Laine S.   Tue, February 24, 2015

I learned that in 2/24/1864 was the first time a black women (Rebecca Lee Crumpler) had earned a M.D degree she earned the degree at the New england female medical college. After she was done with college she became a nurse.


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 Tyler M.   Tue, February 24, 2015

In 1984 Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. She worked from 1852-1860 as a nurse in Massachusetts.

 Steven B.   Tue, February 24, 2015

1. Rebecca Lee Crumpler ~ becomes the first Black woman to earn a medical degree by graduating from the New England Female Medical College
2. Former world heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis was born James Albert Ellis in Louisville, Kentucky in 1940. Ellis won the World Boxing Association title after beating Jerry Quarry in April 1968.
3. The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery, was adopted by the 38th Congress. Ratification was completed December 6, 1865. Also in 1870, Jonathan Jasper Wright was elected to the South Carolina Supreme Court.

 Anita M.   Tue, February 24, 2015

One fact I learned was much of the history began with hundreds and thousands of Africans who reached the United States as slaves between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries.

 Alexis Woolen   Tue, February 24, 2015

1864 First Black Woman to receive an M.D. Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. She worked from 1852-1860 as a nurse in Massachusetts.

 Hannah R.   Tue, February 24, 2015

Rebeca Davis Lee Crumpler was the first African American physician in the United states on Feburary 8, 1831.

 Sophia K.   Tue, February 24, 2015

Kwame Nkrumah ousted in military coup
February 24, 1966
Elected leader and first president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah, ousted in military coup while he is away on a peace mission to Vietnam.

 Gabriel J.   Tue, February 24, 2015

In 2/24/1864 Rebecca Lee Crumpler receives an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. She is the first african american woman to receive an M.D. degree.

 Mikaiah Okasili   Tue, February 24, 2015

Frank E. Peterson Jr. named the first Black general in the Marine Corps.

 Johnathan Phillips   Tue, February 24, 2015

1864 the first black woman got a MD

 IVAN B   Tue, February 24, 2015

Jimmy Ellis born in Louisville Kentucky, he won the World Boxing Association after beating Jerry Quarry in April 1968

 Chloe R.   Tue, February 24, 2015

Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.

 Rinoa C.   Fri, February 27, 2015

Jimmy Ellis was a former world heavyweight champion boxer, but won the world boxer association by beating Jerry Quarry in 1968.

 Philip Parker   Fri, February 27, 2015