Civil Rights Movement
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What protest would Martin Luther King have opposed?
    answer choices
    Bus Boycott
    March on Washington
    Race Riots
  • Question 2
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    Q. What was the result of the Brown v. Board of Education case?
    answer choices
    Segregation in public schools became illegal
    African-Americans began playing profession sports
    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus
    MLK led a March on Washington
  • Question 3
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    Q. Thurgood Marshall was famous for being the first African-American Supreme Court Justice and....
    answer choices
    Assassinating JFK
    Organizing the March on Washington
    Winning the Brown v. the Board of Education case
    Giving African-Americans the right to vote
  • Question 4
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    Q. Who was a US Senator who was running for President when he was assassinated in 1968?
    answer choices
    Robert F. Kennedy
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Lee Harvey Oswald
    Thurgood Marshall
  • Question 5
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    Q. What was the purpose of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
    answer choices
    It made Jim Crow Laws illegal
    It allowed African-Americans to run for political office
    It ended segregation in school
    It made poll taxes illegal
  • Question 6
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    Q. What was the purpose of the Voting Rights Act of 1965?
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    It gave African-American women the right to vote
    It made literacy tests to vote illegal
    It made Jim Crow Laws illegal
    It allowed all African-Americans to vote
  • Question 7
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    Q. The March on Washington is most famous for...
    answer choices
    causing race riots in Washington, D.C.
    200,000 people worked together to get the right to vote
    the KKK became an illegal organization
    MLK gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which of the following best describes the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
    answer choices
    Segregation on buses became illegal after a couple of days of boycotting
    Segregation on buses became illegal after months of boycotting
    African-Americans blocked the streets preventing buses from operating
    Martin Luther King was arrested for not giving up his seat
  • Question 9
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    Q. How did the assassination of MLK affect the Civil Rights Movement?
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    The movement gained strength because people were upset
    The movement slowed without MLK's leadership
    The movement continued because MLK wasn't an important part of it
    There was not change in the movement at all
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the purpose of the 24th Amendment?
    answer choices
    It ended slavery
    It ended segregation based on race
    It made poll taxes illegal
    It made it legal for Thurgood Marshall to be selected for the Supreme Court
  • Question 11
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    Q. Why was JFK so popular with African-Americans?
    answer choices
    He introduced the bill that would become the Civil Rights Act
    He was not popular with African-Americans
    He ended poll taxes and literacy tests
    He organized the March on Washington
  • Question 12
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    Q. What event occurred at the marked location?
    answer choices
    The March on Washington
    The passing of the 24th Amendment
    The assassination of MLK
    The Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which best describes the US during the 1960s
    answer choices
    It was a time of peace and strong economy
    People were upset with many things, often leading to violence
    People were happy with their political leaders but the economy struggled
    There were some Civil Rights protests, but things stayed non-violent
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