The Civil Rights Movement
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which type of protest did Martin Luther King oppose during the Civil Rights Movement?
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    Bus Boycott
    March on Washington
    Race Riots
  • Question 2
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    Q. What was the result of the Brown versus Board of Education court case in 1954?
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    Segregation of public schools became illegal
    African Americans began to play professional sports
    Martin Luther King led the March on Washington
    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus
  • Question 3
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    Q. Thurgood Marshall, the first African American Supreme Court Justice, first became famous for which of the following:
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    Organizing the March on Washington
    Not giving us his bus seat
    Winning the court case of Brown versus Board of Education
    Giving African Americans the right to vote
  • Question 4
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    Q. Who was the U.S. Senator who was assassinated while running for president in 1968?
    answer choices
    Robert Kennedy
    John Kennedy
    Martin Luther King
    Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Question 5
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    Q. What was the purpose of the Voting Rights Act of 1965?
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    It gave black women the right to vote
    It made literacy tests in order to vote illegal
    It made Jim Crow Laws illegal
    It gave all blacks the right to vote
  • Question 6
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    Q. What was the purpose of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
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    It made Jim Crow Laws illegal
    It allowed blacks to run for public office
    It ended segregation in schools
    It made poll taxes illegal
  • Question 7
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    Q. The March on Washington was most famous because . . .
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    it caused race riots in the nation's Capital
    200,000 people worked together to help blacks get the right to vote
    the KKK became an illegal organization because of the march
    Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his "I have a Dream: speech, which inspired hundreds of thousands to help the Civil Rights Movement
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which of the following best describes the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
    answer choices
    Segregation on buses became illegal a few days after Rosa Parks began the protest
    Thousands of blacks blocked the streets so that buses could not finish their routes
    Martin Luther King was arrested for not giving up his seat to a white person
    Segregation of buses became illegal after many months of protesting
  • Question 9
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    Q. How did the assassination of MLK affect the Civil Rights Movement?
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    It had no effect
    The movement continued because he wasn't that important
    People were heartbroken and the movement slowed
    The movement gained strength because people of all races were outraged
  • Question 10
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    Q. What was the purpose of the 24th amendment?
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    It ended slavery
    It ended segregation based on race
    It made poll taxes illegal
    It made it legal for Thurgood Marshall to be chosen to serve on the Supreme Court.
  • Question 11
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    Q. Why was President JFK very popular with African Americans?
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    He helped organize the March on Washington
    He made poll taxes and literacy tests illegal
    He wasn't popular with African Americans
    He was very involved in Civil Rights and introduced the Civil Rights Bill
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which best describes the 1960's?
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    It was a time of peace and a strong economy
    There were many assassinations and war protests
    People were pleased with the political leadership, but the economy struggled
    There were some protests for civil rights, but everything remained non-violent throughout the decade
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