5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Rosa Parks
- Frederick Douglas
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Harriet Tubman
- a U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations.
- b United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
- c to refuse to buy something, use something, or take part in something as a way of protesting
- d United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913)
- e Self-educated slave who escaped in 1838, he became the best-known abolitionist speaker. He edited an anti-slavery weekly, the North Star.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
- fair treatment of all people in a society
- a negative attitude toward an entire category of people, often an ethnic or racial minority
- 1954- court decision that declared state laws segregating schools to be unconstitutional. Overturned Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
- Laws written to separate blacks and whites in public areas/meant African Americans had unequal opportunities in housing, work, education, and government.
5 True/False Questions
Fourteenth Amendment → Amendment says the right to vote shall not be denied on the basis of race
Ernest Green → First black senior to successfully graduate Central High. One of the little rock nine
integration → the act of uniting or bringing together, especially people of different races
sit-in → a key leader in India's struggle for independence; inspired Martin Luther King, Jr. to use peaceful protests in his struggle to attain social justice
Lyndon B. Johnson → First black senior to successfully graduate Central High. One of the little rock nine