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5 Matching questions

  1. Rosa Parks
  2. Fannie Lou Hamer
  3. Stokely Carmichael
  4. James Meredith
  5. de facto segregation
  1. a of SNCC decided to lead their followers in a march to finish what Meredith had started.(violent)
  2. b seamstress and NAACP officer, took seat in front row of the "colored" section of a Montgomery bus. She refused to move when driver told her to, so she got arrested.
  3. c daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
  4. d air force veteran won a federal court case that allowed him to enroll in the all white universiy of Mississippi, but when he arrived on campus, Gov Ross Varnett refused to let him register as a student.
  5. e racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
  2. a law that banned discrimination in housing
  3. an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
  4. paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
  5. a form of demonstration used by African Americans to protest discrimination, in which the protesters sit downin a segregated business and refuse to leave until they are served.

5 True/False questions

  1. Black Panthersa militant African-American political organization formed in 1966 by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale to fight police brutality and to provide services in the ghetto.


  2. Freedom Summerone of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.


  3. freedom ridersa 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.


  4. Black Powera slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.


  5. Voting Rights Act of 1965a law that made it easier for African Americans to register to vote by eliminating discriminatory literacy tests and authorizing federal examiners to enroll voters denied at the local level.


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