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  1. Voting Rights Act of 1965
  2. sit-in
  3. Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
  4. de jure segregation
  5. Rosa Parks
  1. a racial separation established by law.
  2. b 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.
  3. c 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.
  4. d an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
  5. e a 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
  2. racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
  3. National protest group
  4. 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
  5. while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.

5 True/False questions

  1. Kerner Commissiona group that was appointd by president johnson to study the causes of urban violence and that recommended the elimination of de facto segreagation in American society.

          

  2. Thurgood Marshallseamstress 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. Black Powera 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.

          

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

          

  5. Civil Rights Act of 1964a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.

          

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