5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Black Power
- de jure segregation
- James Meredith
- Voting Rights Act of 1965
- freedom riders
- a 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.
- b one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
- c racial separation established by law.
- d 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.
- e a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
- a 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.
- 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.
- daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
- a 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.
5 True/False Questions
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) → an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
Brown v Board of Education of Topeka → a religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.
Civil Rights Act of 1968 → a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.
Thurgood Marshall → 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.
Malcolm X → while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.