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  1. James Meredith
  2. Kerner Commission
  3. Civil Rights Act of 1968
  4. Brown v Board of Education of Topeka
  5. Black Panthers
  1. a 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
  2. b 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.
  3. c a law that banned discrimination in housing
  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 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.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
  2. one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
  3. daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
  4. a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
  5. of SNCC decided to lead their followers in a march to finish what Meredith had started.(violent)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Rosa Parksa slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.


  2. de facto segregationracial separation established by law.


  3. Voting Rights Act of 1965a law that banned discrimination in housing


  4. affirmative actionracial separation established by law.


  5. Nation of Islama religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.


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