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5 Matching questions

  1. Civil Rights Act of 1968
  2. Voting Rights Act of 1965
  3. Thurgood Marshall
  4. sit-in
  5. Malcolm X
  1. a 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.
  2. b Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
  3. c 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.
  4. d while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
  5. e a law that banned discrimination in housing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
  2. a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimination by favoring the groups who were previously disadvantaged.
  3. 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. 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
  5. paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.

5 True/False questions

  1. Nation of Islamdaughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.

          

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

          

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

          

  4. Kerner Commissiona 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.

          

  5. de facto segregationracial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.

          

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