5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Fannie Lou Hamer
- de facto segregation
- Civil Rights Act of 1968
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- a paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
- b racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
- c a law that banned discrimination in housing
- d daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
- e National protest group
5 Multiple choice questions
- a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.
- an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
- a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimination by favoring the groups who were previously disadvantaged.
- 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.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
de jure segregation → racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
freedom riders → a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
Malcolm X → while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
Black Panthers → 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.
Freedom Summer → one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.