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  1. Black Power
  2. de jure segregation
  3. James Meredith
  4. Voting Rights Act of 1965
  5. freedom riders
  1. 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.
  2. b one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
  3. c racial separation established by law.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
  2. 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.
  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. daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
  5. 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

  1. 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

          

  2. Brown v Board of Education of Topekaa religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.

          

  3. Civil Rights Act of 1968a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.

          

  4. 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.

          

  5. Malcolm Xwhile in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.

          

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