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5 Matching questions

  1. Fannie Lou Hamer
  2. de facto segregation
  3. Civil Rights Act of 1968
  4. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
  5. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  1. a paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
  2. b racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
  3. c a law that banned discrimination in housing
  4. d daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
  5. e National protest group

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.
  2. an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
  3. a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimination by favoring the groups who were previously disadvantaged.
  4. 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. 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

  1. de jure segregationracial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.


  2. freedom ridersa 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.


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


  4. Black Panthersa 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. Freedom Summerone of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.


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