5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Kerner Commission
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
- de jure segregation
- de facto segregation
- a racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
- b racial separation established by law.
- c paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
- d 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.
- e an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
- 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.
- of SNCC decided to lead their followers in a march to finish what Meredith had started.(violent)
- National protest group
5 True/False questions
Civil Rights Act of 1964 → a law that banned discrimination in housing
Civil Rights Act of 1968 → a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.
Voting Rights Act of 1965 → 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.
Nation of Islam → while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
affirmative action → a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimination by favoring the groups who were previously disadvantaged.