5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Civil Rights Act of 1968
- Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Thurgood Marshall
- Malcolm X
- 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.
- b Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
- 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.
- d while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
- e a law that banned discrimination in housing
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- 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.
- 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
- paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
5 True/False questions
Nation of Islam → daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
Black Panthers → a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.
Black Power → a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.
Kerner Commission → a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
de facto segregation → racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.