5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- James Meredith
- Kerner Commission
- Civil Rights Act of 1968
- Brown v Board of Education of Topeka
- Black Panthers
- a 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
- b 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.
- c a law that banned discrimination in housing
- d 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.
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
- one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
- daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
- a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
- of SNCC decided to lead their followers in a march to finish what Meredith had started.(violent)
5 True/False Questions
Rosa Parks → a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.
de facto segregation → racial separation established by law.
Voting Rights Act of 1965 → a law that banned discrimination in housing
affirmative action → racial separation established by law.
Nation of Islam → a religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.