5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
- de jure segregation
- Rosa Parks
- a racial separation established by law.
- b 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.
- c 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.
- d an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
- racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
- National protest group
- 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
- while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
5 True/False questions
Kerner Commission → 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.
Thurgood Marshall → 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.
Black Power → 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.
freedom riders → a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
Civil Rights Act of 1964 → a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.