5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Clarence "Curly" Harris
- Ernest Green
- SCLC leader
- Linda Brown
- Browder vs. Gayle
- a The 1956 court case that ruled that segregation on buses was unconstitutional;
- b First black senior to successfully graduate Central High. One of the little rock nine.
- c The white manager of Woolworth's
- d wanted to go to an all white school closer to her house; challenged the segregation rule by taking her issue to court with Brown V. Board of education.
- e MLK Jr.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference; group of churches led by MLK who wanted to use non-violent protests in an attempt to achieve equal voting rights for blacks. Led the Bloody Sunday march.
- Four African American students who held a "sit in" at an all white lunch counter in Woolworth's; in Greensboro, North Carolina.
- March 7, 1965 in Selma, Alabama, AA's marched from Selma to Montgomery in a non-violent protest and the march ended with AA's being beaten by white state troopers and local lawmen; this event triggered national outrage.
- Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, college kids participating in Civil Rights, stage sit-ins and such
- part of the Constitution that protected the rights of newly freed slaves
5 True/False Questions
Dwight D Eisenhour → president during beginning of Civil Rights Movement who issued Executive Order 10730, sending units of the US Army's 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock; i.e. the Little Rock crisis
MIA → Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, college kids participating in Civil Rights, stage sit-ins and such
15th Amendment → this was part of the Constitution that abolished slavery
Womens' Political Council → A group of black professionals, founded in 1946, who worked to fight Jim Crow practices, most significantly on the Montgomery city buses.
Rosa Parks → Sheriff of Dallas County, Alabama that ordered 200 state troopers to attack the AA's marching to Selma