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  1. racist governor of Alabama in 1962 ("segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever"); runs for pres. In 1968 on American Independent Party ticket of racism and law and order, loses to Nixon; runs in 1972 but gets shot
  2. The first African American player in the major league of baseball. His actions helped to bring about other opportunities for African Americans.
  3. Was intended to protect the right of African American's to vote. The act brought the power of the federal government into the civil rights debate. The act created a civil rights division within the Department of Justice and gave it the authority to seek court injunctions against anyone interfering with the right to vote. Also created the US commission on Civil Rights to investigate allegations of denial of voting rights.
  4. four black college students in this North Carolina town protested in a department store cafeteria by sitting in the white-only section for three days because they were not being served

3 True/False questions

  1. Rosa Parksfour black college students in this North Carolina town protested in a department store cafeteria by sitting in the white-only section for three days because they were not being served

          

  2. Robert KennedyHe was a Democrat who ran for president in 1968 promoting civil rights and other equality based ideals. He was ultimately assassinated in 1968, leaving Nixon to take the presidency but instilling hope in many Americans.

          

  3. Voting Rights Act 1965Was intended to protect the right of African American's to vote. The act brought the power of the federal government into the civil rights debate. The act created a civil rights division within the Department of Justice and gave it the authority to seek court injunctions against anyone interfering with the right to vote. Also created the US commission on Civil Rights to investigate allegations of denial of voting rights.

          

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