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5 Matching Questions

  1. lynching
  2. NAACP
  3. Strange Fruit
  4. 14th amendment
  5. Jimmie Lee Jackson
  1. a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People- 1910- was made to promote equality of rights and remove race prejudice.. to advance the interests of blacks, education for black children...etc.
  2. b wanted to protect his mother from an attack during the Marion Night March, Jackson was killed, he inspired the March from Selma to Montgomery
  3. c Billie Holliday; 1939; Blues;
    (Has very strong spiritual roots
    Speaks about lynching and the hanging of slaves as symbolic "fruit" from a tree;
    Condemned American racism)
  4. d 1890's+, lynching black men became a publec spectacle... many many lynchings of black people
  5. e 1868- equal protection to all citizens under the law

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Martin Luther king's response to a statement made by Alabama clergy regarding his protest; written from his cell in Birmingham where he was arrested for a non-violent protest; King wrote about what makes laws 'just or unjust' ; said that "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere"
  2. 1st black to earn Ph.D. from Harvard, he met with 29 other professional black men and encouraged blacks to resist systems of segregation and discrimination,-this was called the Niagara Movement in 1905- he helped create NAACP in 1910
  3. blacks could vote
  4. short period after the end of the civil war when things were better for African Americans for a while 1865- 1877
  5. SCLC colleague of King that co-led Selma to Montgomery march with John Lewis

5 True/False Questions

  1. 187015th amendment


  2. COREFreedom Rides


  3. Separate but Equal doctrineif your grandfather could vote on January 1, 1868, then you could vote too- of course, no blacks could vote until 1870 15th amendment


  4. 189615th amendment


  5. The election of Rutherford B. Hayescompromise of 1877- southern democrats let Hayes (R) be the president if the military rule that was put into the South during reconstruction was removed: there had been a problem in counting the electoral votes


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