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5 Matching questions

  1. Emmet Till
  2. Booker T. Washington
  3. Governor George Wallace
  4. grandfather clause
  5. 14th amendment
  1. a said hey to white woman.... was brutally murdered by two white men
  2. b 1868- equal protection to all citizens under the law
  3. c head of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama; offered and "uplift" program"; beilieved in self help and trade schools (like Tuskegee) to win the blacks respect and value and earn full rights
  4. d was against black voting rights and banned the march from Selma to Montgomery that wanted black voting rights
  5. e if your grandfather could vote on January 1, 1868, then you could vote too- of course, no blacks could vote until 1870 15th amendment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. was a civil rights organization. They trained many people in non violent action- were the first to try sit in method in Chicago, they did not leave until they were served, eventually, both blacks and whites were being served there
  2. short period after the end of the civil war when things were better for African Americans for a while 1865- 1877
  3. May 4, 1961- 7 blacks, 6 whites, from Washington to New Orleans to test the desegregation of buses, they were beaten, the bus was attacked, Interstate Commerce Act (November 1961) began which enforced desegregation
  4. compromise 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
  5. 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"

5 True/False questions

  1. Hosea Williamssaid hey to white woman.... was brutally murdered by two white men


  2. Plessy v. FergusonIn 1892 a shoemaker named Homer Plessy was arrested for sitting in a railroad car in Louisiana. It was for "white people only."- he brought this case to the supreme court and lost


  3. 15th amendment1870- all citizens could vote; no discrimination


  4. 187015th amendment


  5. Voting Rights Act of 1965blacks could vote


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