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  1. 1870
  2. Hosea Williams
  3. poll taxes
  4. literacy test
  5. grandfather clause
  1. a SCLC colleague of King that co-led Selma to Montgomery march with John Lewis
  2. b 15th amendment
  3. c required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote- this was used to exclude African Americans who were sharecroppers and didn't have enough money to pay the tax so they couldn't vote
  4. d 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. e a test that people had to take if their gandfather could not vote on Jan. 1, 1868- these tests were very hard, containing very specific information on american government and voting systems; ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. said hey to white woman.... was brutally murdered by two white men
  3. children congregated at the 16th Street Baptist Church and filed out into Kelly Ingram Park where police rounded them up and they filled up the jails in protest of segregation
  4. 13th, 14th, 15th
  5. blacks could vote

5 True/False Questions

  1. lynching-a group established in 1960 to promote and use non-violent means to protest racial discrimination; they were the ones primarily responsible for creating the sit-in movement at Woolworths


  2. Civil Rights Act of 1964blacks could vote


  3. 14th amendment1868- equal protection to all citizens under the law


  4. 186514th amendment


  5. Montgomery Improvement AssociationOrganization formed by African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama, to strengthen the bus boycott and to coordinate protest efforts of African Americans; led by Martin Luther King Jr.


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