5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- affirmative action
- Malcolm X
- freedom riders
- Brown v Board of Education of Topeka
- Freedom Summer
- a while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
- b a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
- c one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
- d a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimination by favoring the groups who were previously disadvantaged.
- e 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.
- Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
- a law that made it easier for African Americans to register to vote by eliminating discriminatory literacy tests and authorizing federal examiners to enroll voters denied at the local level.
- a religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.
- National protest group
5 True/False questions
James Meredith → air force veteran won a federal court case that allowed him to enroll in the all white universiy of Mississippi, but when he arrived on campus, Gov Ross Varnett refused to let him register as a student.
Black Panthers → a militant African-American political organization formed in 1966 by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale to fight police brutality and to provide services in the ghetto.
sit-in → a form of demonstration used by African Americans to protest discrimination, in which the protesters sit downin a segregated business and refuse to leave until they are served.
Fannie Lou Hamer → daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
Civil Rights Act of 1968 → a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.