5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- freedom riders
- Rosa Parks
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
- Civil Rights Act of 1968
- Kerner Commission
- a one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
- b seamstress and NAACP officer, took seat in front row of the "colored" section of a Montgomery bus. She refused to move when driver told her to, so she got arrested.
- c a group that was appointd by president johnson to study the causes of urban violence and that recommended the elimination of de facto segreagation in American society.
- d National protest group
- e a law that banned discrimination in housing
5 Multiple choice questions
- paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
- while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
- 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.
- a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Freedom Summer → one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) → an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
Stokely Carmichael → of SNCC decided to lead their followers in a march to finish what Meredith had started.(violent)
affirmative action → racial separation established by law.
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.