5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Black Panthers
- Thurgood Marshall
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
- de jure segregation
- a racial separation established by law.
- b paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
- c 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.
- d Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
- e an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
- a law that banned discrimination in housing
- a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.
- a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
5 True/False questions
Voting Rights Act of 1965 → a law that banned discrimination in housing
Rosa Parks → 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.
sit-in → 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.
Nation of Islam → a religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.
Malcolm X → while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.