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5 Matching questions

  1. freedom riders
  2. Rosa Parks
  3. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
  4. Civil Rights Act of 1968
  5. Kerner Commission
  1. a one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. d National protest group
  5. e a law that banned discrimination in housing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
  2. while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
  3. 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.
  4. a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.
  5. 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

  1. Freedom Summerone of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.

          

  2. 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

          

  3. Stokely Carmichaelof SNCC decided to lead their followers in a march to finish what Meredith had started.(violent)

          

  4. affirmative actionracial separation established by law.

          

  5. sit-ina 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.