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5 Matching questions

  1. de jure segregation
  2. Thurgood Marshall
  3. Rosa Parks
  4. James Meredith
  5. Black Panthers
  1. a 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.
  2. b racial separation established by law.
  3. 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.
  4. d 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. e Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
  3. a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
  4. National protest group
  5. one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.

5 True/False questions

  1. Nation of Islama religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.


  2. 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.


  3. Civil Rights Act of 1968a law that banned discrimination in housing


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


  5. 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


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