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5 Matching questions

  1. Rosa Parks
  2. Stokely Carmichael
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. Fannie Lou Hamer
  5. Malcolm X
  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 of SNCC decided to lead their followers in a march to finish what Meredith had started.(violent)
  3. c while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
  4. d daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
  5. e paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimination by favoring the groups who were previously disadvantaged.
  2. Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
  3. 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.
  4. one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
  5. 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. Freedom Summera 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.


  3. Kerner Commissiona 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.


  4. Voting Rights Act of 1965a 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.


  5. Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)National protest group