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5 Matching questions

  1. affirmative action
  2. Malcolm X
  3. freedom riders
  4. Brown v Board of Education of Topeka
  5. Freedom Summer
  1. a while in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.
  2. b a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
  3. c one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
  4. d a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimination by favoring the groups who were previously disadvantaged.
  5. e 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African-American pide and political and social leadership.
  2. Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
  3. 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.
  4. a religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.
  5. National protest group

5 True/False questions

  1. James Meredithair 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.

          

  2. Black Panthersa 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.

          

  3. 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.

          

  4. Fannie Lou Hamerdaughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, was the voice for the African Americans at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.

          

  5. Civil Rights Act of 1968a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.