5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- de jure segregation
- Thurgood Marshall
- Rosa Parks
- James Meredith
- Black Panthers
- 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.
- b racial separation established by law.
- 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 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.
- e Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- racial separation established by practice an custom, not by law.
- a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
- National protest group
- one of the civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960's to challenge segregation.
5 True/False questions
Nation of Islam → a religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.
sit-in → 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.
Civil Rights Act of 1968 → a law that banned discrimination in housing
Stokely Carmichael → of SNCC decided to lead their followers in a march to finish what Meredith had started.(violent)
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