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T/F: . In his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Police Commissioner "Bull" Connor criticized the civil rights protesters.
President Johnson said that "we have just delivered the South to the Republican Party for a long time to come" after
the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
T/F: . By 1966, participants in the black power movement demanded voting rights and declared they would burn the cities until that was accomplished.
T/F: John F. Kennedy constantly worked hard to achieve full civil rights for African Americans.
T/F: Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
T/F: In 1968, George C. Wallace, a defender of segregation, received over 13 percent of the popular vote for president as the nominee of the American Independent party
As a result of the Immigration Act of 1965, the majority of future immigrants were
Hispanics and Asians.
In 1968, the candidate who claimed to speak for the "silent majority" and "Middle America" was
T/F: The Tet offensive had a great effect on U.S. public opinion as opposition to the Vietnam War grew.
. In 1968, the correct order of events was:
the Tet offensive, LBJ's withdrawal from the presidential race, the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and the Democratic convention in Chicago.
In the Birmingham campaign in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. signaled a change in strategy from
changing southern white attitudes to confrontation and civil disobedience.
T/F: John Kennedy's religion played a significant role in the 1960 election; he overcame the traditional American bias against Roman Catholicism to become the nation's first Catholic president.
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