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Chapter 16 Honors: The Civil Rights Movement
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What does CORE mean? - test
the Congress of Racial Equality
How did the CORE successfully integrate many restaurants, theaters, and other public facilities in Chicago, Detroit, Denver, and Syracuse? - test
It used sit-ins as a form of protest.
Using sit-ins as a form of protest, what did the CORE successfully integrate and where? - test
It integrated many restaurants, theaters, and other public facilities in Chicago, Detroit, Denver, and Syracuse.
When was legal segregation established? - test
It was established in 1896 when the Supreme Court condoned segregation in its ruling on Plessy v. Ferguson.
What did the Plessy v. Ferguson establish? - test
It established that laws segregating African Americans were legal under the so-called 'separate but equal' doctrine.
What is de facto segregation? - test
It is segregation by custom and tradition rather than by law.
In May 1954, what did the Supreme Court say in the Brown V. Board of Education? - test
They said that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional, and violated the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment.
In May 1954, where did the Supreme Court say that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional, and violated the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment? - test
Brown V. Board of Education
What did local governments and school boards resist by creating what? - test
Local governments and school boards resist the Supreme Court by creating pupil assignment laws.
What did Rosa Parks do when directed to move to the back of the bus due to overcrowding? - test
She refused to her seat to a white passenger.
What happened to Rosa Parks when she refused? - test
She got arrested.
What did Dr. King do to end segregation and racism? - test
He advocated nonviolent passive resistance.
What does Dr.King say about the word protest? - test
He thinks that it is a powerful tool to achieve change.
What does Dr. King believe that people are taught? - test
He believes that people are taught hatred and prejudice when they are children, so many adults have never had the chance to feel anything but hate for African Americans. Therefore, white adults are not totally responsible for their hatred and violence against blacks. Whites must be taught not to hate, and the best way to do this is through tolerance and understanding.
President Eisenhower believes you cannot legislate people into changing what? - test
Why did Orval Faubus use the arm forces of Arkansas to oppose what? - test
He used the arm forces of Arkansas to oppose the authority of the federal government- this was the first challenge to the constitution since the Civil War.
What was President Eisenhower recognized for to be first president to do what? - test
He was the first president since Reconstruction to send federal troops into the South to protect the constitutional rights of African Americans.
What were 'Jim Crow' laws? - test
Laws throughout the South that segregated buses, schools, restaurants, and other public facilities.
What do college students form? - test
They form the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
Why did the Freedom Riders travel to the South to draw attention to what? - test
They traveled to the South to draw attention to the South's refusal to integrate bus terminals.
At first, what did President Kennedy act slowly on and why? - test
He acted slowly on civil rights because he needed support from many Southern Senators to get other programs passed.
What does Dr. King justify? - short answer
What quote did Dr. King say about desegregation? - short answer
"People are taught to hate us... We must use the weapon of love."
The Civil Rights of 1964 was what?
It was the most comprehensive civil rights legislation Congress has ever passed.
What did the Civil Rights guarantee little of? - test
...the right to vote for African Americans.
What was the purpose of the Selma March? - test
The purpose was to campaign for voting rights for African Americans.
With the passage of the _____________ __________ ___________ and ___________ ____________ ________ in the mid-1960s the movement could __________ _________ from ____________ ________________ to __________________ _________________.
With the passage of the Voting Rights Act and Civil Rights Act in the mid-1960s the movement could shift focus from political inequality to economic inequality.
In 1964, what erupted in riots? - test
The frustrations over lingering racism and economic unfairness erupted in riots.
What is Black Power? - test
Black Power is mobilizing the political and economic power of African Americans to compel respect for their rights and to improve conditions.
What was the group most associated with black power movement? - test
The Black Panthers
What is The Black Panthers? - test
It is the group most associated with the black power movement.
Despite their name, what did the Black Muslims not hold, but preach? - test
They did not hold the same beliefs as Mainstream Muslims, but preach black nationalism.
After his pilgrimage to Makkah, what did Malcolm X conclude? - test
He concluded that an integrated society was possible.
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