4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- racist governor of Alabama in 1962 ("segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever"); runs for pres. In 1968 on American Independent Party ticket of racism and law and order, loses to Nixon; runs in 1972 but gets shot
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success
- He was a Democrat who ran for president in 1968 promoting civil rights and other equality based ideals. He was ultimately assassinated in 1968, leaving Nixon to take the presidency but instilling hope in many Americans.
- 9 African American students were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in an effort to desegregate the school; Governor Faubus tried to stop the students from attending
3 True/False questions
Organization of Afro-American Unity → 9 African American students were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in an effort to desegregate the school; Governor Faubus tried to stop the students from attending
Voting Rights Act 1965 → stop voting discrimination in the south - Suspended literacy tests, empowered federal officials to register voters, prohibited states from changing voting procedures without federal permission.
Medgar Evers → Director of the NAACP in Mississippi and a lawyer who defended accused Blacks, he was murdered in his driveway by a member of the Ku Klux Klan.