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Civil Rights American History Test (:<
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Line describing amount of poverty/ poorness average in the world
Which group in America was the poorest?
What did Dr MLK do to encourage the pass of the civil rights act?
March on Washington
Gave the "I have a Dream Speech"
What was the decision in Brown V Board of Education
Congress decided to integrate public schools and it was unconstitutional
Loving V Virgina?
It was unconstitutional to say that two different races couldn't marry
Which event was a peaceful march stopped by brutal state troopers?
Selma to Montgomery March
Where did 4 college students sit in at a Woolworth's ?
What was the first march where mass violence was televised and seen on tv?
Where was MLK assassinated ?
What was the first place the federal government had to step in and force integration
little rock, arkansas
Group and person involved in the black power movement
What was black power?
the belief of more militant and fighting against whites
What was decision in Plessy vs Ferguson
"Separate but Equal"- Jim Crow Laws are okay
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Act of 1965
What did the government take money from the
great society for?
4. What three groups in America were suffering from poverty in the 1950s? Explain.
what do you call the minimum income required to support a family
What led to rise in black power movement and criticism of MLK
Wanted African Americans to come together as a whole, they should go back to their African Roots, and black nationalism
aid for the poor
Care for the eldery
why did riots break out in Los angelos
who experienced this police brutality?
What did the AIM do to get the government to change
March from San Fran to Washington DC
what did Americans with disability gain?
quality/ equal education rights
what was the Chicano movement?
promote awareness for Latino history and culture
why did the NA's occupy Alcatraz
the government continued to break treaties and not abide by them
compare and contrast MLK and Malcolm X
Mlk: peaceful, nonviolence
Malcolm X: blacks needed to come together, black panthers
What were the two main goals of the N.O.W
equal rights amendment
which case legalized abortion for the first trimester
Rowe V Wade
19. Who led the migrant workers in their fights for rights? What was the organization called?
• Heart of Atlanta Motel v. U.S
Hotel refused to give rooms to blacks ruled that public places were unconstitutional by law and they couldn't segregate
How did the rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s expand rights for diverse groups of Americans?
Latinos and Native Americans worked to secure their civil rights in the 1960s and 1970s.
who aided the womens rights movement
what book was friedan famous for
the feminine mystique
who formed the great society
what was the great societys main purpouse
Big 4 of Great Society
Aid to education
Medical care for the old and poor
Voting Rights Bill
Plan to end poverty, illiteracy, hunger and racial injustice
Congress passed 206 measures
Federal government role expanded in lives of Americans
Strains the budget
1965—Appalachian Regional Development Act
1965—Appalachian Regional Development Act-targeted aid for highways, health centers, and resource development in the area
1965-Elementary & Secondary Education Act
money and suppkies to schools
higher education act
loans and scholarships for college etc
1965-National Foundation on the Arts & Humanities
$ for artist, musicians, actors
1965-Corporation for Public Broadcasting
$ for Tv
Immigration Act of 1965
immigrants come first come first serve
Impact of the Great Society
it mainly failed
what was the ufw and what did it do
United Farm Workers, Cesar Chavez ; more $ and better conditions for migrant workers
Who was ralph nader
focused on consumer advocacy
Swann v. Charlotte Mecklenburg Board of Education
created a desegregation plan where they had to move faster to integrate schools than they were
faster approach to segregation
who was MLK the president of
Souther Christian Leadership Commitee
Student Nonviolence Coordinating Commitee
12. What did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 state?
act pf 1965?
no more poll tax
first AF AM supreme court justice
what was head start
gave educational resources to disadvantaged races
volunteers in service to America
people who aided to fight poverty
equal employment oppurtuntiy
who won the 1960 election
how many missles russia had compared to US
differences of opinion between the generations
commission created to investigate kennedys death
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