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History of the Civil Rights Movement (The Help)-KCC
In this set of flashcards you will find questions about the civil rights movement.
Terms in this set (14)
What is the NAACP?
National Association for the Advanced of Coloured People
Where was Rosa Parks born?
What two things was Rosa Parks willing to give up in her fight for equality?
her security and her life
How long did the Montgomery bus boycott last?
Who are the Freedom Riders?
a group of civil rights activists who sought to end racial segregation on interstate transportation
What 3 things were the Freedom Riders protesting?
a) wanted to change the Jim Crow law
b) divided buses
c) separate waiting rooms and restrooms
How did James Meredith gain public attention?
he was the first coloured student to enroll at the University of Mississippi
What is "Project C"?
a plan devised by Matin Luther King and the SCLC to challenge the system of segregation in Alabama
Who was George Wallace?
was the Goverenor of Alabama in 1963
What was George Wallace's political slogan?
"Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever"
When and at which event did Martin Luther deliver his famous speech, "I have a dream"?
at the March on Washington on August 26, 1963
Why was Rosa Parks arrested?
because she wouldn't vacate her seat for a non-coloured person
Who were the Little Rock Nine?
they were 9 african-american students who weren't aloowed to attend Little Rock Central
Where did the protest of the Little Rock Nine take place?
Little Rock, Arkansas
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