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Civil Rights Movement
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Visiting which city, changed Martin Luther King's focus to the north and economic issues?
Free Chicago Movement
What was King's movement in the north that aimed to improve housing, employment opportunities and education opportunities in a famous northern city? The...
King argued for a fairer distribution of wealth in the later 60s, realising that just gaining the vote and an end to segregation would not be enough. What was he accused of being by a large number of Americans
What did the mayor of Chicago called King in the newspapers? A...
Much of what was gained in the north in the late 60s was...
How many mourners attended King's funeral?
How many people were injured in violent clashes after King's death?
What was written to try to get to the bottom of the riots of 1966-67 that was largely ignored by President Nixon? The...
How many US cities experienced race riots in the summer of 1967?
What happened in the mid-60s that showed that many Black Americans did not feel that they had achieved enough?
Who wanted to 'bring down the establishment'?
Ten Point Programme
What did the Black Panthers want to achieve? Their...
1968 Mexico Olympics
At which international event did Tommie Smith and John Carlos make a political protest to raise awareness of the Black Power movement? The...
Who was chairman of the SNCC who tired with the lack of progress that non-violence made and turned to a more forceful campaign to gain civil rights for Black Americans?
Who was willing to work with white radical groups to get what they wanted?
Who tried to encourage black civil rights groups to stop working with white groups to gain civil rights?
Who was assassinated by the Nation of Islam (Black Muslims)?
Bunch of thugs
What did one of the leaders of the NCAAP call the Black Muslims? A...
The civil rights movement and their African heritage
What is Malcolm X credited with? Connecting young black people to...
Voting Rights Act of 1965
What ended literacy tests and ensured Federal officials would monitor voter registration? The...
250000 new black voters registered in 1965 but how many was it by the end of 1968?
Where did a peaceful protest - that resulted in white violence - help to secure the Voting Rights Act?
How many black federal judges did Kennedy appoint?
Who did Kennedy threaten to evict if they did not begin to hire black players? The...
What did Kennedy win which helped him to win the election in 1960 and led to presidents taking some notice of it ever since? The...
What event were Goodman, Chaney and Schwerner a part of? The...
What happened in the summer of 1964 which included white and black volunteers from the north, volunteering to help in the south? The...
How many people attended the March on Washington?
How many white people are estimated to have attended the March on Washington?
Events in which place did John Lewis say gave black people the March on Washington and then the Civil Rights Bill of 1965?
Strengths and weaknesses
What do you have to write about in an interpretation question on this paper? Both...
What do you have to include to support your analysis of an interpretation? Plenty of...
Where did a civil rights campaign fail in 1961-62 in the face of white racist opposition?
Voter Education Project
What was introduced in 1962 to try help black people pass literacy tests? The...
Who had 300 soldiers protecting him so that he could attend the University of Mississippi?
Who tried to end segregation on buses across the United States? The..
Held the doors shut
What happened to people riding on a bus in Anniston in 1961? Whites racists set fire to the bus and...
Student Non-violent Co-ordinating Committee
What was the full name of the group played a major role in sit-ins? The...
Where was the first and most famous sit-in?
What was the group of white southern Democrats known as that tried to prevent civil rights legislation? The...
What did Senator Thurmond conduct the longest ever of in 1957? It was in response to the 1957 Civil Rights Bill. The longest ever...
What did 19 Senators and 77 members of the House of Representatives sign in 1956 which was a pledge to protect the right of southern states to not suffer government interference on things like civil rights? The...
White Citizens' Councils
What did white racists set up in towns and cities across the south to try to work against civil rights?
Who was brutally murdered and had an open casket funeral which raised awareness and support for the Civil Rights Movement?
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