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1960's History Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Name of the first shuttle launched into space by the Russians
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Sputnik

    • C. 

      Stayputnik

  • 2. 
    Counter culture group know for long hair, rock'n roll and peace and love
    • A. 

      Gangters

    • B. 

      Red necks

    • C. 

      Hippies

  • 3. 
    Area in which the counter culture group was started
    • A. 

      Haight-Ashbury

    • B. 

      New York City

    • C. 

      Milton

  • 4. 
    Music festival held in the summer of '69 in upstate New York
    • A. 

      Ocheaga music festival

    • B. 

      Burlington jazz festival

    • C. 

      Woodstock

  • 5. 
    Organization created to fight for important womans issues
    • A. 

      WLF

    • B. 

      NOW

    • C. 

      WRN

  • 6. 
    Author of the book "Feminine Mystique"
    • A. 

      Maya Angelou

    • B. 

      Betty Friedan

    • C. 

      Betty Ford

  • 7. 
    African american woman that wouldn't give up her seat on a bus
    • A. 

      Oprah Winfrey

    • B. 

      Aunt jemima

    • C. 

      Rosa Parks

  • 8. 
    Structure used to divide West and East Berlin
    • A. 

      Berlin Wall

    • B. 

      Iron Curtain

    • C. 

      A Fence

  • 9. 
    Artist who's silk screen painting brought art into mainstream America
    • A. 

      Salvador Dali

    • B. 

      Andy Warhol

    • C. 

      Picasso

  • 10. 
    Political party that encouraged blacks to fight for their freedom and achieve it through any means necessary 
    • A. 

      Black Panthers

    • B. 

      KKK

    • C. 

      Conservative Republicans

  • 11. 
    The leader of the NAACP that was assassinated in 1963
    • A. 

      James Meredith

    • B. 

      MLK

    • C. 

      Medgar Evers

  • 12. 
    British band from Liverpool England that came to america in 1964
    • A. 

      The Beatles

    • B. 

      The Bugs

    • C. 

      The Insects

  • 13. 
    NAACP lawyer to become the first black Supreme Court Justice
    • A. 

      Medgar Evers

    • B. 

      James Meredith

    • C. 

      Thurgood Marshall

  • 14. 
    Law passed in the summer of 1964 that outlawed racism in public places
    • A. 

      34th Amendment

    • B. 

      Civil Rights Act

    • C. 

      Jim Crow Laws

  • 15. 
    African American leader of the nation of Islam
    • A. 

      Malcolm X

    • B. 

      MLK

    • C. 

      Medgar Evers

  • 16. 
    The belief that women should be equal to men
    • A. 

      Feminism

    • B. 

      Egalitarianism

    • C. 

      Racism

  • 17. 
    Tactic used by black activists where they use whites only amenities
    • A. 

      Freedom marches

    • B. 

      Rallies

    • C. 

      Sit-ins

  • 18. 
    Black Minister who led the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    • A. 

      Richard Pryor

    • B. 

      MLK

    • C. 

      Malcolm X

  • 19. 
    President Johnson's program to end poverty and racism in America
    • A. 

      The Breakfast Club

    • B. 

      The Great Society

    • C. 

      The American Society

  • 20. 
    An Anti-Feminist who opposed the ERA and created a coalition against them
    • A. 

      Phyllis Shlafly

    • B. 

      Hilary clinton

    • C. 

      Martha Stewart