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The Ferguson Story (Free Trial)

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  • 1. 
    Movie version of the PowerPoint Lesson Plan. Links and references are only available in the PowerPoint version after purchase.
  • 2. 
    What is the name of the city which the event happened?
    • A. 

      St. Louis

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Cleveland

    • D. 

      Ferguson

  • 3. 
    What happened in Ferguson Missouri?
    • A. 

      A black teenager was killed by a police officer.

    • B. 

      A male black teenager was killed by a white police officer

    • C. 

      A male white teenager was killed by a black police officer

    • D. 

      A white teenager was killed by a police officer

  • 4. 
    What was the teenager's name who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson Mo.?
    • A. 

      Bryan Brown

    • B. 

      Michael Smith

    • C. 

      Michael Brown

    • D. 

      John Brown

  • 5. 
    What was the name of the officer who shot Michael Brown?
    • A. 

      Wilson John

    • B. 

      John Wilson

    • C. 

      Darren Wilson

    • D. 

      Daren John

  • 6. 
    Michael Brown was armed (had a weapon) when he was shot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Many black as well as other Americans felt this shooting was unjustified, and was one of many that,was an assault on black boys and black men. They say the teenager surrendered peacefully with his hands up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    There was very little support for the officer involved in the shooting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The people who protested on the premis that the shooting was unjustified was only done by African Americans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    According to the video why do you think younger activist were unhappy with the current direction of the protest.
  • 11. 
    Based on a survey by The Remington Research Group how do people feel about whether the shooting was justified.
    • A. African Americans
    • A.
    • B. White
    • B.
  • 12. 
    Which of the following was a major issue with respect to the shooting?
    • A. 

      Was the officer justified in the shooting?

    • B. 

      The fairness of the grand jury process?

    • C. 

      Could the shooting have been prevented?

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    What was the ratio of people in the video who thought the shooting was justified to those who thought the shooting was unjustified? 
    • A. 

      1:3

    • B. 

      2:2

    • C. 

      3:1

    • D. 

      4:0

  • 14. 
    Which person in the video provided a solution that would have avoided the killing of the teenager? 
    • A. 

      David Webb

    • B. 

      Sean Hannity

    • C. 

      Bo Dieti

    • D. 

      Juan Williams

  • 15. 
    Based on the video what is the main reason for the justification for the shooting.
    • A. 

      The officer felt his life was threatened.

    • B. 

      The officers life was threatened.

    • C. 

      Michael Brown was a bad guy.

    • D. 

      The officer was racist.

  • 16. 
    In the video, for the three panelist who felt the officer was justified, which of the three offered a strategy for the police officer to prevent the shooting.
    • A. 

      Bo Dieti

    • B. 

      Shaun Hannity (the host)

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      David Webb

  • 17. 
    What do you think President Obama concern was when he made a statement about this incident?(See power point presentation.)
    • A. 

      That Michael Brown was innocent.

    • B. 

      This is a tragedy for all Americans who are parents as well as the issue of mistrust between law enforcement and men of color.

    • C. 

      That Darren Wilson was guilty.

    • D. 

      That he did not want to get involved.

  • 18. 
    In the statement by Robert Lowery on Meet the Press which of the following points does he not make? (See Power point) 
    • A. 

      Don't rob a convenience store and this would not happen.

    • B. 

      Don't fight a policeman when he stops you and this would not happen.

    • C. 

      If the officer had used restraint, closed his door, and called for backup, this may not have happened.

    • D. 

      Don't try to take a policeman's gun and this would not happen.

  • 19. 
    The shooting prompted the formation of a grand jury to determine if the policeofficer should  be charged with a crime
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The federal government decided this was a local matter and did not get involved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The grand jury issued a no indictment verdict for Darren Wilson. This meant he would not go to trial for the shooting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The only protest with respect to the verdict were in St. Louis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Who made the following comments with respect to the protest after the no indictment verdict.
    • A. Michael Browns parents
    • A.
    • B. KKK
    • B.
    • C. President Obama
    • C.
  • 24. 
    Words or phrases can be used to change the perception of an event. What terminology in the video do you think could be interpreted at as a way of dehumanizing the victim of the shooting?
  • 25. 
    After reviewing the above video which answer below best describes what a viewer should take away from the video.
    • A. 

      A father concerned about his sons.

    • B. 

      That police don't like the black community.

    • C. 

      A mother grieving for her son.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and C