Zinn Chapter 17 Quiz

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Zinn Chapter 17 Quiz
This is a quiz on Chapter 17 in Howard Zinn's A Young People's History of the United States.

  
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  • 1. 
    Harry Truman ordered the ____________________ to be desegregated.
    • A. 

      Armed forces

    • B. 

      Schools

    • C. 

      Churches

    • D. 

      Workplaces


  • 2. 
    Where did sit-ins occur during the Civil Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Fancy restaurants

    • B. 

      Lunch counters

    • C. 

      Schools

    • D. 

      Buses


  • 3. 
    What did SNCC stand for?
    • A. 

      Special Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

    • B. 

      Special Nonviolent Church Convention

    • C. 

      Student Nonviolent Church Convention

    • D. 

      Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee


  • 4. 
    Who were the freedom riders?
    • A. 

      African-American people who participated in the Montgomery Bus Boycotts

    • B. 

      African-American people who participated in the sit-ins

    • C. 

      African-American and white people who worked together for freedom in the southern states

    • D. 

      African-American and white people who worked together for freedom in the northern states


  • 5. 
    Who was the chief spokesperson of the Black Power movement?
    • A. 

      Rosa Parks

    • B. 

      Martin Luther King

    • C. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • D. 

      Malcolm X


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