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What do you know about this time period in US History?


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of segregation?
    • A. 

      Refusing to ride on city bus

    • B. 

      Forcing African Americans to attend different schools other than whites

    • C. 

      Taking lands from Native Americans

    • D. 

      Leading a rally for African American voters

  • 2. 
    Rosa Parks protested the law that...
    • A. 

      Prevented African Americans from riding the same buses

    • B. 

      Prevented African Americans from riding city buses

    • C. 

      Refused African Americans the right to attend school with white students

    • D. 

      Required African Americans and whites to sit in separate sections of city buses

  • 3. 
    What was the main concept of the ruling of Plessy v. Fergsuon in 1896?
    • A. 

      Separate but equal

    • B. 

      Equality for all

    • C. 

      Equality in education

    • D. 

      Freedom for all

  • 4. 
    Poll taxes and literacy tests...
    • A. 

      Kept many African Americans from voting

    • B. 

      Encouraged civil rights leaders

    • C. 

      Helped women to get the right to vote

    • D. 

      Were approved by the Supreme Court

  • 5. 
    Martin Luther King Jr. gained national attention during what key event?
    • A. 

      March on Washington

    • B. 

      Montgomery Bus Boycott

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case

    • D. 

      Greensboro Sit in

  • 6. 
    Freedom Summer was an effort to...
    • A. 

      Invite women into the workforce and find jobs

    • B. 

      Help Native Americans find work and better careers

    • C. 

      Help African American voters in Southern states

    • D. 

      Minorities in NC

  • 7. 
    Marches, sit-ins, and boycotts are examples of...
    • A. 

      Civil rights

    • B. 

      Massive resistance

    • C. 

      Nonviolent forms of protest

    • D. 

      Freedom events

  • 8. 
    After WWII, the Holocaust had drawn world wide attention to what horrors?
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Massive resistance

    • D. 

      Violent protests

  • 9. 
    Four students went to a Greensboro lunch counter and demanded to be served at a white only lunch counter. What type of protest did they carry out?
    • A. 

      Massive resistance

    • B. 

      Boycott

    • C. 

      Sit in

    • D. 

      Freedom Ride

  • 10. 
    The 24th Amendment did which of the following?
    • A. 

      Gave women the right to vote

    • B. 

      Ordered the federal government to return all land back to Native Americans

    • C. 

      Helped African Americans gain voting rights by outlawing poll taxes

    • D. 

      Ordered schools to provide bilingual education

  • 11. 
    The event known as the "Little Rock Nine" - African American students were admitted to Central High School in Arkansas after...
    • A. 

      The nine students held a sit in at the high school

    • B. 

      Parents protested and took case to the local school board

    • C. 

      President Eisenhower sent in National Guard troops in order to provide safe passage for students into the school

    • D. 

      MLK protested the actions of the school

  • 12. 
    What was the main purpose of the March on Washington?
    • A. 

      Protest for better jobs and rights

    • B. 

      Protest for better education for all

    • C. 

      Meeting of all the leaders of the movement and he gave a speech there

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The Civil Rights Act of 1964...
    • A. 

      Organized voter drives to bring out the African American vote

    • B. 

      Made segregation illegal in the US and forbid unequal treatment

    • C. 

      Created a form of nonviolent resistance for the Greensboro sit in

    • D. 

      Organized the Freedom Riders

  • 14. 
    What did some Americans conclude about race relations after the violence in Selma Alabama in 1965?
    • A. 

      They were horrified at the violence that was being broadcast on national tv and realized that something needed to be done

    • B. 

      They were aware of the violence and were still undecided what to do about civil rights

    • C. 

      The protest had been a peaceful protest--- the attack on the protest group as they marched was violent and most were shocked by this event

    • D. 

      Both and A and C

  • 15. 
    Which of the following would not be considered a "barrier breaker" for equality in the Civil Rights Era"? 
    • A. 

      Orval Faubus

    • B. 

      Thurgood Marshall

    • C. 

      Rosa Parks

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

  • 16. 
    What event began the Civil Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955

    • B. 

      Brown v. Board of Education ruling by Supreme Court which began integration of US schools

    • C. 

      Jim Crow laws passed in the South

    • D. 

      Freedom Summer

  • 17. 
    What was the main purpose of the Jim Crow Laws in the South?
    • A. 

      Segregation of public places

    • B. 

      Integration of public places

    • C. 

      Punishment of the South for Civil War

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Which of the following helped the American poor during the Civil Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Montgomery Bus Boycott

    • B. 

      24th Amendment

    • C. 

      Voting Rights Act of 1965

    • D. 

      Murder case of Emmett Till

  • 19. 
    What was the decision of Swann v. Mecklenburg Board of Education?
    • A. 

      Forced the Jim Crow Laws to break up in NC schools in 1951

    • B. 

      Forces the integration of Charlotte schools by busing students to districts where they should be more balanced with integration mix of students

    • C. 

      Busing students to all white schools was illegal

    • D. 

      Busing students to African American schools was illegal

  • 20. 
    How did the Greensboro 4 impact the Civil Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Sit ins were eventually staged throughout the South helping to break up the Jim Crow Laws

    • B. 

      Brought national attention to discrimination in the South

    • C. 

      After discrimination was broken up, the African Americans had the ability to have equal purchasing power in the state/national econmoy

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 21. 
    Which of the following best explains the impact of desegregation on North Carolina and the United States?   
    • A. 

      It led to the expansion of individual civil rights and increased social tensions

    • B. 

      It led to the end of the Civil Rights Movement

    • C. 

      It led to economic opportunities for all social groups

    • D. 

      It led to the decline in political opportunities for all types of Americans

  • 22. 
    Which statement describes the effect of Jim Crow Laws on the people of NC?
    • A. 

      These laws required separate public accommodations, such as restrooms and schools, for citizens

    • B. 

      The laws made it illegal to possess, manufacture, sell, or transport alcoholic beverages

    • C. 

      These laws placed price supports on crops such as tobacco, rice, and cotton

    • D. 

      These laws ended slavery and gave the newly freed men the right to vote

  • 23. 
    On Feb. 1, 1960, four college students sat down at a "white only" Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, NC. They asked to be served and were refused. These students used the "sit-in" as a non-violent action against racial segregation. Images of the sit-ins spread through tv and newspapers nationwide.  Which statement reflects the influence on the civil rights movement of citizen action in Greensboro, NC?
    • A. 

      Sit-ins failed to gain support, and lunch counters remained segregated

    • B. 

      Sit-ins spread to other cities, helping to desegregate public facilities

    • C. 

      Sit-ins, which were not supported by national civil rights leaders, slowed progress for desegregation

    • D. 

      Sit-ins gained national support, but little action was taken by state governments to improve civil rights

  • 24. 
    The purpose of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 was?
    • A. 

      Prevent housing discrimination

    • B. 

      Segregation of public places

    • C. 

      Removed barriers for voting

    • D. 

      Provided funds for welfare

  • 25. 
    What was the main strategy behind the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
    • A. 

      The boycott hoped to convince African American leaders to start their own separate bus companies

    • B. 

      The boycott was designed to force federal leaders to take control of the bus companies and admit all riders to the buses

    • C. 

      The boycott attempted to stir up white community so state leaders would vote to end segregation

    • D. 

      The boycott was intended to cost the bus companies so much money that they would voluntarily end segregation