American History Chapter 15 Lesson 2

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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  • 1. 
    What single action did John F. Kennedy make that may have won him presidency?
  • 2. 
    Which of the following tactics did CORE attempt to end segregation in?
    • A. 

      Interracial bus traveling

    • B. 

      Interracial train traveling

    • C. 

      All interracial traveling

    • D. 

      Interracial military division

  • 3. 
    What title was given to COREs program to promote interstate and interracial traveling?
  • 4. 
    Birmingham, Alabama was nearly the perfect city to hold protests because African-Americans knew violence would be used against them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following details does not apply to the "March on Washington"?
    • A. 

      250,000 people

    • B. 

      Lincoln Memorial

    • C. 

      August 28, 1963

    • D. 

      "I have a dream speech"

    • E. 

      Martin Luther King in jail

  • 6. 
    What tragic presidential event greatly affected governmental support to end segregation and discrimination?
    • A. 

      President Kennedy was not reelected

    • B. 

      Segragation bills were not passed

    • C. 

      President Kennedy was assasinated

    • D. 

      War erupted in Europe

  • 7. 
    In what city and state did the assasination of President Kennedy take place?
  • 8. 
    President Johnson took over after president Kennedy and continued to support an end to segragation and create new laws to end it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which new law was signed and put into place in July of 1964 that officially put an end to segragation in public places?
  • 10. 
    What do the letters EEOC stand for as they relate to this lesson?
  • 11. 
    What does the 24th Amendment of the Constitution prohibit?
  • 12. 
    What term is given to the program that sent educated northern college students to the south to rally southern African-Americans to vote?
  • 13. 
    What term isused to describe the law passed that banned leteracy tests and other laws that made it difficult for African-Americans to vote?
  • 14. 
    The voting Rights Act experienced very little success initially.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What title is given to President Johnson's idea of a perfect community and shares similar hopes and beliefs as Martin Luther King's "dream"?
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