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Civil Rights Movement Quizzes & Trivia

The 1960s in America were a tumultuous time. The Vietnam War was ramping up while peace and love were being promoted at home, and the fight for equal rights and desegregation for minority black Americans was being taken to the capital. Can you name the year that the Civil Rights Act which outlawed segregation was passed? Bonus points if you can name the president that signed it!
 
While this Civil Rights Act wasn’t the first (or the last), can you name the two black leaders of the 1960’s Civil Rights movement? Like any great country, the history of the USA is filled with political upheaval, protest, and a staunch stance on liberty. If you’re a true history buff or just trying to sharpen your skills, our quizzes on American Civil Rights is sure to challenge even the most experienced historian!
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A quiz on the civil rights movement: trivia! Civil rights movement in America signified a time where the people who were slaves in the southern regions were discriminated upon even when they were freed after the war. They could...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 92   |  Last updated: Oct 27, 2020
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    Who led the courtroom battles against segregation?

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 290   |  Last updated: Apr 6, 2021
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    The NAACP stands for:

Civil Rights Movement - African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Women, Native Americans

Questions: 53  |  Attempts: 1937   |  Last updated: Dec 31, 2012
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    Which of the following affirmed the legality of racial segregation and prompted the passage of the Jim Crow laws?

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Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 294   |  Last updated: May 11, 2016
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    What started after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger?

This quiz will evaluate the knowledge students have gained while researching information on Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr.  Students will select the answer that best fits. There is only one correct answer.

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 492   |  Last updated: Jan 15, 2013
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    In what year was Rosa Parks born?
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