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Civil Rights Study Guide

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( ) was the civil rights leader who became impatient with non violence and called for \”Black Power\”
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Stokely Carmichael
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De jure segregation is segregation that results from ( )
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Laws
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( ) was the president who ordered soldiers to protect African American students trying to integrate a white high school in Little Rock Arkansas
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Appealing to many African Americans’ anger and frustration over lack of social and economic power ( ) preached a militant approach to civil rights
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Malcolm X
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( ) was an activist whose protest helped spark the Montgomery bus boycott
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Rosa Parks
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A major turning point in the civil rights movement was marked by the assassination of ( )
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Martin Luther King Jr.
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( ) was the veteran who became the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi
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James Meredith
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One legacy of the civil right movement that has been challenged in recent years is ( )
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Affirmative actions
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( ) was the president who appointed a committee to study the causes of urban violence
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Lyndon B. Johnson
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( ) was the spokesperson for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party at the 1964 Democratic Convention
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Fannie Lou Hamer
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( ) was the president who demanded that Congress pass sweeping civil rights law but did not live to see it enact
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JFK
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( ) was the president of the NAACP lawyer who argued Brown VS. Board Education case before the Supreme Court
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Thurgood Marshall
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( ) was the civil rights leader who urged blacks to separate from white society
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Martin Luther King Jr.
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( ) was the black Muslim leader and minister who believed deeply in the power of nonviolence protest
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Malcolm X
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in the summer of 1964 thousands of white college students took part in a campaign to register African American voters in ( )
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Mississippi
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The decision in ( ) affirmed the legality of racial segregation and prompted the passage of the Jim Crow laws
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Plessy v. Ferguson
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one accomplished of the ( ) was bringing about a federal ban in segregation in all interstate travel facilities
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freedom riders
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The doctrine of ( ) relating to public education was overturned by the Supreme Court decision in Brown Vs Board Education
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separate but equal
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MLKj was the founder and the first president of the ( )
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Southern Christian Leadership Conference
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According to the Kerner Commission the main cause of the urban violence was ( ) racism
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white
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The first organized movement by African Americans to fight segregation was the Montgomery Alabama ( ) boycott
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bus
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The civil Rights Act of 1964 made segregation illegal in ( ) accommodations
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Public
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Events such as better access to good ( ) during WW2 helped set the stage for the civil rights movement
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Jobs
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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 enabled federal officials to register
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Voters
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A concentration of urban African Americans in slim areas is an example of ( ) segregation
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De facto
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The Civil Rights Act of 1968 banned discrimination in selling or renting a ( )
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Home
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The Black Panthers advocated ( ) ( ) and ( )
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black power, black nationalism, community development
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All of the following are associated with the Black Power movement ( ) ( ) and the ( )
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Malcolm x, stokely Carmichael, black panther
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The main type of pressure exerted by the Montgomery Improvement Association in response to segregation on buses was ( )
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Economic