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Civil Rights Era Quiz

Civil Rights Era Quiz

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It maintained that segregation would remain in American’s public schools if the local communities voted in support of it
It proclaimed that the notion of “separate but equal” violated the Fourteenth Amendment.
It required local municipalities to provide additional funding to ensure segregated schools were of equal quality.
The African American community in Montgomery eventually purchased and ran its own private bus company.
The local bus companies voluntarily reversed their policies in an effort to bring back their African American customers.
The Supreme Court ruled that bus segregation rules were unconstitutional and the boycott was lifted.
Civil rights workers were instructed to take up acts of civil disobedience to protest unjust laws in nonviolent ways.
Civil rights activists were told to fight for their rights by any means necessary.
Civil rights workers were directed to vandalize and deface the properties of known racists.
Kennedy personally drafted a letter of condolences to Evers’s widow.
Kennedy proposed new laws ending segregation by the service industry and making discriminatory employment practices
All of the above.
to violently protest the inaction of the federal government in civil rights matters
to intimidate federal officials with one of the largest gathering of African Americans in history
to bring together Americans of all backgrounds in a peaceful demonstration of support for Kennedy’s civil rights bill
It provided financial bonuses to states that opted to desegregate public schools and public offices.
It outlawed discrimination based upon race, gender, religion, or ethnicity in both employment practices and public affai
It ended racism in the United States.
to address barriers that were still preventing African Americans from being able to vote
to call for the arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other prominent southern civil rights activists
to confront the Selma school district’s refusal to integrate their schools
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
The Ku Klux Klan
The Black Panther Party
News of the assassination was slow to spread which muted the national response.
Hundreds of American cities experienced violent and destructive riots.
All of the above.
The Equal Pay Act made it illegal for an employer to pay a woman less than a man for performing the same work.
Women were elected in such large numbers that they took the majority of the seats in the House of Representatives.
1972 marked the first time more women were admitted to four-year colleges than men.
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