Civil Rights
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by Patrick Walsh
| 15 Questions
1
1
The sit-in movement began in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1960.
True
False
2
1
The Brown v. Board of Education overturned the concept of "separate but equal" originally established in Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896
True
False
3
1
The Brown v. Board of Education decision was quickly implemented without resistance in southern states.
True
False
4
1
Jim Crow laws allowed institutionalized or legal discrimination.
True
False
5
1
The Little Rock Nine rode on segregated busses to end segregation.
True
False
6
1
Rosa Parks arrest inspired the Montgomery Bus Boycotts .
True
False
7
1
Emmitt Till was from Mississippi visiting Chicago when he was killed.
True
False
8
1
The mother of Emmitt Till chose to have a closed casket funeral.
True
False
9
1
James Meredith was the first black student enrolled at Florida State.
True
False
10
1
The peaceful demonstrators in Birmingham were chased off the streets by police dogs and fire hoses.
True
False
11
1
Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream speech" happened in Little Rock Arkansas
True
False
12
1
President Roosevelt signed the Civil Rights Bill of 1964
True
False
13
1
The NAACP was a group started to end race based discrimination.
True
False
14
1
The Sit ins were an attempt to intergrate schools.
True
False
15
1
Governor Wallace, Governor Fabus and Bull Connor were all leaders of the Civil Rights Movement.
True
False
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