Quiz Me! - Era: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about the Civil Rights era. 1 / 10 Orbal Faubus was the Governor of Arkansas from 1955 to 1967. During his time in office he Asked President Eisenhower to aid in the integration of the public school system in Arkansas Promoted Civil Rights for the citizens of Arkansas through public programs and education Was not afraid to disrupt the status quo and ordered Arkansas schools to desegregate Used the Arkansas National Guard to stop African-American students from school integration 2 / 10 Often seen as the founder of the modern conservative movement within the Republican Party, Barry Goldwater lost in a landslide election to which U.S. President? Bill Clinton Harry Truman John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson 3 / 10 Executive Order 10730 was signed to… enforce court orders to allow the integration of Little Rock High School desegregate the United States Military prevent racial integration at The University of Mississippi ban protests at lunch counters in Greensboro, North Carolina 4 / 10 Hector P. Garcia’s American GI Forum focused on all of the following except: Public housing Repatriation back to Mexico Veteran’s benefits for Mexican Americans Education 5 / 10 What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 accomplish? It ended gerrymandering based on political parties It granted suffrage to all African American males It created federal oversight of states’ discriminatory voting practices It required voters to produce a photo ID to discourage voter fraud 6 / 10 What founding documents influenced Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech? The Bill of Rights & The Writ of Habeas Corpus The Magna Carta & The Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence & The U.S. Constitution The U.S. Constitution & The Federalist Papers 7 / 10 In his open letter rebuking eight clergymen who opposed his views on civil rights, Martin Luther King, Jr. urged people to take part in... Nonviolent civil disobedience Protests against unfair hiring practices Segregation ordinances A march in Selma, Alabama 8 / 10 Which U.S. Supreme Court case struck down racial segregation in higher education (colleges)? Sweatt v. Painter Brown v. Board of Education Hernandez v. Texas Plessy v. Ferguson 9 / 10 Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat for an Anglo passenger prompted all of the following except: A push for civil rights which led to civil rights legislation The Montgomery Bus Boycott New laws that entrenched segregation into American society Her arrest for for non-compliance with Alabama laws 10 / 10 Delores Huerta saw the hunger and poverty associated with immigrant workers and their children. As a result she Chaired the 1972 Republican National Convention Continued her work as a teacher Worked to limit the power of collective bargaining rights Directed the national grape boycott Your score is Try another 10!