Quiz Me! - Era: Civil Rights

Test your knowledge about the Civil Rights era.

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Which governor ordered his state’s National Guard to stop nine young African-American students from integrating Little Rock High School?

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What was one effect of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education?

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What landmark piece of legislation banned racial discrimination in public accommodations such as restaurants and hotels?

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With whom did Delores Huerta work to further the civil rights of others?

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In his opinions as Supreme Court Justice, which of the following was a Constitutional interpretation of Hugo Black?

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In her 1963 book, The Feminie Mystique, Betty Friedan attributed her views on the the plight of women to

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As a Supreme Court Justice, Hugo Black was a strict constructionist. Black’s belief that the Fourteenth Amendment required state governments to include all of the protections granted in the Bill of Rights is known as

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Who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, often referred to as the Great Dissenter?

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Under what authority did Congress pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

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In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked Congress for expanded war powers to fight the spread of communism in Vietnam. This was known as the

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