Quiz Me! - Era: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about the Civil Rights era. 1 / 10 What landmark piece of legislation banned racial discrimination in public accommodations such as restaurants and hotels? The Voting Rights Act of 1965 The Fair Housing Act of 1968 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 The Civil Rights Act of 1957 2 / 10 Which U.S. Supreme Court case struck down racial segregation in higher education (colleges)? Sweatt v. Painter Hernandez v. Texas Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v. Board of Education 3 / 10 After the passage of The American Indian Citizenship Act, many Native Americans… abandoned tribal citizenship in favor of U.S. citizenship felt the law was a violation of their sovereignty lobbied for a constitutional amendment left their tribal reservations 4 / 10 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 Expansion of Power Act Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Good Neighbor Policy Red Scare Resolution 5 / 10 Based upon the First Amendment freedom of assembly, Cesar Chavez founded what organization in 1962? United Auto Workers United Mine Workers of America National Farm Workers Association International Brotherhood of Teamsters 6 / 10 What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 accomplish? It ended gerrymandering based on political parties It created federal oversight of states’ discriminatory voting practices It granted suffrage to all African American males It required voters to produce a photo ID to discourage voter fraud 7 / 10 Who is known as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement? Susan B. Anthony Rosa Parks Elizabeth Cady Stanton Ruby Bridges 8 / 10 Delores Huerta saw the hunger and poverty associated with immigrant workers and their children. As a result she Worked to limit the power of collective bargaining rights Directed the national grape boycott Chaired the 1972 Republican National Convention Continued her work as a teacher 9 / 10 Which is not an effect of the work of Betty Friedan? Establishing the modern women’s movement The repeal of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution Laws that prohibited sex discrimination in the workplace The creation of the National Organization for Women 10 / 10 Thurgood Marshall was denied entrance to law school by Maryland’s university school of law because of his race. Once a lawyer, he successfully challenged this policy in which civil rights case? Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v. Board of Education Murray v. Pearson Dred Scott v. Sandford Your score is Try another 10!