Quiz Me! - Era: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about the Civil Rights era. 1 / 10 Which governor ordered his state’s National Guard to stop nine young African-American students from integrating Little Rock High School? Rick Perry Bill Clinton Mike Huckabee Orval Faubus 2 / 10 What was one effect of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education? Creation of the NAACP It overruled Plessy v. Ferguson It overruled Hernandez v. Texas Immediate desegregation in the south 3 / 10 What landmark piece of legislation banned racial discrimination in public accommodations such as restaurants and hotels? The Fair Housing Act of 1968 The Civil Rights Act of 1957 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 4 / 10 With whom did Delores Huerta work to further the civil rights of others? Rosa Park Cesar Chavez Martin Luther King, Jr. George W. Bush 5 / 10 In his opinions as Supreme Court Justice, which of the following was a Constitutional interpretation of Hugo Black? That obscene speech cannot be banned by government That it provides citizens with a fundamental right to privacy That national security does not allow the government to withhold sensitive information That it provides a strict separation of church and state 6 / 10 In her 1963 book, The Feminie Mystique, Betty Friedan attributed her views on the the plight of women to An abundance of women elected throughout the United States to political offices Women being judged on the merits of their husband and children rather than themselves The passing of the Equal Rights Amendment in the United States The inclusion of women as equal employees in the work environment 7 / 10 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 Living Constitution Constructionist doctrine Total validation Total incorporation 8 / 10 Who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, often referred to as the Great Dissenter? Clarence Thomas Warren Burger Thurgood Marshall Earl Warren 9 / 10 Under what authority did Congress pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964? “the necessary and proper clause” - Article 1, Section 8 “the due process clause” - 5th Amendment “the equal protection clause” - 14th Amendment “the commerce clause” - Article 1, Section 8 10 / 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 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Red Scare Resolution Good Neighbor Policy Expansion of Power Act Your score is Try another 10!