Quiz Me! - Era: Civil Rights

Test your knowledge about the Civil Rights era.

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After defying law that required desegregation, Lester Maddox used the publicity to

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Based upon the First Amendment freedom of assembly, Cesar Chavez founded what organization in 1962?

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Prior to The American Indian Citizenship Act,...

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Orbal Faubus was the Governor of Arkansas from 1955 to 1967. During his time in office he

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This document written by Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered the manifesto of the civil rights movement

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The addition of Medicare to the Social Security Act, the Voting Rights Act, and additional welfare programs were part of Lyndon B. Johnson’s

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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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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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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?

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Who is the author of the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail?”

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