Quiz Me! - Documents/Cases: Civil Rights

Test your knowledge about documents and Supreme Court cases in the Civil Rights era!

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Which landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision struck down racial discrimination in jury selections?

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After a decade of recommendations by joint congressional commissions and President Truman’s administration, Congress eventually passed the _______________________, a modest attempt to address racial inequities.

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

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

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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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Where did Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaim, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.’”

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What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 accomplish?

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In his open letter rebuking eight clergymen who opposed his views on civil rights, Martin Luther King, Jr. urged people to take part in...

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Which landmark U.S. Supreme Court case overruled the “separate but equal” doctrine?

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What is the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Sweatt v. Painter?

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