Quiz Me! - Documents/Cases: Civil Rights

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

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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 did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 accomplish?

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In Hernandez v. Texas, why did the lower court rule that Pete Hernandez was not being discriminated against? (The Supreme Court later agreed to review this decision and struck it down.)

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What did President Eisenhower do to prevent the Governor of Arkansas from blocking nine African American students from entering a formerly all-white public school?

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

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The Civil Rights Act of 1957 was…

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

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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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