Quiz Me! - Documents/Cases: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about documents and Supreme Court cases in the Civil Rights era! 1 / 10 What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 accomplish? It required voters to produce a photo ID to discourage voter fraud It created federal oversight of states’ discriminatory voting practices It ended gerrymandering based on political parties It granted suffrage to all African American males 2 / 10 Prior to The American Indian Citizenship Act,... Native Americans were subject to inconsistencies in state laws regarding citizenship Native Americans had gained full citizenship status through the 14th Amendment Native Americans had to surrender their tribal citizenship Native Americans were not allowed to serve in the U.S. military 3 / 10 What landmark piece of legislation banned racial discrimination in public accommodations such as restaurants and hotels? The Civil Rights Act of 1964 The Civil Rights Act of 1957 The Fair Housing Act of 1968 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 4 / 10 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? held a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. issued an executive order bringing the Arkansas National Guard under federal control ordered the arrest of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus proposed a bill to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education 5 / 10 Which landmark U.S. Supreme Court case overruled the “separate but equal” doctrine? Hernandez v. Texas Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v. Board of Education Sweatt v. Painter 6 / 10 Who is the author of the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail?” Martin Luther King, Jr. Ralph Waldo Emerson Chief Justice Earl Warren Henry David Thoreau 7 / 10 What was one effect of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education? Creation of the NAACP Immediate desegregation in the south It overruled Plessy v. Ferguson It overruled Hernandez v. Texas 8 / 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 9 / 10 In his open letter rebuking eight clergymen who opposed his views on civil rights, Martin Luther King, Jr. urged people to take part in... Segregation ordinances Protests against unfair hiring practices Nonviolent civil disobedience A march in Selma, Alabama 10 / 10 What founding documents influenced Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech? The U.S. Constitution & The Federalist Papers The Bill of Rights & The Writ of Habeas Corpus The Magna Carta & The Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence & The U.S. Constitution Your score is Try another 10!