Quiz Me! - Documents/Cases: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about documents and Supreme Court cases in the Civil Rights era! 1 / 10 Which landmark U.S. Supreme Court case overruled the “separate but equal” doctrine? Plessy v. Ferguson Sweatt v. Painter Brown v. Board of Education Hernandez v. Texas 2 / 10 What founding documents influenced Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech? The Declaration of Independence & The U.S. Constitution The Magna Carta & The Declaration of Independence The Bill of Rights & The Writ of Habeas Corpus The U.S. Constitution & The Federalist Papers 3 / 10 Who is the author of the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail?” Ralph Waldo Emerson Chief Justice Earl Warren Martin Luther King, Jr. Henry David Thoreau 4 / 10 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. Voting Rights Act of 1965 Executive Order 10730 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1957 5 / 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 6 / 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 proposed a bill to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education ordered the arrest of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus 7 / 10 What was one effect of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education? It overruled Hernandez v. Texas It overruled Plessy v. Ferguson Creation of the NAACP Immediate desegregation in the south 8 / 10 Executive Order 10730 was signed to… prevent racial integration at The University of Mississippi ban protests at lunch counters in Greensboro, North Carolina desegregate the United States Military enforce court orders to allow the integration of Little Rock High School 9 / 10 What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 accomplish? It ended gerrymandering based on political parties It granted suffrage to all African American males It required voters to produce a photo ID to discourage voter fraud It created federal oversight of states’ discriminatory voting practices 10 / 10 Prior to The American Indian Citizenship Act,... Native Americans had gained full citizenship status through the 14th Amendment Native Americans were subject to inconsistencies in state laws regarding citizenship Native Americans were not allowed to serve in the U.S. military Native Americans had to surrender their tribal citizenship Your score is Try another 10!