Quiz Me! - All Eras: People and Events Test your knowledge about the people and events in all eras. 1 / 10 Who chose to close his restaurant rather than comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964? Orval Faubus Lester Maddox Strom Thurmond George Wallace 2 / 10 When elected a United States Senator by the state of New York, this person became the first former First Lady to be elected as a U.S. government official Michelle Obama Hillary Clinton Ladybird Johnson Eleanor Roosevelt 3 / 10 What was the name of the first congress colonists attended to discuss new taxes imposed by Parliament? Albany Congress Stamp Act Congress Congress of the Committees of Correspondence First Continental Congress 4 / 10 Which best represents the nativist tensions that existed in the United States in the 1920s? Plessy v. Ferguson Scopes Trial Sacco and Vanzetti Trial Schenck v. U.S. 5 / 10 After working hard to pass the Nineteenth Amendment, Carrie Chapman Catt then founded the - settlement house, Hull House NWSA (National Woman Suffrage Association) Children’s Bureau League of Women Voters 6 / 10 How did Robert Johnson become the first African-American billionaire? He was instrumental in helping Bill Gates develop Microsoft Windows He stayed at Princeton University after graduating and became the university’s president He founded and eventually sold Black Entertainment Television (BET) He founded the American media conglomerate, Viacom 7 / 10 Which event involving Rosa Parks is considered to be one of the first major events of the civil rights movement during the 1950s? Montgomery Bus Boycott Bloody Sunday Freedom Rides March on Washington 8 / 10 Which best completes the outline above? Causes of migration around the late 19th century Causes and effects of the Dust Bowl New Deal Soil Conservation Service recommendations Farming conditions that prompted the Homestead Act 9 / 10 Time magazine once recognized Lionel Sosa as one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America. He most recently worked for which Republican political campaign? John McCain George W. Bush Ronald Regan Richard Nxon 10 / 10 Robert Morris spent so much of his own money for the Patriot cause that he was known as what? Secretary of Treasury Moneybags Financier of the American Revolution Funder of the Patriot Cause Your score is Try another 10!