Quiz Me! - People: Civil Rights

Test your knowledge about people in the Civil Rights era!

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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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This document written by Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered the manifesto of the civil rights movement

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As a Supreme Court Justice, Hugo Black was a strict constructionist. Black’s belief that the Fourteenth Amendment required state governments to include all of the protections granted in the Bill of Rights is known as

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Often seen as the founder of the modern conservative movement within the Republican Party, Barry Goldwater lost in a landslide election to which U.S. President?

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“Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever” was a proclamation of which politician in his gubernatorial inauguration speech?

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Thurgood Marshall was denied entrance to law school by Maryland’s university school of law because of his race. Once a lawyer, he successfully challenged this policy in which civil rights case?

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The addition of Medicare to the Social Security Act, the Voting Rights Act, and additional welfare programs were part of Lyndon B. Johnson’s

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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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The Black Panthers advocated for all of the following except:

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In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked Congress for expanded war powers to fight the spread of communism in Vietnam. This was known as the

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