Quiz Me! - People: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about people in the Civil Rights era! 1 / 10 The Civil Rights Act of 1957 was… the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction Signed by President Eisenhower a response to pressure from African American veterans of WWII NONE of the above ALL of the above 2 / 10 “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever” was a proclamation of which politician in his gubernatorial inauguration speech? Lester Maddox George Wallace Ronald Regan Barry Golwater 3 / 10 Delores Huerta saw the hunger and poverty associated with immigrant workers and their children. As a result she Continued her work as a teacher Chaired the 1972 Republican National Convention Directed the national grape boycott Worked to limit the power of collective bargaining rights 4 / 10 This document written by Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered the manifesto of the civil rights movement “I Have a Dream” speech Civil Rights Act of 1964 Letter from a Birmingham Jail Fourteenth Amendment 5 / 10 Who was the first Mexican American to receive the American Medal of Freedom? Hector P. Garcia Henry Bonilla Cesar Chavez Sonia Sotomayor 6 / 10 The Black Panthers were A group of politicians accused by Joseph McCarthy of promoting communism A radical group with a revolutionary agenda to stop oppression of African Americans An African-American military unit that fought in World War II An integral part of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s nonviolent approach in the fight for civil rights 7 / 10 Which of the following is true about Cesar Chavez? He grew in an affluent family and did not experience the hardships of the Great Depression He took responsibility for his family and became a farm worker at a young age He led the resistance to the practice of boycotting of goods and products He fought against the unionization of workers 8 / 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... Nonviolent civil disobedience Protests against unfair hiring practices A march in Selma, Alabama Segregation ordinances 9 / 10 Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat for an Anglo passenger prompted all of the following except: Her arrest for for non-compliance with Alabama laws New laws that entrenched segregation into American society The Montgomery Bus Boycott A push for civil rights which led to civil rights legislation 10 / 10 Who is known as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement? Elizabeth Cady Stanton Rosa Parks Ruby Bridges Susan B. Anthony Your score is Try another 10!