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 NONE of the above a response to pressure from African American veterans of WWII Signed by President Eisenhower ALL of the above 2 / 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? proposed a bill to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education issued an executive order bringing the Arkansas National Guard under federal control ordered the arrest of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus held a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. 3 / 10 Who was the first Mexican American to receive the American Medal of Freedom? Sonia Sotomayor Hector P. Garcia Henry Bonilla Cesar Chavez 4 / 10 Delores Huerta saw the hunger and poverty associated with immigrant workers and their children. As a result she Worked to limit the power of collective bargaining rights Chaired the 1972 Republican National Convention Directed the national grape boycott Continued her work as a teacher 5 / 10 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 Red Scare Resolution Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Good Neighbor Policy Expansion of Power Act 6 / 10 Executive Order 10730 was signed to… 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 prevent racial integration at The University of Mississippi 7 / 10 Based upon the First Amendment freedom of assembly, Cesar Chavez founded what organization in 1962? National Farm Workers Association United Auto Workers International Brotherhood of Teamsters United Mine Workers of America 8 / 10 After the passage of The American Indian Citizenship Act, many Native Americans… left their tribal reservations abandoned tribal citizenship in favor of U.S. citizenship felt the law was a violation of their sovereignty lobbied for a constitutional amendment 9 / 10 Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat for an Anglo passenger prompted all of the following except: New laws that entrenched segregation into American society The Montgomery Bus Boycott A push for civil rights which led to civil rights legislation Her arrest for for non-compliance with Alabama laws 10 / 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 fought against the unionization of workers 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 Your score is Try another 10!