Quiz Me! - People: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about people in the Civil Rights era! 1 / 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. 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 2 / 10 This document written by Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered the manifesto of the civil rights movement Fourteenth Amendment Letter from a Birmingham Jail “I Have a Dream” speech Civil Rights Act of 1964 3 / 10 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 Total validation Living Constitution Constructionist doctrine Total incorporation 4 / 10 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? Harry Truman Bill Clinton Lyndon B. Johnson John F. Kennedy 5 / 10 “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever” was a proclamation of which politician in his gubernatorial inauguration speech? Barry Golwater Lester Maddox George Wallace Ronald Regan 6 / 10 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? Dred Scott v. Sandford Brown v. Board of Education Plessy v. Ferguson Murray v. Pearson 7 / 10 The addition of Medicare to the Social Security Act, the Voting Rights Act, and additional welfare programs were part of Lyndon B. Johnson’s Legislative work as a U.S. Senator Great Society Contract with America New Deal 8 / 10 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.’” Marching in San Francisco, California From a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 9 / 10 The Black Panthers advocated for all of the following except: African-American self-sufficiency through increased employment and housing opportunities Armed self-defense to help end black oppression A nonviolent approach to protest and dissent Providing daycare, medical clinics, and other services to the African-American community 10 / 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 Expansion of Power Act Good Neighbor Policy Red Scare Resolution Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Your score is Try another 10!