Quiz Me! - People: Civil Rights

Test your knowledge about people in the Civil Rights era!

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In Hernandez v. Texas, why did the lower court rule that Pete Hernandez was not being discriminated against? (The Supreme Court later agreed to review this decision and struck it down.)

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Who is known as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement?

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Executive Order 10730 was signed to…

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Who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, often referred to as the Great Dissenter?

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Orbal Faubus was the Governor of Arkansas from 1955 to 1967. During his time in office he

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George Wallace’s third-party presidential campaign garnered 46 electoral votes - the most by a third-party candidate since 1948. This performance impacted the race and helped defeat which candidate?

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Which of the following is true about Cesar Chavez?

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Which is not an effect of the work of Betty Friedan?

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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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With whom did Delores Huerta work to further the civil rights of others?

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