Quiz Me! - People: Civil Rights

Test your knowledge about people in the Civil Rights era!

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Who is the author of the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail?”

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Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat for an Anglo passenger prompted all of the following except:

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After a decade of recommendations by joint congressional commissions and President Truman’s administration, Congress eventually passed the _______________________, a modest attempt to address racial inequities.

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

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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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Prior to The American Indian Citizenship Act,...

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Hector P. Garcia’s American GI Forum focused on all of the following except:

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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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Which governor ordered his state’s National Guard to stop nine young African-American students from integrating Little Rock High School?

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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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