Quiz Me! - People: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about people in the Civil Rights era! 1 / 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? Lyndon B. Johnson Bill Clinton John F. Kennedy Harry Truman 2 / 10 Delores Huerta saw the hunger and poverty associated with immigrant workers and their children. As a result she Chaired the 1972 Republican National Convention Worked to limit the power of collective bargaining rights Directed the national grape boycott Continued her work as a teacher 3 / 10 Which of the following is true about Cesar Chavez? He led the resistance to the practice of boycotting of goods and products He fought against the unionization of workers He took responsibility for his family and became a farm worker at a young age He grew in an affluent family and did not experience the hardships of the Great Depression 4 / 10 The Black Panthers were A radical group with a revolutionary agenda to stop oppression of African Americans An integral part of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s nonviolent approach in the fight for civil rights A group of politicians accused by Joseph McCarthy of promoting communism An African-American military unit that fought in World War II 5 / 10 Under what authority did Congress pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964? “the commerce clause” - Article 1, Section 8 “the due process clause” - 5th Amendment “the equal protection clause” - 14th Amendment “the necessary and proper clause” - Article 1, Section 8 6 / 10 The Black Panthers advocated for all of the following except: A nonviolent approach to protest and dissent African-American self-sufficiency through increased employment and housing opportunities Providing daycare, medical clinics, and other services to the African-American community Armed self-defense to help end black oppression 7 / 10 Who chose to close his restaurant rather than comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964? Strom Thurmond George Wallace Lester Maddox Orval Faubus 8 / 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 ordered the arrest of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus held a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. issued an executive order bringing the Arkansas National Guard under federal control 9 / 10 After the passage of The American Indian Citizenship Act, many Native Americans… left their tribal reservations felt the law was a violation of their sovereignty lobbied for a constitutional amendment abandoned tribal citizenship in favor of U.S. citizenship 10 / 10 Which governor ordered his state’s National Guard to stop nine young African-American students from integrating Little Rock High School? Rick Perry Mike Huckabee Bill Clinton Orval Faubus Your score is Try another 10!