Quiz Me! - People: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about people in the Civil Rights era! 1 / 10 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.) Because Mexican Americans were able to use the all-white restrooms Because Mexican Americans were able to own property Because Mexican Americans were receiving enough education Because Mexican Americans were classified as “white” under Texas law 2 / 10 Who is known as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement? Ruby Bridges Elizabeth Cady Stanton Rosa Parks Susan B. Anthony 3 / 10 Executive Order 10730 was signed to… enforce court orders to allow the integration of Little Rock High School ban protests at lunch counters in Greensboro, North Carolina prevent racial integration at The University of Mississippi desegregate the United States Military 4 / 10 Who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, often referred to as the Great Dissenter? Thurgood Marshall Clarence Thomas Earl Warren Warren Burger 5 / 10 Orbal Faubus was the Governor of Arkansas from 1955 to 1967. During his time in office he Asked President Eisenhower to aid in the integration of the public school system in Arkansas Used the Arkansas National Guard to stop African-American students from school integration Was not afraid to disrupt the status quo and ordered Arkansas schools to desegregate Promoted Civil Rights for the citizens of Arkansas through public programs and education 6 / 10 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? Jimmy Carter Richard Nixon Herbert Humphrey Lyndon B. Johnson 7 / 10 Which of the following is true about Cesar Chavez? He fought against the unionization of workers He led the resistance to the practice of boycotting of goods and products 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 8 / 10 Which is not an effect of the work of Betty Friedan? The repeal of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution Establishing the modern women’s movement The creation of the National Organization for Women Laws that prohibited sex discrimination in the workplace 9 / 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? Murray v. Pearson Brown v. Board of Education Dred Scott v. Sandford Plessy v. Ferguson 10 / 10 With whom did Delores Huerta work to further the civil rights of others? George W. Bush Cesar Chavez Martin Luther King, Jr. Rosa Park Your score is Try another 10!