Quiz Me! - People: Civil Rights Test your knowledge about people in the Civil Rights era! 1 / 10 This document written by Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered the manifesto of the civil rights movement Letter from a Birmingham Jail Fourteenth Amendment Civil Rights Act of 1964 “I Have a Dream” speech 2 / 10 The Black Panthers advocated for all of the following except: Armed self-defense to help end black oppression Providing daycare, medical clinics, and other services to the African-American community African-American self-sufficiency through increased employment and housing opportunities A nonviolent approach to protest and dissent 3 / 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 Good Neighbor Policy Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Expansion of Power Act Red Scare Resolution 4 / 10 Who was the first Mexican American to receive the American Medal of Freedom? Hector P. Garcia Sonia Sotomayor Henry Bonilla Cesar Chavez 5 / 10 What landmark piece of legislation banned racial discrimination in public accommodations such as restaurants and hotels? The Fair Housing Act of 1968 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 The Civil Rights Act of 1957 6 / 10 Who is known as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement? Rosa Parks Susan B. Anthony Elizabeth Cady Stanton Ruby Bridges 7 / 10 Based upon the First Amendment freedom of assembly, Cesar Chavez founded what organization in 1962? United Auto Workers United Mine Workers of America International Brotherhood of Teamsters National Farm Workers Association 8 / 10 Who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, often referred to as the Great Dissenter? Warren Burger Thurgood Marshall Clarence Thomas Earl Warren 9 / 10 After defying law that required desegregation, Lester Maddox used the publicity to Successfully run for the office of Governor of Georgia Run for the U.S. Senate Change course and embrace desegregation in his place of business Open more restaurants that continued to segregate patrons 10 / 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? issued an executive order bringing the Arkansas National Guard under federal control proposed a bill to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education held a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. ordered the arrest of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus Your score is Try another 10!