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Treatment of demonstrators by the Birmingham police
a) angered most Americans.
b) was praised by President Kennedy.
c) ended the demonstration.
d) was controlled by federal marshals.

The Black Panthers wanted African Americans to
a) end the urban riots.
b) lead their own communities.
c) practice nonviolent protest.
d) join interracial groups.

Which of the following leaders were assassinated in 1968?
a) Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy
b) Robert Kennedy and Malcolm X
c) Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X
d) James Baldwin and Robert Kennedy

All of the following resulted from the civil rights movement except
a) making segregation illegal.
b) opening the political process to more African Americans.
c) eliminating poverty in the United States.
d) giving African Americans a new sense of ethnic pride.

Under the leadership of Stokely Carmichael, SNCC became
a) somewhat more religious.
b) more open to white Americans.
c) increasingly militant.
d) less violent.

The highlight of the March on Washington was
a) President Kennedy’s opening remarks.
b) the appearance of Vice President Johnson.
c) the singing of “We Shall Overcome.”
d) Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

Freedom Summer and the Selma March both called attention to African Americans’ lack of
a) food.
b) employment.
c) voting rights.
d) strong leaders.

Unlike the early civil rights leaders, Malcolm X believed strongly that
a) the races should be separated.
b) African Americans should copy whites.
c) schools should be fully integrated.
d) African Americans should move to Mecca.

The brutality against African Americans in Birmingham prompted Kennedy to
a) vote for a fair housing bill.
b) propose a strong civil rights bill.
c) jail several southern Democratic leaders.
d) release Martin Luther King, Jr., on bail.

The person who wrote the famous “Letter from Birmingham Jail” was
a) Eugene “Bull” Connor.
b) James Meredith.
c) Martin Luther King, Jr.
d) John Lewis.

The success at Birmingham proved the effectiveness of
a) nonviolent protest.
b) the civil rights movement.
c) segregation.
d) sit-ins.

James Meredith advanced the cause of civil rights when he
a) tried to enroll at Ole Miss.
b) opened an integrated lunch counter.
c) organized the Freedom Rides.
d) became an air force officer.

After Freedom Riders were violently attacked in Alabama, they
a) moved the protest to Chicago.
b) armed themselves for protection.
c) abandoned the protest.
d) received federal protection.

For participants, the form of protest known as the sit-in often led to
a) free meals.
b) debates with CORE activists.
c) time spent in jail.
d) long bus rides.

The Freedom Rides were organized to test
a) a Supreme Court decision.
b) the safety of buses.
c) a congressional decree.
d) the character of local police officers.

Martin Luther King, Jr., influenced by Gandhi, believed in
a) “an eye for an eye.”
b) violent revolution.
c) nonviolent protest.
d) fighting back only if struck first.

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was organized by
a) young African Americans.
b) African American clergymen.
c) pacifists.
d) white businessmen and African American businessmen.

The SCLC shifted the focus of the civil rights movement from
a) the South to the North.
b) church leaders to college students.
c) political to economic goals.
d) the North to the South.

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