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1954 Supreme Court decision that declared segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional.
a) Brown v. Board of Education
b) Miranda v. Arizona
c) The Dred Scott case
d) Plessy v. Ferguson

13 months protest of Rosa Parks' arrest, resulting in an end of segregation on city buses.
a) March on Washington
b) Montgomery Bus Boycott
c) Selma March
d) Freedom Rides

President Eisenhower sent U.S. troops to make sure that these students were allowed to attend the previously all white Central High School.
a) Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks
b) Birmingham Children's Marchers
c) Ruby Bridges
d) Little Rock Nine

A form of peaceful protest in which people occupied seats in segregated facilities such as lunch counters.
a) boycott
b) picketing
c) sit ins
d) vandalism

Because adults became unwilling to risk arrest, children were recruited to participate in nonviolent protests in this most-segregated of southern cities.
a) Children and teens
b) Senior citizens
c) Prisoners
d) Police officers and fire fighters

250,000 protesters showed up to listen to MLK's I Have a Dream speech and pressure Congress to pass a Civil Rights laws.
a) Montgomery Bus Boycott
b) Birmingham Protests
c) March on Washington
d) Selma March

This outlawed racial discrimination and segregation in schools, workplaces, and public places
a) 13th Amendment
b) Voting Rights Act of 1965
c) 19th Amendment
d) Civil Rights Act of 1964

This made it illegal for state and local governments to pass laws causing racial discrimination in voting rights, such as poll taxes and literacy tests.
a) Voting Rights Act of 1965
b) Civil Rights Act of 1964
c) 15th Amendment
d) 19th Amendment

Martin Luther King liked this kind of protest because he felt it would help convince the public of the rightness of the civil rights cause.
a) Vandalism
b) Riots
c) Nonviolent resistence
d) Looting

Which U.S. president sent federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas to make sure 9 African American students could attend previously all white Central High School?
a) Lyndon Johnson
b) Harry Truman
c) John F. Kennedy
d) Dwight Eisenhower

During which event did MLK give his famous I Have a Dream speech?
a) March on Washington
b) Montgomery Bus Boycott
c) Selma March
d) Birmingham Children's March

What term is used to describe the separation of groups of people based on skin color?
a) prohibition
b) segregation
c) abolition
d) anti-Semitism

Why did many African Americans hesitate to speak out against discrimination?
a) they were afraid of losing their jobs
b) they liked segregated schools
c) they didn't want to be able to vote
d) they preferred separate restrooms

During which event did Martin Luther King, Jr. become a leader of the Civil Rights Movement?
a) Freedom Rides
b) March on Washington
c) Montgomery Bus Boycott
d) Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit in

Which event helped convince Congress to pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965?
a) Selma March
b) Montgomery Bus Boycott
c) Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit in
d) Freedom Rides

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