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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Civil Rights Questions

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Grade 5 Civil Rights
Who was the 14 year old negro boy from Chicago that was beaten, shot and thrown into the river by white men while visiting relatives in Mississippi?
  1. Emmitt Till
  2. Jame Chaney
  3. George Winston Lee
  4. Jimmie Lee Jackson
Grade 5 Civil Rights
A supporter of women's right and an American abolitionist.
  1. Lucretia Mott
  2. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Grade 5 Civil Rights
A women's suffrage leader who helped organize the first women's rights convention in 1848.
  1. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  2. Sojourner Truth
Grade 5 Civil Rights
An African American women who was asked to give up her seat on the bus to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama was
  1. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. Coreta King
  3. Michele Obama
  4. Rosa Parks
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Who was not instrumental in the first movement for women's suffrage?
  1. Lucretia Mott
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  4. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Who planned a nonviolent march in Washington DC to help convince Congress to pass the civil rights bill?
  1. Martin Luther King Jr.
  2. Thurgood Marshall
  3. Olaudah Equiano
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Rosa Parks was arrested here when she refused to giver up her seat on the bus. Also the site of a major bus boycott.
  1. Atlanta, GA
  2. Savannah, GA
  3. Pearl Harbor, HI
  4. Birmingham, AL
Grade 5 Civil Rights
A civil rights leader arrested for protesting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. Her actions helped end the segregation of public buses.
  1. Rosa Parks
  2. Sojourner Truth
  3. Martin Luther King Jr.
Grade 5 Civil Rights
A Minster and Civil Rights leader during the 1950s and 1960s; believed in peaceful protest.
  1. Martin Luther King Jr.
  2. Malcolm X
  3. Colin Powell
Grade 5 Civil Rights
The                Amendment to the Constitution gave women the right to vote, ratified in 1920.
  1. Fourteenth
  2. Fifteenth
  3. Nineteenth
Grade 5 Civil Rights
             Rosa Parks              refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery.
Grade 5 Civil Rights
College students used                 to protest against segregation in diners and at lunch counters.
  1. freedom rides
  2. death threats
  3. sit-ins
  4. speeches
Grade 5 Civil Rights
The "Jim Crow/Separate but Equal" laws were extremely fair to African Americans.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
A Civil Rights leader
  1. Malcolm X
  2. Martin Luther King
  3. Thurgood Marshall
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Why is Jackie Robinson important to the Civil Rights movement?
  1. He was the first African American to play in the Major League Baseball league.
  2. He gave a famous speech called "I Have a Dream".
  3. He refused to give his seat to a white person on a bus.
  4. He was the first African American Supreme Court justice.
Grade 5 Civil Rights
What was the name of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speech that he gave at the March on Washington in 1963?
Grade 5 Civil Rights
When protestors rode buses all across the South to protest segregation in train and bus stations, the bus trips were called                                          .
Grade 5 Civil Rights
What is the definition of segregation?
Grade 5 Civil Rights
What is discrimination?
Grade 5 Civil Rights
What is another group of people that organized themselves to get equality and fair treatment?
  1. Major League Baseball players
  2. United Farm Workers
  3. American Indian Movement
  4. both B and C
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