Want to see correct answers?
Login or join for free!
  US History Worksheets
Looking for US History worksheets?
Check out our pre-made US History worksheets!
Share/Like This Page
Filter By Grade

You are browsing Grade 8 questions. View questions in All Grades.

Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12 College

Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Civil Rights Questions

You can create printable tests and worksheets from these Grade 8 Civil Rights questions! Select one or more questions using the checkboxes above each question. Then click the add selected questions to a test button before moving to another page.

1 2
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The National Women's Suffrage Association was founded by
  1. Lucretia Mott and Sojourner Truth.
  2. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and John Quincy Adams.
  3. Susan B. Anthony and Harriet Tubman
  4. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Which of the following rights did the women's rights movement NOT achieve for women during the 1800s?
  1. right to vote
  2. right to own property
  3. right of married women to keep their wages
  4. right to pursue higher education
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Which of the following was organized to address the issue of equal rights for women?
  1. the Underground Railroad
  2. the Seneca Falls Convention
  3. the temperance movement
  4. the abolitionist movement
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Delegates at the Seneca Falls Convention compared the women's rights movement to the
  1. American struggle for independence from Britain.
  2. temperance movement.
  3. abolitionist movement.
  4. War of 1812.
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Escaped from slavery and became a leader of the Abolitionist movement.
  1. Harriet Tubman
  2. Jefferson Davis
  3. Frederick Douglass
  4. Booker Washington
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The women's rights movement
  1. was a complete failure.
  2. was not necessary because women always had the same rights as men.
  3. brought attention to women's need for education.
  4. quickly succeeded at everything it attempted to do.
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Laws aimed at enforcing segregation in public places
  1. Tammany Hall
  2. Tenement
  3. Jim Crow Laws
  4. Ellis Island
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Muhammad Ali was striped of his boxing title and put in jail for what reason in the 1960's                                    ?
  1. Being to pretty and fast
  2. Hurting someone in a boxing match
  3. Comments he made about other boxers
  4. Refusing to go fight in Vietnam War
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Social reformer who founded hull house in Chicago:
  1. W.E.B. DuBois
  2. Jane Addams
  3. "boss" Tweed
  4. William Randolph Hearst
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The Ku Klux Klan
  1. was organized to prevent Blacks from asserting their equal rights.
  2. claimed to be the ghosts of Confederate soldiers.
  3. were responsible for beating and murdering hundreds of Blacks.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Grade 8 Civil Rights
African-American leader who worked to achieve equality
  1. Booker T. Washington
  2. W.E.B. Dubois
  3. Jane Addams
  4. Joseph Pulitzer
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Harriet Tubman was known as the "Moses" of her people because she...
  1. helped slaves escape from the South
  2. was instrumental in bringing about suffrage reform
  3. advocated emigration to Africa for Black people
  4. prganized mass civil rights demonstrations
  5. traveled as a lay minister preaching the gospel
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Which of the following was organized to address the issue of equal rights for women?
  1. the Underground Railroad
  2. the Seneca Falls Convention
  3. the temperance movement
  4. the abolitionist movement
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Which of the following rights did the women's rights movement NOT achieve for women during the 1800s?
  1. right to vote
  2. right to own property
  3. right of married women to keep their wages
  4. right to pursue higher education
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The women's rights movement
  1. was a complete failure.
  2. was not necessary because women always had the same rights as men.
  3. brought attention to women's need for education.
  4. quickly succeeded at everything it attempted to do.
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Which was the first state to allow African Americans to attend public schools?
  1. New York
  2. Massachusetts
  3. South Carolina
  4. Pennsylvania
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Who wrote a book about the cruelties of slavery that further divided the North and the South?
  1. Harriet Tubman
  2. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  3. John Brown
  4. Roger B. Taney
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Grade 8 Civil Rights
August 28, 2013: 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King's...
  1. "Jobs and Freedom" amendment
  2. 63th birthday
  3. Voting Rights March
  4. "I have a dream" speech
1 2
You need to have at least 5 reputation to vote a question down. Learn How To Earn Badges.