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Grade 2 Civil Rights
On what date was Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated?
  1. April 16, 1659
  2. April 5, 2011
  3. January 09, 1966
  4. April 4, 1968
  5. May 22, 2003
Grade 8 Civil Rights
In 1952, Medgar Evers joined which organization to advocate for civil rights?
  1. Council of Federated Organizations
  2. Regional Council of Negro Leadership
  3. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  4. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Grade 6 Civil Rights
In what city and state did the arrest of Rosa Parks take place?
  1. Montgomery, Alabama
  2. Birmingham, Alabama
  3. Selma, Alabama
  4. Atlanta, Georgia
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Grade 11 Civil Rights
How long was the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
  1. one day
  2. one week
  3. one month
  4. on year
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s first major leadership role during the Civil Rights Movement came during which event?
  1. March on Washington
  2. Montgomery Bus Boycott
  3. Watergate
  4. Selma to Montgomery March
Grade 8 Civil Rights
What was the name of the civil rights organization Martin Luther King, Jr. helped found in 1957?
  1. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  2. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  3. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  4. Coordinating Council for Community Organizations
Grade 10 Civil Rights
What role did the Little Rock Nine Crisis play in the broader Civil Rights Movement?
  1. It led to the creation of the NAACP
  2. It marked the end of segregation in all public facilities
  3. It showcased the challenges and violence faced by African American activists
  4. It inspired the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Grade 10 Civil Rights
The Little Rock Nine Crisis was a pivotal event during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. What was the main focus of this event?
  1. Voting rights for African Americans
  2. Desegregation of public schools
  3. Anti-discrimination laws for employment
  4. Fair housing practices
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What sport did Jackie Robinson play?
  1. baseball
  2. soccer
  3. basketball
  4. hockey
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Grade 10 Civil Rights
The Little Rock Nine were a group of African American students who were the first to integrate which high school?
  1. Central High School
  2. Jefferson High School
  3. Lincoln High School
  4. Washington High School
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Before 1821, why did many slaves flee south to Florida?
  1. Florida was a free state.
  2. Florida ignored the Fugitive Slave laws.
  3. From Florida they could sail to South America.
  4. Florida belonged to Spain which already abolished slavery.
Grade 8 Civil Rights
What event prompted Medgar Evers to apply for law school at the University of Mississippi?
  1. The Greensboro Sit-ins
  2. The murder of Emmett Till
  3. The Montgomery Bus Boycott
  4. The Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The Congress on Racial Equality and the                                                          sponsored the first Freedom Ride.
  1. National Association for the Advancement of Color People
  2. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  3. American Equal Rights Association
  4. Anti Defamation League
Grade 4 Civil Rights
The number of escaping slaves on the Underground Railroad increased after the passage of which law?
  1. Slave Trade Act
  2. Confiscation Act
  3. Fugitive Slave Act
  4. Northwest Ordinance
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