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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 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 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 11 Civil Rights
How long was the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
  1. one day
  2. one week
  3. one month
  4. on year
Grade 5 Civil Rights
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 2 Civil Rights
What sport did Jackie Robinson play?
  1. baseball
  2. soccer
  3. basketball
  4. hockey
Grade 4 Civil Rights
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 11 Civil Rights
In the 1960's members of the student nonviolent coordinating committee (SNCC) used sit ins primarily to do what?
  1. protest high college tuition costs
  2. promote the passage of the clean air act
  3. support voting rights for 18 year old citizens
  4. challenge racially segregated public facilities
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 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
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 5 Civil Rights
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