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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 2 Civil Rights
What sport did Jackie Robinson play?
  1. baseball
  2. soccer
  3. basketball
  4. hockey
Grade 2 Civil Rights
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. went to college to become which of the following?
  1. Teacher
  2. Librarian
  3. Fireman
  4. Minister
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What was the court case that ended the separation of African Americans and whites in schools?
  1. Chambers v Florida
  2. Blacks v Whites
  3. Brown v Board of Education
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What did Thurgood Marshall do?
  1. He was a slave
  2. He was a lawyer and a judge
  3. He was a student
  4. He wanted better working conditions on farms
Grade 2 Civil Rights
A march is one kind of               
  1. pastor
  2. boycott
  3. law
  4. protest
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What did Cesar Chavez form?
  1. National Association for African Americans
  2. National Ranching Associtation
  3. National Farm Workers Association
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What is the name of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speech?
  1. "I want ice cream"
  2. "I have a dream"
  3. "I want things to change"
  4. "I have to go to sleep"
Grade 2 Civil Rights
Segregation means to                                                           
  1. treat others the way you want to be treated.
  2. shout at people
  3. separate people based on religion, race, or another reason.
  4. felt sadness after a death
Grade 2 Civil Rights
In 1954 Martin Luther King became a great football player.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Civil Rights
How did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fight for equal rights for African Americans?
  1. Organizing non-violent marches and a bus boycott.
  2. Throwing sticks and stones.
  3. Getting tanks and shooting white people.
  4. Painting on the walls of the city.
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What was Sojourner Truth?
  1. A slave at first, then an abolitionist
  2. A lawyer and a judge
  3. A slave owner
Grade 2 Civil Rights
An example of segregation is:
  1. African Americans and caucasians (whites) learning in the same classroom.
  2. Having different water fountains for African Americans and caucasians (whites).
  3. Everyone living in the same neighborhood regardless of the color of their skin is.
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What African American baseball player broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball?
  1. Ernie Davis
  2. Jackie Robinson
  3. Hank Aaron
  4. Babe Ruth
Grade 2 Civil Rights
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. went to college at the age of
  1. 18
  2. 5
  3. 15
  4. 17
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What was the name of the movement that Martin Luther King Jr. was a part of?
  1. The Civil War Movement
  2. The Civil Equality Movement
  3. The Civil Rights Movement
Grade 2 Civil Rights
Martin gave his famous speech at
  1. The White House
  2. The Lincoln Memorial
  3. Philadelphia, PA
  4. Atlanta, GA
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What was Sojourner Truth's real name?
  1. Sojourner Truth
  2. Isabella Baumfree
  3. Elizabeth Marshall
  4. Harriet Tubman
Grade 2 Civil Rights
The Civil Rights Movement took
  1. A few Days
  2. A week
  3. A month
  4. Many years
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. work as?
  1. Policeman
  2. Fireman
  3. Astronaut
  4. Minister
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