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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Civil Rights Questions

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Grade 5 Civil Rights
Voting districts are redrawn every 4 years.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Nine schools in Virginia were closed in order to prevent integration.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Only one teacher at William Frantz Elementary School agreed to teach Ruby Bridges.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
President Eisenhower had to federalize the Arkansas National Guard in order to allow the nine students attend school.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus had to order the National Guard to protect the Little Rock Nine when they first attended the previously all-white Little Rock Central High School.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
James Meredith was the first African American admitted to Texas A and M.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
The movement of large numbers of white families out of the cities to more homogenous suburbs so that their kids would not have to go to segregated urban schools is known as "white flight".
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Following the Brown v. Board decision, the town of Charleston in which state was the first school district in the former Confederacy to desegregate public schools?
  1. Florida
  2. Georgia
  3. Virginia
  4. Arkansas
Grade 5 Civil Rights
A supporter of women's rights, Frederick Douglass was the only African American invited to the Seneca Falls Convention.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
The 1971 Supreme Court case of Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education established          busing          as a means to force desegregation of schools.
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Who was the first African American to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans?
  1. Ernest Green
  2. Ruby Bridges
  3. Oliver Brown
  4. James Meredith
Grade 5 Civil Rights
           Cracking            is the splitting up of voters of one type into many different districts to ensure that they do not have a majority in any of them.
Grade 5 Civil Rights
The Supreme Court ruled that states are allowed to gerrymander districts for partisan purposes.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Districts in which most of the people living in them are members of a minority are called majority-minority districts.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Gerrymandering based on race is unconstitutional.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Packing is to create a district with a high concentration of one type of voters.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Having taught himself to read, Frederick Douglass, while working for William Freeland, taught the other slaves how to read the Bible.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Frederick Douglass was taught the alphabet by his master's sister-in-law.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Civil Rights
At the age of sixteen, Frederick Douglass put an end to his frequent whippings by winning a fight against which slave driver?
  1. Hugh Auld
  2. Edward Covey
  3. William Freeland
  4. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Grade 5 Civil Rights
Frederick Douglass was able to escape north to New York through the help of Anna Murray who provided him with funds and a disguise.
  1. True
  2. False
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