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Grade 12 Civil Rights
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Who led a voter registration drive in Selma, Alabama in 1965?
  1. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  2. Malcolm X
  3. Rosa Parks
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Movement of African Americans away from the South to the North,Midwest, and West that occurred from 1910-1960.What was this called?
  1. Great Migration
  2. Rust Belt to the Sun Belt
  3. Growth of Hispanic population
  4. Westward Expansion
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Grade 12 Civil Rights
What was accomplished with passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution?
  1. The right to vote for women
  2. The right to vote for African American men
  3. Prohibition of slavery
  4. Citizenship to African Americans
Grade 12 Civil Rights
A Sit-Down Strike is when...
  1. People sat on the back of the bus (Rosa Parks).
  2. We all go to Starbucks and sit down and have something to drink.
  3. employees sit down and cause a work stoppage at a place of employment.
  4. When the workers at Dunkin Donuts stop making pastries.
Grade 12 Civil Rights
This movement had its origins in 1950s and achieved many societal changes during the 1960s starting as a nonviolent movement.
  1. Civil Rights Movement
  2. Civil Disobedience Movement
  3. American Civil Liberties Movement
  4. Black Power Movement
Grade 12 Civil Rights
The use of nonviolence to change unjust laws is known by what term?
  1. civil rights
  2. civil disobedience
  3. civil obedience
  4. civil unrest
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Gay rights would be considered a form of
  1. due process
  2. civil rights
  3. civil law
  4. peripheral rights
Grade 12 Civil Rights
SNCC stands for                                          
  1. Student Next Committee Coordinating
  2. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  3. Stop Next Correct Clue
  4. School Next Cool Close
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Segregation by law is known by the following term:
  1. de jure segregation
  2. de facto segregation
  3. equal protection clause
  4. desegregation
Grade 12 Civil Rights

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Grade 12 Civil Rights
An economic ploy used to restrict the voting rights of targeted citizens.
  1. poll survey
  2. income tax
  3. suffrage tariff
  4. poll tax
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Identify the group most likely to support Jim Crow laws.
  1. N.A.A.C.P.
  2. Ku KLux Klan
  3. Jewish Anti-Defamtion League
  4. Nation of Islam
Grade 12 Civil Rights
A policy used to eliminate discrimination in employment and higher education.
  1. affirmative action
  2. positive action
  3. affirmation policy
  4. Jim Crow laws
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