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Which event during the Civil Rights era did the most to focus the attention of white Americans on the struggles of African Americans in the South? assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. murder of volunteers during Freedom Summer assault on Freedom Riders in Alabama assassination of Medgar Evers in Mississippi
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I think a or b
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Which event during the Civil Rights era did the most to focus the attention of white Americans on the struggles of African Americans in the South? assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. <------ murder of volunteers during Freedom Summer assault on Freedom Riders in Alabama assassination of Medgar Evers in Mississippi Points earned on this question: 0
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The Selma Voting Rights Campaign had the same goal as which Civil Rights actions? Freedom Summer <---- March on Washington Woolworth Counter Sit-ins Montgomery Bus Boycott Points earned on this question: 4 The quote below is from Lyndon Johnson in 1964. “Poverty must not be a bar to learning, and learning must offer an escape from poverty.” What other element did Johnson believe must be addressed to end poverty? Medicaid Racial Inequality <--- Social Security Age Discrimination Points earned on this question: 4 Which Civil Rights policy occurred during President Kennedy's term of office? end of segregated schools <---- passage of the Voting Rights Act desegregation of the U.S. military beginning of affirmative action Points earned on this question: 0 James Farmer was responsible for organizing which of these? Freedom Rides <----- Freedom Summer March on Washington Montgomery Bus Boycott Points earned on this question: 4

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Which organization also belongs on this diagram? Black Panther Party <----- American Civil Liberties Union National Organization of Women Southern Christian Leadership Conference Points earned on this question: 0 Which example of media communication is indirectly related to Great Society programs? USA Today Cable News Network World Wide Web Sesame Street <---- Points earned on this question: 7 Both the Civil Rights movement and the women's rights movement organized protests to raise public awareness about discrimination against minorities and women. How did the tactics of the Civil Rights movement differ from those of the women's rights movement? The Civil Rights movement remained entirely peaceful, while the women's rights movement sometimes turned to violence. The Civil Rights movement gradually became more radical, while the women's rights movement gradually became more moderate. The Civil Rights movement frequently used direct actions, while the women's rights movement frequently used symbolic protests. The Civil Rights movement focused on convincing political leaders to change, while the women's rights movement focused on convincing the public to change. <----- Points earned on this question: 0 Why would "achieving economic equality for women" complete this diagram? Women workers had traditionally faced the issue of unequal pay for the same work. Women had not been able to enter the workforce since the end of World War II. Women paid higher taxes on their income than men in the same jobs. <----- Women were considered equal in all other measures of social standing. Points earned on this question: 0 (meant to hit B) The information on the map supports which of these conclusions? The ERA would have passed if the states that ratified it in one house had passed it. <----- The ERA would have passed if the states that rescinded ratification had not done so. Opposition to the ERA was expressed by a majority of states Opposition to the ratification of the ERA was strongest in urban areas. Points earned on this question: 4
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Which of these white leaders was an important ally of the Civil Rights movement? President Richard Nixon President Lyndon Johnson <---- Chief Justice Warren Berger Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Points earned on this question: 4 This quote comes from Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi: "Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man." Source: http://www.quotedb.com/quotes/2066 Which Civil Rights leader is identified with the ideas in that statement? Thurgood Marshall Malcolm X Whitney Young Martin Luther King, Jr. <---- Points earned on this question: 4 The words below were spoken by a famous African American in the 1960s. "The only way we gonna stop them white men from whuppin' us is to take over. We been saying freedom for six years and we ain't got nothing'." Source: http://www2.iath.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/Narrative/King_What_We_Want.html Which civil rights leader would have agreed with the sentiments in this quote? John Lewis Malcolm X <---- Martin Luther King, Jr. Whitney Young Points earned on this question: 4 What resulted from the Supreme Court's ruling in Miranda v. Arizona (1966)? Evidence obtained in an unconstitutional manner could not be used in court. Prosecutors could no longer engage in plea bargaining with defense attorneys. People who were being arrested had to be informed of their Constitutional rights. <---- Criminal defendants who could not afford an attorney had to be provided with one for free. Points earned on this question: 4 What issue was debated in the Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education case? busing of students to integrate public schools <----- use of quotas to ensure expanded minority hiring rights of parents to remove their children from school limitation of public school students' Constitutional rights Points earned on this question: 4 What did the court cases of Griswold v. Connecticut and Roe v. Wade have in common? Civil Rights cases states' rights cases discrimination cases reproductive rights cases <--- Points earned on this question: 4 What was one similarity between Civil Rights activists of the 1950s and 1960s and antiwar activists of the 1960s and 1970s? Both were supported by a silent majority of the American public. Both faced significant resistance from state governments in the South. Both used mass protests to get their message to leaders and the public. <----- Both felt that legal challenges would be more successful than direct political action. Points earned on this question: 4 What is one similarity between the women's suffrage movement and the Civil Rights movement? They both slowly built significant popular support for their goals. <--- They both relied on increasingly radical methods to achieve their aims. They both achieved their goals without the support of the federal government. They both succeeded without producing widespread resistance in the general public. Points earned on this question: 4 )How did the Freedom Rides differ from the Freedom Summer? Freedom Rides were nonviolent actions, while the Freedom Summer resulted in numerous race riots. Freedom Rides were a series of symbolic protests, while the Freedom Summer was a series of mass protests. Freedom Rides were largely conducted by African Americans, while the Freedom Summer was led by white activists. Freedom Rides were aimed at ending segregation, while the Freedom Summer was aimed at expanding voting rights. <---- Points earned on this question: 4 The quote below comes from the Supreme Court ruling in Gideon v. Wainwright (1963): The right of one charged with crime to counsel may not be deemed fundamental and essential to fair trials in some countries, but it is in ours. From the very beginning, our state and national constitutions and laws have laid great emphasis on procedural and substantive safeguards designed to assure fair trials before impartial tribunals in which every defendant stands equal before the law. Source: http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0372_0335_ZO.html In what way did this ruling produce a fundamental change in the United States? It resulted in the rewriting of numerous state constitutions. It had the potential to free thousands of prisoners across the nation. It required the establishment of a nationwide system of public defenders. <---- It made it much more difficult for police to obtain evidence of criminal activity. Points earned on this question: 7
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Which movement for social change modeled on the original civil rights movement achieved some success and avoided violence? feminist movement <---- anti-war movement Chicano movement Red Power movement Points earned on this question: 4
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For U.S History students I got a 74 on this with those answers. Module 7 exam
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Which civil rights leader would have rejected the students' approach to fighting for integration? Whitney Young Fannie Lou Hamer Stokely Carmichael <----- Martin Luther King, Jr. Points earned on this question: 4

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