Can You Answer 12 US Civil Rights Questions?

It was an important time in American history - how much do you know about it, and the great people who made it?
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The Civil Rights Movement of the mid-1950s to late 1960s was a struggle by which group of people to achieve equal rights as other U.S. citizens?
Women
African Americans
Jewish Americans
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In 1954, the US Supreme Court declared that racial segregation is unconstitutional through the case of Brown v. the Board of Education in which state?
Alabama
Kansas
Illinois
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Question 3/12

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Which famous Civil Rights movement icon refused to give up his or her seat to go sit in the "colored section" in 1955?
Harriet Tubman
Thurgood Marshall
Rosa Parks
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Because of Rosa Parks' demonstration, a year-long bus boycott in which city was initiated?
Montgomery
Selma
Wichita
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In 1957, Martin Luther King Jr. and two other men establish this group, which was a major force in organizing the civil rights movement and based its principles on nonviolence.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Northern Baptist Leadership Group
Southen Christian Leaders Organization
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Who of the following was NOT one of the main founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr?
James Meredith
Charles K. Steele
Fred L. Shuttleworth
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In which state was Martin Luther King Jr. arrested and jailed (in 1963)?
Georgia
Virginia
Alabama
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Question 8/12

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Which of the following was Martin Luther King Jr. a strong supporter of?
breaking laws for justice
nonviolence
faithfulness
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About how many people walked in the famous March on Washington in 1963?
1,000
200,000
720,000
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Question 10/12

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Where did Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous "I Have A Dream" speech?
White House
Washington Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
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Question 11/12

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 that outlawed discrimination, ended segregation, and protected voting rights of all people was signed by which president?
President Kennedy
President Eisenhower
President Johnson
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Question 12/12

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It was declared that it is unconstitutional to make interracial marriages illegal in the Supreme Court Case Loving v. which state?
California
Arkansas
Virginia
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1
The Civil Rights Movement of the mid-1950s to late 1960s was a struggle by which group of people to achieve equal rights as other U.S. citizens?
Women
African Americans
Jewish Americans
2
In 1954, the US Supreme Court declared that racial segregation is unconstitutional through the case of Brown v. the Board of Education in which state?
Alabama
Kansas
Illinois
3
Which famous Civil Rights movement icon refused to give up his or her seat to go sit in the "colored section" in 1955?
Harriet Tubman
Thurgood Marshall
Rosa Parks
4
Because of Rosa Parks' demonstration, a year-long bus boycott in which city was initiated?
Montgomery
Selma
Wichita
5
In 1957, Martin Luther King Jr. and two other men establish this group, which was a major force in organizing the civil rights movement and based its principles on nonviolence.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Northern Baptist Leadership Group
Southen Christian Leaders Organization
6
Who of the following was NOT one of the main founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr?
James Meredith
Charles K. Steele
Fred L. Shuttleworth
7
In which state was Martin Luther King Jr. arrested and jailed (in 1963)?
Georgia
Virginia
Alabama
8
Which of the following was Martin Luther King Jr. a strong supporter of?
breaking laws for justice
nonviolence
faithfulness
9
About how many people walked in the famous March on Washington in 1963?
1,000
200,000
720,000
10
Where did Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous "I Have A Dream" speech?
White House
Washington Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
11
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 that outlawed discrimination, ended segregation, and protected voting rights of all people was signed by which president?
President Kennedy
President Eisenhower
President Johnson
12
It was declared that it is unconstitutional to make interracial marriages illegal in the Supreme Court Case Loving v. which state?
California
Arkansas
Virginia