Civil Rights Movement - African Americans

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Civil Rights Movement - African Americans.

1. What Constitutional amendment made slavery illegal?
a. 2nd
b. 5th
c. 9th
d. 13th
e. 19th

2. What were people called who worked to outlaw slavery?
a. Prohibitionists
b. Abolitionists
c. Federalists
d. Slavers
e. Legalists

3. What Supreme Court ruling said that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional?
a. Dred Scott v. Sanford
b. Marbury v. Madison
c. Brown v. Board of Education
d. Miranda v. Arizona
e. All of the above

4. What were the laws called that separated black people from white people?
a. Jim Crow laws
b. Amendments
c. New Deal laws
d. Emancipation laws
e. Lincoln laws

5. What civil rights leader refused to give up their seat on the bus to a white person?
a. W.E.B Du Bois
b. Rosa Parks
c. Ida B. Wells
d. Martin Luther King
e. Harriet Tubman

6. What president signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law?
a. John F. Kennedy
b. Dwight D. Eisenhower
c. Lyndon Johnson
d. Jimmy Carter
e. Gerald Ford

7. Which of the following laws said that citizens could not be denied the right to vote based on their race?
a. Social Security Act
b. Emancipation Proclamation
c. Labor Relations Act
d. Fair Labor Standards Act
e. Voting Rights Act of 1965

8. Where is the National Civil Rights Museum located?
a. Georgia
b. Alabama
c. Vermont
d. Tennessee
e. California

9. Who became the leader of the Civil Rights Movement during the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
a. Martin Luther King, Jr.
b. Lyndon Johnson
c. Ida B. Wells
d. Frederick Douglass
e. None of the above

10. What was it called when people had to pay a fee to vote?
a. Segregation
b. Voting dues
c. Poll tax
d. Ballot price
e. Right to vote

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