Civil Rights Movement -Little Rock Nine

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1. What Supreme Court ruling said that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional?
a. Marbury v. Madison
b. Dred Scott v. Sandford
c. Brown v. Board of Education
d. Plessy v. Ferguson
e. Miranda v. Arizona

2. In what state did the Little Rock Nine attend high school?
a. Georgia
b. Alabama
c. South Carolina
d. Mississippi
e. Arkansas

3. Who ordered the national guard to stop the Little Rock Nine on their first day of school?
a. The governor
b. The major
c. The principal
d. A senator
e. The president

4. What high school did the Little Rock Nine attend?
a. Western High School
b. Central High School
c. County High School
d. City High School
e. Middle High School

5. Who organized the Little Rock Nine?
a. Harriet Tubman
b. Martin Luther King, Jr.
c. Ernest Green
d. Daisy Bates
e. Thurgood Marshall

6. True or False: Once they were attending school, things were easy for the Little Rock Nine.

7. What president sent the U.S. Army to protect the Little Rock Nine?
a. John F. Kennedy
b. Franklin Roosevelt
c. Dwight D. Eisenhower
d. Harry Truman
e. Richard Nixon

8. What happened after the first year that the Little Rock Nine attended high school?
a. The governor closed all public high schools
b. All public high schools in the state became integrated
c. Even more black students attended Central High
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

9. Which student would later become the Assistant Secretary of Labor for President Jimmy Carter?
a. Thelma Mothershed
b. Ernest Green
c. Jefferson Thomas
d. Melba Patillo
e. Gloria Ray

10. How many of the Little Rock Nine made it through the entire year of school?
a. 1
b. 3
c. 6
d. 8
e. 9

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