Which concept was made “the law of the land” by the Plessy v. Ferguson decision?
What president was responsible for sending in federal troops to protect 9 African American students at Little Rock High School?
In 1960, four black students sat at a “whites only” lunch counter and refused to leave. What was this called?
Northern civil rights workers who came south to test the overturning of “separate but equal”.
How did the Civil Rights movement begin to change after the riots and bombing in Birmingham?
Some of its leaders began to question the effectiveness of “nonviolence”.
What speech was delivered by Martin Luther King during the 1963 March on Washington.
In which nation did US involvement begin to greatly intensify in the early 1960’s?
Who was charged with the assassination of John F. Kennedy in November of 1963?
What was Johnson’s plan for improving life in the United States called?
Which piece of legislation, signed by Lyndon Johnson, outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, color, etc.?
Which law (passed during Johnson’s administration) guaranteed voting rights to minorities?
Which program provides free or reduced-cost health care to Americans living in poverty?
In the 1950’s and 1960’s the Supreme Court handed down several landmark decisions. Who was the chief justice of the Supreme Court during that time?
Schools could not use the quota system, but could use race as one of the several criteria for admission to college. (Affirmative Action)
Which event in 1968 changed American public opinion about the war in Vietnam?
Which court case requires that the police “read you your rights” upon arrest?