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Civil Rights Movements in America: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What did the decision in 'Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, 1954' argue?

Question 2 2. What was Sirhan Sirhan's possible motivation for assassinating Senator Robert Kennedy in 1968?

Question 3 3. Who was the woman who touched off a maelstrom of national attention when she refused to sit in the back of a segregated bus?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a profile of a person who was likely NOT fighting for equal rights during the 1960s and 1970s?

Question 5 5. Why was the Stonewall Inn incident in 1969 significant?

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Question 6 6. What was the major point of contention between groups of the women's movement?

Question 7 7. Why did the Tet Offensive cause a decline in the American public's confidence in the Vietnam War and the Johnson administration?

Question 8 8. How did World War II rejuvenate the Civil Rights Movement?

Question 9 9. Which of the following issues did NOT contribute to the end of the 1960s counterculture?

Question 10 10. Why was Nixon's win in the 1968 presidential election a pivotal time for Americans?

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Question 11 11. Racist laws popular in the South, designed to restrict the freedom of African-Americans are referred to as?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was an important civil rights happening in 1957?

Question 13 13. How did the student movement change between the years 1960 and 1966?

Question 14 14. Movements like the Hippies stood against the American values established in the decade that followed _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following issues led to the rise of the student movement of the 1960s?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following did the Great Society attempt to address?

Question 17 17. How were the Yippies different from the Hippies?

Question 18 18. Identify which of the following profiles benefited most from the work of Fannie Lou Hamer and Gloria Steinem.

Question 19 19. President Lyndon Johnson's major legislative initiative was known as which of the following?

Question 20 20. Which of the following violent events did the Civil Rights Movement face throughout the 1960s?

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Question 21 21. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was in Memphis at the time of his assassination _____.

Question 22 22. Why did Johnson pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

Question 23 23. Why did the Great Society and its programs struggle to survive?

Question 24 24. Students battled which of the following issues on national campuses in the 1960's?

Question 25 25. Why was the Native American protest on July 4, 1971, at Mount Rushmore significant?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following describes the correlation between the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

Question 27 27. When the Civil Rights Movement began to fracture in 1966, which of the following groups arose?

Question 28 28. Which Amendment to the Constitution granted African-Americans the right to vote?

Question 29 29. Which Amendment to the Constitution effectively eliminated poll taxes?

Question 30 30. Why were students who sought societal change called the 'New Left'?

Civil Rights Movements in America: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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