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STAAR US History: The Civil Rights Movement 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. Which of the following reads most like a worldwide bill of rights?

Question 3 3. Some countries believe that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights violates which of the following?

Question 4 4. Civil rights _____.

Question 5 5. 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s

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Question 6 6. Who gave the Gettysburg Address?

Question 7 7. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech spoke about which of the following?

Question 8 8. Who was one of the most important spokesmen for the Nation of Islam during the 1960s?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. What concept advocated by many Black Power organizations was critical of racial integration?

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Question 11 11. Rights provided to everyone, no matter their race, religion, or sexual orientation, are called:

Question 12 12. African Americans and women _____.

Question 13 13. The _____ act made Jim Crow laws illegal, and was passed in _____.

Question 14 14. When the Civil Rights Movement began to fracture in 1966, which of the following groups arose?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was an important civil rights happening in 1957?

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Question 16 16. The Voting Rights Act was passed in _____.

Question 17 17. What Supreme Court decision originally nullified the idea of 'separate, but equal'?

Question 18 18. The _____ Movement focused on the rights of African Americans.

Question 19 19. The Declaration of Sentiments affected which one of the following groups?

Question 20 20. What was the major point of contention between groups of the women's movement?

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Question 21 21. Hispanics gained the right to have voting information in Spanish via _____.

Question 22 22. Why did the Nineteenth Amendment have historic consequences for the status of female rights?

Question 23 23. The 'Letter' gave reasons why

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a profile of a person who was likely NOT fighting for equal rights during the 1960s and 1970s?

Question 25 25. The right of same-sex couples to receive federal benefits was granted _____.

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Question 26 26. How did World War II rejuvenate the Civil Rights Movement?

Question 27 27. How did Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique impact the Women's Movement?

Question 28 28. _____ laws made racial segregation legal.

Question 29 29. Dr. King was in Birmingham, Alabama because

Question 30 30. Dr. King admired men like Jesus and Abraham Lincoln for their

STAAR US History: The Civil Rights Movement Chapter Exam Instructions

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