Georgia's Role in the Civil Rights Movement


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What were Jim Crow laws?

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1. The modern Civil Rights Movement really began after what event?

2. Which Georgia city became a national leader by voluntarily desegregating in the early 1960s?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll find multiple-choice questions in this quiz and worksheet designed to assess your understanding of Georgia's role in the Civil Rights Movement. Take this quiz to answer questions about Jim Crow laws, the event that sparked the modern Civil Rights Movement and the significance of Andrew Young.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our short quiz is designed to see how well you can do the following:

  • Explain Jim Crow laws
  • Identify the Georgia city that voluntarily desegregated in the early 1960s
  • Name the American president who was also the first governor to embrace civil rights
  • Outline who Andrew Young was and his importance

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Jim Crow laws
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Civil Rights Movement and the state of Georgia
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Georgia city that desegregated voluntarily in the early 1960s and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more information about this interesting topic, check out our lesson called Georgia's Role in the Civil Rights Movement. You should be able to do the following once you finish this lesson:

  • Detail which U.S. president signed the Civil Rights Act into law and when
  • Outline the role of black voters in the state of Georgia in the mid-1940s
  • Identify the Georgia governor who strengthened Jim Crow laws