The Little Rock Nine: Facts & History


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Brown v. Board of Education ruled that _____ was illegal.

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1. Who spearheaded the integration of Central High School?

2. Governor Orval Faubus was so against the integration of Central High School that he sent this group to block the black students from entering.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to see what you know about the Little Rock Nine. Questions focus on the related legal case, the actions of government officials, and the students involved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Information assessed includes:

  • What Pres. Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne to do
  • Ernest Brown's historic accomplishment at Central High School
  • The person who led the integration of Central High School

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ruling in Brown v. Board of Education
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Little Rock Nine
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding which group Governor Orval Faubus sent to stop the black students from entering Central High School

Additional Learning

Learn more about the integration of Central High School in Arkansas by completing the lesson titled The Little Rock Nine: Facts & History. Covered objectives include:

  • Review Plessy v Ferguson
  • Define desegregation
  • Know the names of the nine students who integrated the school