Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement


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What case ended Separate but Equal?

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1. Which area does Affirmative Action affect the most?

2. What political technique has acted as a foil for the Fair Voting Act?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will focus primarily on the impact of the Civil Rights Movement. You will be examined on subjects like significant court cases, Affirmative Action, the Fair Voting Act, and Forced Busing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more precise, you're going to be examined on the following:

  • Case that ended Separate but Equal
  • Affirmative Action's effect
  • Political technique that counters the Fair Voting Act
  • Groups in favor of Forced Busing
  • President that signed Affirmative Action into law

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Affirmative Action and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Separate but Equal in a new light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Fair Voting Act

Additional Learning

Take the opportunity to learn even more about the Civil Rights Movement with our corresponding video lesson, Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. This lesson will cover:

  • Ending Separate but Equal
  • Purpose of Affirmative Action
  • Fair Voting Act and Fair Housing Act
  • Criticism of Forced Busing