Civil Rights 1945-1968

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1. Which Supreme Court ruling overruled Plessy v. Ferguson in 1950?

  • Cooper v. Aaron
  • Sweat v. Painter
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
  • Smith v. Allwright
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2. What was the outcome of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka 1954?

  • Segregated schooling should continue
  • Segregation schooling has a detrimental effect on coloured children
  • Segregated schooling was positive

3. Who was President between 1945 and 1953?

  • Truman
  • Kennedy
  • Nixon
  • Eisenhower
  • Johnson

4. Who was the NAACP lead Lawyer?

  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Huey Newton
  • George Painter
  • Albert Brown

5. What was the name of the Governor that prevented the students at Little Rock from entering in 1957

  • George Wallace
  • Orval Faubus
  • Bull Connor James Eastland
  • Strom Thurman

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