Civil rights J F Kennedy

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1. what did the Committee on equal employment opportunities do?

  • eqaul employment opportunities who worked for the federal gov
  • equal employment opportunities for people of any race in USA
  • Equal employment opportunities for AA graduates
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2. Why was there slow change under Kennedy?

  • he needed support of the white house
  • Because he needed the support of the white southern congress
  • Because he needed the support of the white Northern congress

3. What was a symbolic early move of Kennedy's?

  • appoint 3 black judges to federal court
  • appointed 5 black judges to federal court
  • appoint 7 black judges to federal court

4. What did the Birmingham campaign force Kennedy to do?

  • decisive leadership and fulfil his promises of a civil rights act
  • consider communicating more with MLK
  • Withdraw proposal of civil rights act

5. How did Kennedy show his sympathy towards AA?

  • By seeing MLK in Prison
  • By ringing up MLK's Wife
  • By talking to AAs face to face


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