Civil Rights Legislation

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1. Having achieved a Civil Rights Act, King went on with his campaign and tried to encourage more black Americans to...

  • use violence to express their want for more Civil Rights Acts to be passed through Congress.
  • register for the vote.
  • sue people that weren't upholding their rights, or resort to violence if necessary.
  • take advantage of their new rights.
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2. The march was to start at Selma and end at ... where they'd present a petition to Governor .... The Governor banned the march but King ignored the ban.

  • The march was to start at Selma and end at Birmingham where they'd present a petition to Governor Wallace. The Governor banned the march but King ignored the ban.
  • The march was to start at Selma and end at Montgomery where they'd present a petition to Governor Williams. The Governor banned the march but King ignored the ban.
  • The march was to start at Selma and end at Atlanta where they'd present a petition to Governor Walters. The Governor banned the march but King ignored the ban.
  • The march was to start at Selma and end at Mississippi where they'd present a petition to Governor Williamson. The Governor banned the march but King ignored the ban.

3. The march was stopped on the ... Bridge in Selma and the marchers were attacked by Sheriff Clark's men and state troops using ...

  • The march was stopped on the Ed Potters Bridge in Selma and the marchers were attacked by Sheriff Clark's men and state troops using tear gars, batons and guns.
  • The march was stopped on the Edward Peters Bridge in Selma and the marchers were attacked by Sheriff Clark's men and state troops using tasers, batons and fire hoses.
  • The march was stopped on the Edmund Petrus Bridge in Selma and the marchers were attacked by Sheriff Clark's men and state troops using tear gas, horses and clubs.
  • The march was stopped on the Edith Petris Bridge in Selma and the marchers were attacked by Sheriff Clark's men and state troops using clubs, dogs and batons.

4. When was the Civil Rights Act passed through Congress?

  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 1963
  • 1966

5. When was the Voting Rights Act passed through Congress?

  • 1967
  • 1964
  • 1965
  • 1966

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