Civil Rights Legislation

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1. As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that ... more black voters were added to the registers.

  • As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that 250,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
  • As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that 1,000,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
  • As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that 1,250,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
  • As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that 500,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
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2. Why was Johnson keen to pass the Civil Rights Act through Congress?

  • Partly because of JFK's assassination, but also because he'd been a school teacher who'd seen the effects of segregation.
  • Partly because of JFK's assassination, but also because he'd been a lawyer who'd seen the effects of segregation.
  • Partly because of JFK's assassination, but also because he'd known the effects of segregation fist hand as when he was a child he wasn't allowed to be friends with black children.

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

  • register for the vote.
  • take advantage of their new rights.
  • sue people that weren't upholding their rights, or resort to violence if necessary.
  • use violence to express their want for more Civil Rights Acts to be passed through Congress.

4. 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 Mississippi where they'd present a petition to Governor Williamson. 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 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 Montgomery where they'd present a petition to Governor Williams. The Governor banned the march but King ignored the ban.

5. King targeted the town of Selma, ..., for his non-violent campaign.

  • Birmingham
  • Alabama
  • Houston
  • Mississippi

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