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 1,000,000 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.
  • 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 250,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
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2. In Selma there were only ... black American voters who'd been able to register out of a possible ....

  • In Selma there were only 785 black American voters who'd been able to register out of a possible 14,000.
  • In Selma there were only 1,000 black American voters who'd been able to register out of a possible 18,000.
  • In Selma there were only 383 black American voters who'd been able to register out of a possible 15,000.
  • In Selma there were only 212 black American voters who'd been able to register out of a possible 13,000.

3. The Voting Rights Act made it illegal to...

  • try to prevent black people from registering for the vote by using propoganda.
  • try to prevent black people from registering for the vote by setting literacy tests for the voters.
  • try to prevent black people from registering for the vote by intimidating them.

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

  • Mississippi
  • Alabama
  • Birmingham
  • Houston

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

  • 1966
  • 1963
  • 1964
  • 1965

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