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2. 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 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 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 Edith Petris Bridge in Selma and the marchers were attacked by Sheriff Clark's men and state troops using clubs, dogs and batons.

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

  • 1965
  • 1967
  • 1964
  • 1966

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

  • 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.
  • try to prevent black people from registering for the vote by using propoganda.

5. 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.

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