Freedom Summer, 1964

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1. What was a positive outcome of the Freedom Summer of 1964?

  • It helped to focus attention on black voting rights.
  • It got the Voting Rights bill passed through congress in 1964.
  • It gave people a more positive attitude about voting and removed previous fears.
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2. CORE workers Michael Schwerner and James Chaney drove a group to where?

  • Laurel
  • Meridian
  • Philadelphia
  • Jackson

3. During the Freedom Summer of 1964, how many arrests were made?

  • 56
  • 181
  • 1000
  • 3

4. Schwerner, Chaney and Goodman had been shot in the head. Many of Chaney's bones were shattered, showing he had been beaten up before being shot. Why was this the case?

  • Chaney threatened the mob.
  • Chaney was black.
  • Chaney told the mob what he thought of them,
  • Chaney tried to escape.

5. During the Freedom Summer of 1964, how many black homes, businesses and churches were bombed?

  • More than 80
  • More than 60
  • More than 20
  • More than 100


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