JFK + Civil Rights

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1. There was a large increase in the number of black voters, but...

  • instances of intimidation of black people increased and houses and property were burnt.
  • this was only temporary.
  • this would cause riots.
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2. Why did the university prevent James Meredith from registering?

  • Because he was black.
  • Because he wasn't academically gifted.
  • Because he didn't have enough money to pay fees.

3. By the time JFK was assassinated, how many measures did he have stuck in Congress?

  • 97
  • 26
  • 102
  • 54

4. When did the Supreme Court uphold a federal court decision to force the university to accept James Meredith?

  • June 1962
  • May 1961
  • September 1961
  • October 1962

5. What were the consequences of the riots at the university when James Meredith arrived?

  • 5 people were killed and 50 were wounded.
  • 4 people were killed and 60 were wounded.
  • 2 people were killed and 70 were wounded.
  • 8 people were killed and 110 were wounded.

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