Little Rock

From key topic 2:The Civil Rights Movement, 1945-62 of the edexcel exam course A Divided Union? The USA 1945-70

HideShow resource information

1. President Eisenhower sent ... to escort and protect the Little Rock 9. After ... they were replaced by ... under the orders of ..., they stayed at the school for ...

  • President Eisenhower sent soldiers to escort and protect the Little Rock 9. After 6 months they were replaced by the police under the orders of the local sheriff, they stayed at the school for a further 6 months.
  • President Eisenhower sent National Guardsmen to escort and protect the Little Rock 9. After 2 months they were replaced by federal troops under the orders of the Headteacher, they stayed at the school for 10 months.
  • President Eisenhower sent federal troops to escort and protect the Little Rock 9. After a month they were replaced by National Guardsmen under the orders of the president, they stayed at the school for a year.
  • President Eisenhower sent the police to escort and protect the Little Rock 9. After a day they were replaced by the Arkansas National Guard under the orders of the Governor of Arkansas, they stayed at the school for 3 weeks.
1 of 12

Other questions in this quiz

2. Even after Little Rock, progress on integration was slow. By 1963 there were only ... children at mixed schools in the South, out of a total of ... and none at all in Alabama, ... or South Carolina.

  • Even after Little Rock, progress on integration was slow. By 1963 there were only 48,000 children at mixed schools in the South, out of a total of 3,000,000 and none at all in Alabama, Georgia or South Carolina.
  • Even after Little Rock, progress on integration was slow. By 1963 there were only 30,000 children at mixed schools in the South, out of a total of 2,900,000 and none at all in Alabama, Mississippi or South Carolina.
  • Even after Little Rock, progress on integration was slow. By 1963 there were only 15,000 children at mixed schools in the South, out of a total of 1,900,000 and none at all in Alabama, North Carolina or South Carolina.
  • Even after Little Rock, progress on integration was slow. By 1963 there were only 18,000 children at mixed schools in the South, out of a total of 2,500,000 and none at all in Alabama, Texas or South Carolina.

3. In ... Eisenhower introduced the first Civil Rights Act since .... It set up a commission to prosecute anybody who tried to deny ... their rights.

  • In 1960 Eisenhower introduced the first Civil Rights Act since 1910. It set up a commission to prosecute anybody who tried to deny American Catholics their rights.
  • In 1956 Eisenhower introduced the first Civil Rights Act since 1863. It set up a commission to prosecute anybody who tried to deny black Americans their rights.
  • In 1957 Eisenhower introduced the first Civil Rights Act since 1875. It set up a commission to prosecute anybody who tried to deny American Citizens their rights.
  • In 1958 Eisenhower introduced the first Civil Rights Act since 1884. It set up a commission to prosecute anybody who tried to deny American Jews their rights.

4. The terrifying mob that the Little Rock 9 were met by numbered...

  • More than 2000
  • More than 500
  • More than 1000
  • More than 300

5. Which organisation had arranged for the 9 students enrolling at Little Rock High School to arrive together?

  • The SNCC
  • The NAACP
  • The SCLC
  • The CORE

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all The USA - twentieth century change resources »