Little Rock

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

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

  • The SCLC
  • The SNCC
  • The NAACP
  • The CORE
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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. How did Governor Faubus try to get round the President's action in September 1958?

  • By sparking riots amongst the schoolchildren in Arkansas util the President would realise that integration wasn't working
  • By ignoring integration
  • By closing all the schools in Arkansas
  • By having troops stop black students from entering previously whites only schools in Arkansas

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

5. School officials tried to ease integration at Little Rock High School in ... by choosing 9 out of the ... black students registered for admission to start in the first year.

  • School officials tried to ease integration at Little Rock High School in Delaware by choosing 9 out of the 80 black students registered for admission to start in the first year.
  • School officials tried to ease integration at Little Rock High School in Arkansas by choosing 9 out of the 75 black students registered for admission to start in the first year.
  • School officials tried to ease integration at Little Rock High School in Florida by choosing 9 out of the 65 black students registered for admission to start in the first year.
  • School officials tried to ease integration at Little Rock High School in Georgia by choosing 9 out of the 90 black students registered for admission to start in the first year.

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