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. 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 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 Georgia by choosing 9 out of the 90 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 Delaware by choosing 9 out of the 80 black students registered for admission to start in the first year.
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2. The terrifying mob that the Little Rock 9 were met by numbered...

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

3. 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.

4. On what date did the events of Little Rock take place?

  • 5th September 1957
  • 4th September 1957
  • 6th September 1957
  • 3rd September 1957

5. The Governor of Arkansas- ... was opposed to integration. He called out the ... on the first day of school to 'protect the school' by keeping the black students out.

  • The Governor of Arkansas- Orville Faubus was opposed to integration. He called out the state National Guard on the first day of school to 'protect the school' by keeping the black students out.
  • The Governor of Arkansas- Aldwin Faubus was opposed to integration. He called out the federal troops on the first day of school to 'protect the school' by keeping the black students out.
  • The Governor of Arkansas- Orville Forbes was opposed to integration. He called out the army on the first day of school to 'protect the school' by keeping the black students out.
  • The Governor of Arkansas- Oliver Forbus was opposed to integration. He called out the police on the first day of school to 'protect the school' by keeping the black students out.

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