Martin Luther King and his tactics 1958-62

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1. The Freedom Riders wanted to put pressure on Kennedy. They succeeded; later that year all railway and bus stations were desegregated by the...

  • American Travel Committee
  • Interstate Commerce Committee
  • Interstate Travel Board
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2. Where was the first sit-in?

  • A lunch counter in Montgomery
  • Woolworth's in Greensboro North Carolina
  • Hard Rock Cafe in Tulsa

3. What happened to the freedom ride bus at Anniston, Alabama?

  • It was firebombed
  • It was toppled over
  • It was stolen
  • It's windows were smashed

4. By 1961 how many towns and cities were desegregated?

  • 670
  • 450
  • 810
  • 900

5. In total how many people took part in the first sit-in?

  • 70,000
  • 80,000
  • 60,000
  • 50,000

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