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2. In the summer of 1961, how did King, CORE and SNCC test the Supreme Court decision of integration of bus stations and terminals?

  • By organising freedom rides - buses that would drive through the South 'testing' the facilities in bus stations to make sure they were integrated.
  • By carrying out surveys of travellers to see whether they believed facilities at bus stations were integrated.

3. Other variations of sit-ins that developed to try end segregation included '...-ins' in churches, '...-ins' in swimming pools and 'read-ins' in libraries.

  • Other variations of sit-ins that developed to try end segregation included 'kneel-ins' in churches, 'wade-ins' in swimming pools and 'read-ins' in libraries.
  • Other variations of sit-ins that developed to try end segregation included 'pray-ins' in churches, 'swim-ins' in swimming pools and 'read-ins' in libraries.
  • Other variations of sit-ins that developed to try end segregation included 'confess-ins' in churches, 'bathe-ins' in swimming pools and 'read-ins' in libraries.
  • Other variations of sit-ins that developed to try end segregation included 'contemplate-ins' in churches, 'soak-ins' in swimming pools and 'read-ins' in libraries.

4. When was the first freedom ride?

  • July 1961
  • May 1961
  • June 1961
  • August 1961

5. How many students demanded to be served at a whites only counter at the first sit-in?

  • 72
  • 30
  • 85
  • 15

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