Martin Luther King and his tactics 1958-62

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1. When did the Supreme Court decide that all bus stations and terminals that served interstate travellers should be integrated?

  • November 1959
  • January 1962
  • December 1960
  • August 1960
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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. The first freedom ride bus travelled from...

  • Chicago to Mississippi
  • Oklahoma to New York
  • Washington DC to New Orleans
  • Florida to Manhattan

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

  • 670
  • 810
  • 900
  • 450

5. Over the summer of 1961 how many freedom riders were arrested?

  • More than 1000
  • More than 200
  • More than 400
  • More than 800

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