Peace Marches in 1963: Washington and Birmingham, Alabama

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1. In Birmingham, by the end of the day of the 1st big children's demonstration, how many children were arrested?

  • 566
  • 956
  • 1031
  • 842
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2. On which date did the Governor of Alabama send in state troops to Birmingham, deliberately disrupting the agreement process?

  • 19th December 1963
  • 3rd November 1963
  • 11th May 1963
  • 21st June 1963

3. How many reporters were at the march on Washington?

  • 400
  • 3000
  • 4000
  • 300

4. How many white people marched through Washington?

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

5. Why did Birmingham close all public parks, buildings, playing fields and swimming pools in 1962?

  • Because of a lack of funds - not enough money to keep them open,
  • To avoid integrating them.
  • To make a point about not being satisfied about misuse of such areas.

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