1. 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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2. On which date did civil rights campaigners begin a full-scale, non-violent desegregation campaign with anti-segregation marches in Birmingham?
- 21st February 1963
- 3rd April 1963
- 5th May 1963
- 8th August 1963
3. On which date did the Mayor of Birmingham and protest leaders meet to work out how to break down segregation in the city?
- 18th December 1963
- 10th May 1963
- 20th June 1963
- 2nd November 1963
4. Why did JFK advise against the march through Washington?
- He feared the bad publicity the USA would get, if, like at Birmingham, the police responded violently.
- He feared it wouldn't help the discussion of the Civil Rights Bill that he was trying to pass through Congress.
- He feared violence would break out between campaigners.
- He didn't understand the purpose of the march
5. How many white people marched through Washington?