Peaceful Protest 1955-68

Test on your knowledge of Peaceful protest campaigns 55-68

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  • Created on: 11-05-14 17:50

1. Who gave many police the day off when the freedom rides visited and where?

  • Kennedy in Washington
  • Eugene 'Bull' Connor in Birmingham
  • Laurie Pritchett in Albany
  • Mayor Daley in Chicago
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2. Who ordered the schools to be closed instead of being desegregated in Little Rock?

  • Orval Faubus
  • Eisenhower
  • Earl Warren
  • J. Stom Thurmond

3. How many people completed the Selma March?

  • 25,000
  • 100,000
  • 12
  • 200

4. How much news coverage did the soviets dedicate to the Birmingham campaign?

  • two fifths
  • One fith
  • A quarter
  • Half

5. What year were the freedom rides?

  • 1961
  • 1963
  • 1947
  • 1958

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