Peaceful Protest 1955-68

Test on your knowledge of Peaceful protest campaigns 55-68

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Matthew
  • Created on: 11-05-14 17:50

1. Who ordered the schools to be closed instead of being desegregated in Little Rock?

  • Earl Warren
  • J. Stom Thurmond
  • Orval Faubus
  • Eisenhower
1 of 16

Other questions in this quiz

2. How many people tried and how many actually succeeded to register their vote in the Mississippi freedom summer?

  • 17000 tried, 1,600 succeed
  • 1000 tried, 300 succeed
  • 15,000 tried 800 succeed
  • 20,000 tried, 15,000 succeed

3. How many towns were desegregated due to the sit in movement by the end of 61?

  • 810
  • 1003
  • 53
  • 90

4. When was the Selma March?

  • March 65
  • April 64
  • March 63
  • April 63

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

  • Kennedy in Washington
  • Mayor Daley in Chicago
  • Eugene 'Bull' Connor in Birmingham
  • Laurie Pritchett in Albany

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all America - 19th and 20th century resources »