Progress in Education and Problems in Implementation in the Civil Rights Movement in the USA

Revision questions from key topic 2: the Civil Rights Movement 1945-62 from the edexcel exam course A Divided Union? The USA 1945-70.

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1. ... supported the Brown v Topeka case

  • the SNCC
  • the NAACP
  • the CORE
  • the SCLC
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2. In which year did the Supreme Court order all states with segregated schools to integrate black and white school children?

  • 1961
  • 1955
  • 1958
  • 1952

3. In ... the University of ... refused to accept Authorine Lucy as a student despite a government Court Order.

  • In 1955 the University of Oklahoma refused to accept Authorine Lucy as a student despite a government Court Order
  • In 1956 the University of Alabama refused to accept Authorine Lucy as a student despite a government Court Order
  • In 1957 the University of California refused to accept Authorine Lucy as a student despite a government Court Order
  • In 1954 the University of Mississippi refused to accept Authorine Lucy as a student despite a government Court Order

4. In which year did the Supreme Court declare that all segregated schools were illegal?

  • 1957
  • 1954
  • 1953
  • 1960

5. Who was Roosevelt succeeded byas President?

  • Eisenhower
  • Truman
  • JFK
  • Bush

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