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. Did Brown win his case?

  • Yes
  • No
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2. In ... President ... set up a President's Committee on Civil Rights and produced a programme of reforms in ... including a bill to outlaw lynching and ban ... laws, but this was crushed by ....

  • In 1950 President Kennedy set up a President's Committee on Civil Rights and produced a programme of reforms in 1951 including a bill to outlaw lynching and ban John Crow laws, but this was crushed by Congress.
  • In 1945 President Bush set up a President's Committee on Civil Rights and produced a programme of reforms in 1946 including a bill to outlaw lynching and ban Jeremy Crow laws, but this was crushed by the Supreme Court.
  • In 1946 President Truman set up a President's Committee on Civil Rights and produced a programme of reforms in 1947 including a bill to outlaw lynching and ban Jim Crow laws, but this was crushed by Congress.
  • In 1948 President Eisenhower set up a President's Committee on Civil Rights and produced a programme of reforms in 1949 including a bill to outlaw lynching and ban January Crowe laws, but this was crushed by the Supreme Court.

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

  • 1954
  • 1953
  • 1957
  • 1960

4. In which year was the Brown v Topeka Board of Education case?

  • 1956
  • 1959
  • 1954
  • 1951

5. When did President Roosevelt die?

  • 1944
  • 1950
  • 1945
  • 1946

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