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. Who was Roosevelt succeeded byas President?

  • Eisenhower
  • Truman
  • JFK
  • Bush
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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 1956 the University of Alabama 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 1954 the University of Mississippi 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

4. When did President Roosevelt die?

  • 1946
  • 1945
  • 1950
  • 1944

5. 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 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.
  • 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.

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