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. In which year did the Supreme Court order all states with segregated schools to integrate black and white school children?

  • 1961
  • 1952
  • 1955
  • 1958
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2. In which year was the Brown v Topeka Board of Education case?

  • 1959
  • 1951
  • 1954
  • 1956

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 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
  • In 1955 the University of Oklahoma refused to accept Authorine Lucy as a student despite a government Court Order

4. ... supported the Brown v Topeka case

  • the SCLC
  • the CORE
  • the NAACP
  • the SNCC

5. In what year did the Supreme Court declare that black and white students couldn't be segregated in the same school and that education provied in segregated schools had to be equal in every respect?

  • 1956
  • 1950
  • 1952
  • 1947

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