Segregation and discrimination in America

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1. why did Eisenhower have to send in troops to protect the black students?

  • Eisenhower was threatened by James Meredith unless he responded
  • Eisenhower thought he needed to exercise his troops
  • it was becoming violent and embarrassing for the government
  • MLK asked him to
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2. how could white people prevent black people from registering to vote?

  • throwing eggs at their houses
  • difficult reading texts and intimidation
  • torturing their parents
  • shooting those who tried to register

3. was the Montgomery boycott successful?

  • yes, the bus company were loosing money
  • no, to this day black people never ride buses

4. why had the little rock school not been desegregated?

  • it couldn't be bothered
  • too expensive
  • its governor was racist
  • it forgot

5. what was the ruling the supreme court gave in 1896?

  • separate but equal
  • every black person had to be tortured
  • separate but unequal
  • equal and desegregated


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