Segregation and discrimination in America

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1. was the Montgomery boycott successful?

  • yes, the bus company were loosing money
  • no, to this day black people never ride buses
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2. why did Eisenhower have to send in troops to protect the black students?

  • Eisenhower was threatened by James Meredith unless he responded
  • it was becoming violent and embarrassing for the government
  • MLK asked him to
  • Eisenhower thought he needed to exercise his troops

3. when was the Montgomery bus boycott?

  • 11 April 1953
  • 9 December 1955
  • 1 December 1955
  • 1 December 1956

4. who was the woman who started the boycott?

  • Martin Luther King
  • Betty Friedan
  • Rosa Parks
  • Elanor Roosevelt

5. how could white people prevent black people from registering to vote?

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

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