The SDS

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1. Why did Tom Hayden set up the SDS?

  • To allow students to have their voice heard and make new friends.
  • To allow students to share opinions and meet with students from other universities.
  • To give students a greater say in how courses and universities were run.
  • To organise student riots and protests.
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2. The SDS was heavily involved in anti-war protests which reached their peak during 1968-70. In the first half of 1968, there were more than ... demonstrations against the war.

  • 300
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400

3. When was the SDS set up?

  • 1959
  • 1960
  • 1958
  • 1957

4. Membership increased, in ..., when President Johnson abolished student deferments. ... new SDS branches were set up.

  • Membership increased, in 1966, when President Johnson abolished student deferments. 300 new SDS branches were set up.
  • Membership increased, in 1964, when President Johnson abolished student deferments. 400 new SDS branches were set up.
  • Membership increased, in 1965, when President Johnson abolished student deferments. 200 new SDS branches were set up.
  • Membership increased, in 1967, when President Johnson abolished student deferments. 400 new SDS branches were set up.

5. At the ... Democratic Convention in Chicago, SDS protesters, organised by ..., created a riot in order to destroy the election chances of pro-war candidate, Hubert Humphrey.

  • At the 1965 Democratic Convention in Chicago, SDS protesters, organised by Tim Hayden, created a riot in order to destroy the election chances of pro-war candidate, Hubert Humphrey.
  • At the 1969 Democratic Convention in Chicago, SDS protesters, organised by Bobby Seale, created a riot in order to destroy the election chances of pro-war candidate, Hubert Humphrey.
  • At the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, SDS protesters, organised by Tom Hayden, created a riot in order to destroy the election chances of pro-war candidate, Hubert Humphrey.
  • At the 1967 Democratic Convention in Chicago, SDS protesters, organised by Timothy Leary, created a riot in order to destroy the election chances of pro-war candidate, Hubert Humphrey.

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