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 give students a greater say in how courses and universities were run.
  • To organise student riots and protests.
  • To allow students to share opinions and meet with students from other universities.
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2. 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 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 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 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.
  • 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.

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

4. The SDS first became known nationally in ..., when it organised a sit-in against a ban on political activities at the University of ... at Berkeley.

  • The SDS first became known nationally in 1966, when it organised a sit-in against a ban on political activities at the University of Alabama at Berkeley.
  • The SDS first became known nationally in 1963, when it organised a sit-in against a ban on political activities at the University of Danville at Berkeley.
  • The SDS first became known nationally in 1964, when it organised a sit-in against a ban on political activities at the University of California at Berkeley.
  • The SDS first became known nationally in 1965, when it organised a sit-in against a ban on political activities at the University of Washington at Berkeley.

5. How many members did the SDS have by the end of the1960s?

  • 150,000
  • 200,000
  • 100,000
  • 50,000

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