Notable events in the civil rights movement in the 1950s were the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Little Rock. The 1960s saw Sit Ins, the Freedom Rides and protests in Birmingham, Alabama.
Who led The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters?
Martin Luther King
Asa Philip Randolph
What campaign was supported by Black American soldiers during World War Two?
The 'Double V' campaign
The 'V for Victory' campaign
The 'Triple V' campaign
What does CORE stand for?
Committee on Racial Equality
Congress on Racial Equality
Council on Racial Equality
Which event first made Martin Luther King famous?
The Freedom Rides
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Who did Martin Luther King get his non-violent ideas from?
Booker T Washington
What were the sit-ins?
Protests on public transport in the Southern States
Protests in churches in the Southern States
Protests in restaurants in the Southern States
Why did Martin Luther King choose to demonstrate in Birmingham, Alabama?
It was one of the most peaceful cities in the United States
It was one of the largest cities in the United States
It was one of the most segregated cities in the United States
How did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 help Black Americans?
It meant large businesses could not discriminate on the basis of race
Black Americans now had complete equality with White Americans
It made it easier for Black Americans to register to vote
How did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 help Black Americans vote?
They were now given tuition to help with the literacy test
Literacy tests were banned
The literacy test was replaced by a verbal test
Which part of Los Angeles experienced race riots in 1965?
The Watts District