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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Dr. King argued that the war in Vietnam was _________ and that it hurt African Americans more than others in the United States.
2. Dr. King accepted the label of ___________, claiming that this sort of nonviolence was powerful and just.
3. Dr. King paid deep respects to the __________ who cherish democracy enough to join the battle for freedom.
4. Politicians were needed who would stand up for issues and build and strengthen ___________ between African Americans.
5. How many times does Dr. King tell Kenneth Clark he has been arrested?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Dr. King accuse American presidents of in terms of their willingness to participate in the human rights movement?
2. What did Dr. King want his children to be judged based on, as opposed to the color of their skin?
3. Why was nonviolent action considered to be imperative to Dr. King at this point in time?
4. What did Dr. King challenge his listeners to do during this speech?
5. What did Dr. King think would happen in society as a result of integration, according to his last conversation?
6. What was an important part of African American financial and economic power at the time?
7. What happened to the North, even as the South and its African American population began to gain respect?
8. What did Dr. King believe the reason for his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize had to be?
9. What did Dr. King feel about the current state of the Civil Rights movement during the interview on Meet the Press?
10. What were the three revolutions that Dr. King saw happening around him, revolutions that people were sleeping through?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Students began to get involved in the protests as well, allowing them to see that they were agents of change.
Part 1: Why do you think it was important for students to get active in the Civil Rights Movement?
Part 2: Do you think the Civil Rights Movement would have been a success had the students not gotten involved? Why or why not?
Part 3: How do you think society's views change when younger people get involved in social issues?
Essay Topic 2
Stereotypes seem to help to keep racism in place, but when they are struck down, then change can happen.
Part 1: Why do you think people have stereotypes of other groups?
Part 2: Do you think that you stereotype people before you get to know them? Why or why not?
Part 3: How do you think you are stereotyped today? Why?
Essay Topic 3
The process of integration was not a smooth one, in fact it took some time and some struggle before it began to be widespread.
Part 1: Why do you think integration was such a difficult task?
Part 2: Do you think that integration is something people know about today? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why do you think people were so resistant to having different races in the same schools?
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