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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what state was the governor fighting integration of a high school?
(a) Oklahoma.
(b) Arkansas.
(c) Vermont.
(d) Wisconsin.

2. What did King want the Kennedy Administration to issue?
(a) A Second Emancipation Proclamation.
(b) A segregation bill.
(c) Reparations for slavery.
(d) An apology for Jim Crow.

3. Who took King's place as the president of MIA?
(a) Abernathy.
(b) Lewis.
(c) Baker.
(d) Levison.

4. The Crusade for Citizenship was focused on what?
(a) School desegregation.
(b) Bus desegregation.
(c) A civil rights bill.
(d) Voter registration.

5. What was the turnout like at the March to Washington?
(a) It met expectations.
(b) It was less than expectations.
(c) It was much less than expectations.
(d) It exceeded expectations.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who filed a federal court case that would challenge bus segregation head-on?

2. Why was the first meeting about the bus boycott somewhat disastrous?

3. What was not included in the boycotts in Albany?

4. Who rebuked King's attempt to organize a day of mourning?

5. Who advised King to distance himself from Levison?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did activists see Albany as a good place to fight racial inequality?

2. What was the March on Washington?

3. What happened to King in New York?

4. Who was Stanley Levison? Why was the Kennedy campaign growing more concerned about King?

5. What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s background like? What was his family like?

6. Why did Kennedy refuse to meet with King? How did the Kennedy Administration feel about the planned march in Washington?

7. What was the Montgomery Improvement Association? What were its aims?

8. What occurred in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1960? How did King become involved?

9. Why did the protests in Birmingham not get off to the start that King wanted?

10. What did the white merchants do in Birmingham after the protests began?

(see the answer keys)

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