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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. Violence broke out in what city as activists tried to desegregate local schools?
(a) Grenada.
(b) Jackson.
(c) New Orleans.
(d) Biloxi.

2. What tragedy happened before the march to Montgomery?
(a) Congress voted down the Civil Rights Act.
(b) A volunteer was killed by KKK members.
(c) The King house was bombed.
(d) Abernathy was stabbed by a white woman.

3. In 1964, King learned that he had won what?
(a) The NAACP President.
(b) The lottery.
(c) The Booker T. Washington Award.
(d) The Nobel Peace Prize.

4. What happened to Meredith along his walk?
(a) He was shot.
(b) He meet King.
(c) He was made vice-president of the SCLC.
(d) He was beaten up.

5. Who approved several wiretaps on King's personal phone lines?
(a) J. Edgar Hoover.
(b) Ralph Abernathy.
(c) Gerald Ford.
(d) Robert Kennedy.

Short Answer Questions

1. James Meredith announced his intention to walk from where to where?

2. Who released a statement supporting the SCLC's work in Selma?

3. King abandoned a writing campaign about peace in which country?

4. Why was King concerned about the direction of SNCC?

5. Where did the marchers return to in order to have a meeting to outline the march?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the Coordinating Committee of Community Organizations? Where was this group located?

2. What did Hoover tell reporters? How did King react? What effect did the rumors have?

3. What health struggles did King encounter? What contributed to this? What award did he learn that he had won?

4. Who was James Meredith? What did he decide to do? What happened to him?

5. What did King and the SCLC do in Chicago that caused an uproar in the press? Why did they do this?

6. Why did the SCLC and King become interested in Chicago?

7. What did the SCLC turn their attention to in Chicago? What programs did it implement?

8. Which city was chosen as the next venue for SCLC demonstrations? Why was it chosen as a site for demonstrations?

9. How did SNCC feel about the Chicago agreement? What did they do to show their displeasure? How was SNCC changing?

10. Following the protests in Selma, what other avenues to desegregation did the SCLC discuss? What did King share with the SCLC at this meeting?

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