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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. Where did the marchers attempt to camp, but were told to move on?
(a) A cemetery.
(b) A black elementary school.
(c) The courthouse steps.
(d) A Baptist church.

2. The Democratic Convention took place in which city?
(a) Tampa.
(b) Atlantic City.
(c) St. Louis.
(d) Chicago.

3. How many girls were killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing?
(a) 2.
(b) 4.
(c) 13.
(d) 10.

4. In which city did the marchers first encounter hostility?
(a) Greenwood.
(b) Argon Springs.
(c) Charleston.
(d) Cairo.

5. How did King feel about his meeting with President Johnson?
(a) Impressed by his commitment to the Civil Rights bill.
(b) Worried about his stand on voter registration.
(c) Depressed about his indifference.
(d) Glad that Johnson was a fellow Communist.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why did the Chicago Freedom Movement begin to lose momentum?

2. Who urged King to run for president?

3. Demonstrations began in which state to test the compliance of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

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

5. CCCO staged a march that ended in how many arrests?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What was Bloody Sunday? Describe this event.

4. Why was King arrested in St. Augustine? What was the result of the grand jury?

5. What did King demand of the city of Birmingham? What happened?

6. What did King and the others do to increase the pressure on officials in Selma? Were these actions a success?

7. What organizational and political struggles did King face after Kennedy's death?

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

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

10. What was King's new book about? What interruptions did he face in writing it? How was the book received?

(see the answer keys)

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