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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. King was warned of an attempt on his life during a visit to where?
(a) Marion.
(b) Selma.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Washington D.C.

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

3. In Chicago, the movement included nine points in their demand about what?
(a) Fair housing.
(b) Bus schedules.
(c) Church equality.
(d) Police employment.

4. Bevel convinced King that the focus in Chicago should shift from segregation to what?
(a) Sexism in the city offices.
(b) Hiring practices.
(c) Welfare in the black neighborhoods.
(d) Economic disadvantages of the black community.

5. Which city was chosen for SCLC demonstrations because of its noncompliance to the Civil Rights Law of 1964?
(a) Dallas.
(b) Selma.
(c) Charleston.
(d) Atlanta.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Chicago Project Breadbasket would be run by whom?

2. What tragedy happened before the march to Montgomery?

3. What illnesses did King suffer from in the summer of 1965?

4. The grand jury in St. Augustine said they would agree to form a biracial committee after the Civil Rights activists did what?

5. Where did the marchers attempt to camp, but were told to move on?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was Bloody Sunday? Describe this event.

2. What did the federal Office of Education do in Chicago? How did this affect the movement?

3. What did King's wife receive? How did King feel about this?

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

5. Where did riots break out? What did King say caused the riots?

6. How did King feel about the war in Vietnam? How did he become involved in the debate over the war? What reaction did people have to this?

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

8. What obstacles did King and the others face during the Meredith March? How did they handle these obstacles?

9. Why did King agree to suspend all demonstrations in St. Augustine? What did he learn after doing this?

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

(see the answer keys)

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