Bearing the Cross Test | Final Test - Medium

David Garrow
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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. Who heckled King during his speech?
(a) SCLC.
(b) SNCC.
(c) CCCO.
(d) NAACP.

2. One of SNCC's leaders was arrested in Atlanta on what charge?
(a) Instigating a riot.
(b) Breaking into police headquarters.
(c) Killing a police officer.
(d) Robbing a bank.

3. King demanded that Birmingham hire how many black police officers?
(a) 10.
(b) 18.
(c) 25.
(d) 6.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What were the marchers attacked with in Canton?

2. King learned that the Johnson Administration was taking money from social programs for what?

3. Why was there an uproar in the Chicago press about King?

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

5. What caused tension between the SCLC and SNCC?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. Activists in which city approached King about helping them with their boycotts and demonstrations? What was the situation in this city?

5. Who first used the term "black power?" How did King feel about the term?

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

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

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

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

10. What happened to the Meredith March after Meredith was shot?

(see the answer keys)

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