Bearing the Cross Test | Final Test - Medium

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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. SCLC employees were unhappy about what?
(a) The death threats they received.
(b) King's schedule.
(c) Their pay.
(d) The violence leaders were advocating.

2. What was the first march to the bridge nicknamed?
(a) Bloody Sunday.
(b) March of Violence.
(c) Path to Glory.
(d) March of Blood.

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

4. James Meredith announced his intention to walk from where to where?
(a) Memphis to Jackson.
(b) Biloxi to Washington DC.
(c) Chicago to Atlanta.
(d) New Orleans to Boston.

5. Who was famous for being the first black man to enroll at the University of Mississippi?
(a) James Meredith.
(b) Michael Jury.
(c) Wayne Johnson.
(d) Jesse Jackson.

Short Answer Questions

1. In St. Augustine, rumors arose that the sheriff was a part of what group?

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

3. King blamed the riots on what cause?

4. Who used the term "black power" for the first time in a public form?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What was Bloody Sunday? Describe this event.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. 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?

(see the answer keys)

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