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

2. In St. Augustine, rumors arose that the sheriff was a part of what group?
(a) The KKK.
(b) The Masons.
(c) The Nazi Party.
(d) The Communist Party.

3. Where did King go after the Meredith March?
(a) Fairfax.
(b) St. Augustine.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Dallas.

4. Why was there an uproar in the Chicago press about King?
(a) The SCLC seized a building.
(b) He attended a communist meeting.
(c) His affairs were revealed.
(d) A SNCC demonstration shut down the downtown area.

5. What did Meredith want to encourage with this walk?
(a) Ending bus segregation.
(b) Black voter turnout.
(c) Black poverty.
(d) The war in Vietnam.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which city was chosen for SCLC demonstrations because of its noncompliance to the Civil Rights Law of 1964?

2. A picture appeared in national newspapers showing what, which spread word of the violence in Selma?

3. The judge ruled that the march to Montgomery had to have less than what number of marchers?

4. Who approved several wiretaps on King's personal phone lines?

5. SCLC employees were unhappy about what?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. 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?

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

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

(see the answer keys)

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