Bearing the Cross Test | Final Test - Hard

David Garrow
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In October, the federal Office of Education stopped funding to which city's schools because of segregation?

2. King demanded that Birmingham hire how many black police officers?

3. Where was some of the worst police violence seen through 1964?

4. In 1964, King learned that he had won what?

5. What did the package delivered to the King home contain?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What was Bloody Sunday? Describe this event.

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

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

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

7. What was the Coordinating Committee of Community Organizations? Where was this group located?

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

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

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?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What was the Freedom Ride? How did this demonstration begin? What happened during the demonstration? Why do you think these events happened? Was the demonstration a success? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

What was Bloody Sunday? What happened during this demonstration? How did King become involved in the situation? What did King and the others plan and how did this turn out?

Essay Topic 3

What was King's relationship like with the Presidents? What did Kennedy advise King about? Did King listen to Kennedy? How did King feel that Administrations were doing with Civil Rights?

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