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

2. What was the first march to the bridge nicknamed?

3. Where did King and the potential voters refuse to vacate the sidewalk?

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

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

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What was Bloody Sunday? Describe this event.

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

4. Who was James Meredith? What did he decide to do? What happened to him?

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

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

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

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

9. 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?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the tensions that existed in the Civil Rights Movement. This may include tensions between organizations and between people. Why do you think these tensions existed? How were they handled? Would you have done anything differently?

Essay Topic 2

What was SNCC? How did this organization differ from some of the other civil rights organizations involved in the movement? What was the role of SNCC in the movement? What activities did the organization use?

Essay Topic 3

What was the Civil Rights Movement? What goals did the movement have? Was the movement successful in reaching these goals? Why or why not?

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