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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When did Dr. King deliver his last, and greatest, sermon?
(a) April 5, 1968.
(b) May 3, 1968.
(c) March 3, 1968.
(d) April 3, 1968.
2. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what do the powerless never experience?
3. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what do the "powerful" never lose?
4. Who began to question President Eisenhower's commitment to more troops in Vietnam?
(a) People outside the United States.
(b) People in the military.
(c) People of color.
(d) People of conscience.
5. When did Dr. King deliver his last SCLC presidential address?
(a) August 16, 1967.
(b) December 5, 1967.
(c) January 1, 1970.
(d) October 28, 1975.
6. What was the name of the police chief who ordered his officers to turn hoses on demonstrators during the registration of black students at its state university?
(a) William J. Bratton.
(b) "Bull" Connor.
(c) William Plinkerton.
(d) Thomas Byrnes.
7. What was the name of the march during which Dr. King delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech?
(a) March on Washington, D.C. for Equality for All.
(b) March on Washington, D.C. for Civil Rights.
(c) March on Washington, D.C. for Liberty and Freedom.
(d) March on Washington, D.C. for the African American Move From Minority.
8. What publication printed Dr. King's most historic and controversial address tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?
(c) Negro History Bulletin.
(d) Ebony 21.
9. What memorial was the background for Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech?
(a) Lincoln Memorial.
(b) Jefferson Memorial.
(c) George Mason Memorial.
(d) Washington Monument.
10. According to Chapter 20: "I See the Promised Land," what did Dr. King have a deep sense of?
(a) Religious vocation.
(b) Common ideals.
(c) Hidden agendas.
(d) American pride.
11. On what date did Dr. King accept his Nobel Peace Prize?
(a) October 16, 1964.
(b) December 10, 1964.
(c) January 30, 1964.
(d) June 11, 1964.
12. Who claimed that the victims of the American military were often people of color?
(a) Dr. King.
(b) John F. Kennedy.
(c) W.E.B. DuBois.
(d) President Eisenhower.
13. What did President Eisenhower claim encouraged American military involvement around the globe?
(a) A "military formed by the different."
(b) A "military that cared about the nation."
(c) A "military-industrial complex."
(d) A "military financed by the people."
14. What was the name of the 37-year-old NAACP field secretary murdered on his front porch on June 12, 1963?
(a) Medgar Evans.
(b) William Pickens.
(c) Robert Bagnall.
(d) W.E.B. Du Bois.
15. On what date was President John F. Kennedy assassinated?
(a) July 19, 1957.
(b) November 22, 1963.
(c) August 28, 1963.
(d) December 5, 1955.
Short Answer Questions
1. Despite the Civil Rights Act of 1964, what were African Americans still denied in some parts of the South?
2. What was the name of the war primarily between the U.S. and the Soviet Union?
3. Who published Dr. King's book Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?
4. What magazine did Dr. King's article from Chapter 17: "Black Power Defined" appear in?
5. In 1964, what party was refused a seat by the Democratic National Convention?
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