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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. What was the name of the high school that nine black children attended under surveillance of federal troops, in Arkansas?
(a) Centralia West High School.
(b) Wesclin High School.
(c) Central High School.
(d) Triad High School.
2. What did Dr. King plead with Americans not to default upon during his "I Have A Dream" speech?
(a) Promise to form a better nation.
(b) Promise to move forward with equality.
(c) Indebtedness to the spirit and principle of democracy.
(d) Completeness of pride and honor towards their nation.
3. What major movement followed the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Sit-In Movement?
(a) March on Washington.
(b) Black Panther Movement.
(c) Freedom Ride.
(d) Freedom Summer.
4. What Illinois city approved a plan that prevented the erection of an interracial housing development on December 21, 1959?
(c) Du Quoin.
5. On what date did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus?
(a) October 1, 1995.
(b) October 1, 1965.
(c) December 1, 1955.
(d) December 1, 1965.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the name of one of the first integrated group of interstate travelers that later served as Dr. King's chief strategists?
2. Who were Dr. and Mrs. King guests of during their stay in India?
3. What year was Mohandas Gandhi assassinated?
4. What is the date noted at the beginning of Chapter 4, "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools"?
5. At some points, how did Dr. King help to keep the SCLC's cash flow problems from shutting down due to financial ruin?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," why had some African Americans become cynical and disillusioned?
2. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," why did he think that white people thought blacks deserved (and enjoyed) second-class status?
3. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what would have happened in the United States if the country were to gain three million "southern Negro" votes?
4. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what two fronts must the African American work on during the period of social change?
5. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," there were eight descriptions of the "New Negro." What were three of the eight of the descriptions?
6. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what is the primary reason for bringing an end to racial discrimination?
7. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did the march demonstrate to him?
8. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," how did the African American's awareness of the struggle for freedom in a worldwide realm help to account for a new sense of dignity?
9. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," why did many black men lose their self-respect?
10. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," why should new graduates become dedicated fighters for civil rights?
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