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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 demonstration was held at Rainbow Beach in Chicago?
2. How many students were expelled on March 2, 1960, by the Alabama Board of Education?
3. At some points, how did Dr. King help to keep the SCLC's cash flow problems from shutting down due to financial ruin?
(a) King asked for donations from wealthy people.
(b) King worked multiple jobs to keep the SCLC afloat.
(c) King sold personal possessions to keep the SCLC afloat.
(d) King put money from his speaking engagements into the SCLC.
4. Why was Dr. King in jail while writing the "Letter from a Birmingham Jail"?
(a) Eating with a white man at a "White Only" diner.
(b) Participating in a conference for racial equality.
(c) Riding on an interstate bus with other activists.
(d) Participating in civil rights demonstrations.
5. Who was the first black student to graduate from the high school in Arkansas on May 27, 1958?
(a) Stokeley Carmichael.
(b) Fred Shuttlesworth.
(c) Charles K. Steele.
(d) Ernest Green.
Short Answer Questions
1. What county, on June 26, 1959, closed its entire school system rather than allow integration?
2. What year was Mohandas Gandhi assassinated?
3. Where did Martin Luther King, Jr., attend school to obtain his Bachelor of Divinity degree?
4. How old was Martin Luther King, Jr., when Gandhi was assassinated?
5. What became a pseudonym for the Civil Rights Movement?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what were the successful precedents that showed that civil rights could be obtained peacefully?
2. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," why had some African Americans become cynical and disillusioned?
3. 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?
4. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," why did he think that white people thought blacks deserved (and enjoyed) second-class status?
5. What happened on December 1, 1955, to initiate the forward movement of the Civil Rights Movement?
6. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," why was it difficult for young people to realize the effectiveness of nonviolence in the Civil Rights Movement?
7. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what were the problems associated with the shift from rural to urban life for African Americans?
8. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," what would it take for the "master race" to civilize African Americans "to a degree"?
9. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did King describe as "the face of the future"?
10. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what were some of the factors that led to a new sense of self-respect on the part of the African American?
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