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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. According to the footnotes on Chapter 20: "I See the Promise Land," who is Judge Hooks?
(a) Reverend Thomas Hooks.
(b) Reverend Dr. Benjamin Hooks.
(c) Dr. Arthur Hooks.
(d) Dr. Terrance Hooks.

2. Who began to question President Eisenhower's commitment to more troops in Vietnam?
(a) People of conscience.
(b) People of color.
(c) People outside the United States.
(d) People in the military.

3. 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."

4. According to Chapter 20: "I See the Promised Land," what did Dr. King have a deep sense of?
(a) Hidden agendas.
(b) Common ideals.
(c) American pride.
(d) Religious vocation.

5. On what date were excerpts from the sermon from Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct" played for Dr. King's nationally televised funeral service?
(a) February 19, 1968.
(b) April 9, 1968.
(c) June 9, 1968.
(d) October 19, 1968.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who claimed that the victims of the American military were often people of color?

2. What church was bombed that led Dr. King to deliver a sermon at the funeral of the little girls killed during the bombing?

3. What memorial was the background for Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech?

4. Where did Dr. King deliver his last sermon?

5. Who was murdered on February 21, 1965, in New York City?

Short Essay Questions

1. In King's speech "Where Do We Go From Here?", why did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim that the Negro had been "confined to the life of voicelessness and powerlessness"?

2. What prompted the Nobel Peace Prize committee to search for the "greatest apostle of peace" in 1964?

3. In 1967, as summarized in the introduction of Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here?," Martin Luther King, Jr., felt caught between two distinct groups for very different reasons. Who did King feel caught between and why?

4. In King's speech "Where Do We Go From Here?," what did King mean by "as long as a mind is enslaved, the body can never be free"?

5. What was the reasoning behind King's speech on March 25, 1967?

6. According the introduction of Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here?", what happened in the United States during the Cold War to upset the Civil Rights Movement?

7. During the delivery of King's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in 1964, he declared some "refusals." What were the two refusals that King put forth during his speech?

8. In King's speech "Where Do We Go From Here?", what did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim was the creed of the Negro's self-affirmation?

9. What were the circumstances that surrounded King's "Eulogy for the Martyred Children"?

10. Why did Martin Luther King, Jr., describe Americans as "strange liberators" in "A Time to Break Silence"?

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