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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. When did the war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union begin and end?
2. What was the ethnicity of the people who attended the anti-war demonstration that Dr. King led?
(a) Black and white.
(b) Black only.
(c) White only.
(d) Hispanic, black, and white.
3. What was the name of the war primarily between the U.S. and the Soviet Union?
(a) The Russian-American War.
(b) The Cold Conflict.
(c) The Russian Conflict.
(d) The Cold War.
4. What was the publication date from Dr. King's article from Chapter 17: "Black Power Defined"?
(a) August 5, 1965.
(b) June 11, 1967.
(c) December 5, 1955.
(d) July 11, 1968.
5. Who was sworn into the presidency following the assassination of JFK?
(a) Richard M. Nixon.
(b) Dwight D. Eisenhower.
(c) Lyndon Johnson.
(d) Gerald R. Ford.
Short Answer Questions
1. At what meeting did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?
2. 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?
3. Who claimed that the victims of the American military were often people of color?
4. What year was considered a momentous year in American history and in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.?
5. Who began to question President Eisenhower's commitment to more troops in Vietnam?
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 were the circumstances that surrounded King's "Eulogy for the Martyred Children"?
3. What did King, in his speech "A Time to Break Silence," claim the Vietnamese watched Americans do during the Vietnam War?
4. What did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim needed to be done to begin America's extraction from the war in Vietnam?
5. 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?
6. What was the reasoning behind King's speech on March 25, 1967?
7. Why did Martin Luther King, Jr., describe Americans as "strange liberators" in "A Time to Break Silence"?
8. According to King's speech "I Have A Dream," the song "America" needed to be sung, and believed, by all that sang it. Name three things that King wanted freedom to ring from.
9. 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"?
10. Why did Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X declare America a "sick society"?
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