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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 Chapter 16 "A Time To Break Silence," who did the United States find it "easier to engage in warfare" as opposed to the Soviet Union?
(a) People of color.
(b) The French.
(c) The Koreans.
(d) The citizens of the U.S.
2. What did Dr. King's article from Chapter 17: "Black Power Defined" discuss?
(a) African American men and their role in the family.
(b) African Americans' need to vote.
(c) African American nationalism being embraced by the black community.
(d) African Americans in the war.
3. When did Dr. King speak publicly in an anti-war demonstration?
(a) June 25, 1967.
(b) March 25, 1967.
(c) April 25, 1967.
(d) October 25, 1967.
4. When did Dr. King deliver his last, and greatest, sermon?
(a) May 3, 1968.
(b) April 5, 1968.
(c) March 3, 1968.
(d) April 3, 1968.
5. On what date was President John F. Kennedy assassinated?
(a) December 5, 1955.
(b) July 19, 1957.
(c) August 28, 1963.
(d) November 22, 1963.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the name of the 37-year-old NAACP field secretary murdered on his front porch on June 12, 1963?
2. On what date did Dr. King give the sermon from Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct" at Ebenezer Baptist Church?
3. According to the chapter "Black Power Defined," what do the "powerful" never lose?
4. According to Chapter 20: "I See the Promised Land," what did Dr. King have a deep sense of?
5. Where did Dr. King accept his Nobel Peace Prize?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim needed to be done to begin America's extraction from the war in Vietnam?
2. In King's speech "Black Power Defined," King declared that the "economic highway to power has few entry lanes for Negroes." How did he explain the meaning behind this statement?
3. Why did political rightists, described in the introduction of Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here?," claim that Martin Luther King, Jr., was unpatriotic?
4. What did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim to be ironic about America's tension with the National Liberation Front?
5. In "A Time to Break Silence," what did King claim was the irony behind the war in Vietnam?
6. Describe the circumstances surrounding King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
7. What did King, in his speech "A Time to Break Silence," claim the Vietnamese watched Americans do during the Vietnam War?
8. What was the reasoning behind King's speech on March 25, 1967?
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. 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?
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