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

2. On what date was the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 signed?
(a) July 4.
(b) June 12.
(c) June 7.
(d) July 2.

3. Who did Dr. King go to help in Memphis, Tennessee, during a strike against unfair labor practices?
(a) African American factory linesmen.
(b) African American farm workers.
(c) African American sanitation workers.
(d) African American dock loaders.

4. What was the broad strategy of the Black Power Movement?
(a) Educating whites on the power of African Americans.
(b) Equality of women.
(c) African American solidarity.
(d) Reclaiming of American land.

5. What was Martin Luther King, Sr.'s, nickname?
(a) Father K.
(b) Daddy Martin.
(c) Daddy King.
(d) Father M.

Short Answer Questions

1. What year was the Ebenezer Baptist church formed?

2. In what year was Dr. King's book Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community published?

3. What church was Ebenezer Baptist Church an outgrowth of?

4. What must people of oppression accumulate to realize deliverance?

5. What work did Dr. King publish, according to Chapter 11 ("I Have A Dream"), when he was considered the "prophet of the hour"?

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. According to King's speech "A Time to Break Silence," who was the most "vicious modern dictator"?

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. According to the summary in the introduction of Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here?", what were the circumstances that surrounded King's last and most radical address to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference presidential address?

5. According to King's speech "A Time to Break Silence," what change did America make in effort to "quell the insurgency that Diem's methods had aroused"?

6. 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"?

7. In his speech "Where Do We Go From Here?", Martin Luther King, Jr. stated that the United States mishandled money in regard to its own people. According to King, how did the United States misappropriate funds?

8. 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?

9. According to the summary in Chapter 19: "The Drum Major Instinct," what was the importance of the black church in the African American culture?

10. 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?

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