I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What group organized the first integrated group of interstate travelers?

2. What did the civil rights bill, signed on September 9, 1957, establish?

3. What county, on June 26, 1959, closed its entire school system rather than allow integration?

4. How many student demonstrators were arrested in Nashville, Tennessee, on February 27, 1960?

5. Where was Martin Luther King, Jr., ordained to the Christian ministry?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. 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?

4. According to King's speech "I Have A Dream," what can African Americans never be satisfied with?

5. 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?

6. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," why is racial injustice a national, and not a sectional, problem?

7. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," why should new graduates become dedicated fighters for civil rights?

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. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what would have happened in the United States if the country were to gain three million "southern Negro" votes?

10. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what were second-class methods?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the importance of Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and their association with the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement. How did each action affect the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the "Drum Major Instinct." What is the "Drum Major Instinct"? How did it develop? Upon what is it based ? What is the "Drum Major Instinct's" importance to the Civil Rights Movement? Why did Dr. King find it necessary to design a sermon around the "Drum Major Instinct"?

Essay Topic 3

Martin Luther King, Jr.. was influenced by Mohandas Gandhi. In what ways did Gandhi directly influence Dr. King and the way he choose to fight for civil rights?

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