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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. When did the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) come into being?

2. What demonstration was held at Rainbow Beach in Chicago?

3. What religious journal contained a summary of Dr. King's book Stride Toward Freedom?

4. How old was Martin Luther King, Jr., when Gandhi was assassinated?

5. What staff member from the SCLC helped young people from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to think for themselves?

Short Essay Questions

1. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," why did many black men lose their self-respect?

2. 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?

3. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," what were blacks asking for as part of the "southern pattern"?

4. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did King describe as "the face of the future"?

5. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did the march demonstrate to him?

6. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what would "this generation" not take?

7. 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?

8. According to "Speech Before the Youth March for Integrated Schools," what did the denial of the right to vote do to African Americans?

9. What happened on December 5, 1955?

10. According to King's speech "Our Struggle," there were eight descriptions of the "New Negro." What were three of the eight of the descriptions?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss Martin Luther King, Jr.'s motivation for participating in the Civil Rights Movement. Why did he find it necessary to take on such a major role in the movement? How did he qualify as the leader of such a movement?

Essay Topic 2

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 3

The fight for civil rights was a fight that pitted color against color: black against white. Therefore, regardless of what was the "right" thing to do, the movement was opposed at every turn. One major opposition was the labeling of African American as communists during the Cold War. Why did those who opposed the Civil Rights Movement chose to label African Americans as communists during the Cold War? What purpose did it serve "their cause"? Why did this label make such an impact on Martin Luther King, Jr.?

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