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. Where did Dr. King attend college during his undergraduate studies?

2. How many students were expelled on March 2, 1960, by the Alabama Board of Education?

3. What city was the home to the beginning of the movement exemplified by eating at lunch counters next to Caucasians when it began February 1, 1960?

4. When did the Montgomery Bus boycott begin?

5. What city in Tennessee had a race riot on February 23, 1960?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," why had some African Americans become cynical and disillusioned?

5. What were the reasons that King's trip to India kept getting put off?

6. 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?

7. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," how did the African American's awareness of the struggle for freedom in a worldwide realm help to account for a new sense of dignity?

8. According to King's speech "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness," what two fronts must the African American work on during the period of social change?

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Some may come to misunderstand the collaboration of a movement that pursues inclusion (the Civil Rights Movement) while celebrating individuality of a race (The Black Power Movement). Examine how these two "movements" can live in harmony even though they, by definition, are very different. Discuss the different attributes of each movement and their similarities. How do their differences speak to their ability to be cohesive?

Essay Topic 3

Martin Luther King, Jr., seemed to speak to the younger African Americans and have them join him in his fight for civil rights. Why do you believe that Dr. King targeted this specific audience? What was the significance of influencing students to take part in the non-violent fight for civil rights?

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