Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What has to be included in the Part IV to still enforce voting rights?
(a) Due diligance.
(b) Jury trial.
(c) Desegregation.
(d) Civil contempt provisions.

2. With the launch of Sputnik in 1957, what issue does LBJ brings to the table?
(a) Committee Funding.
(b) Wartime.
(c) Preparedness.
(d) Safety.

3. What does LBJ have to do before being sworn in as VP?
(a) Undergo an investigation.
(b) Address Congress.
(c) Resign from Senate.
(d) Request permission from Senate.

4. How do conservative financiers control the Mexican American votes?
(a) The patron system.
(b) Bribes.
(c) Keeping voter registration down.
(d) Threats.

5. Who does LBJ know opposes change to the Civil Rights Bill?
(a) Democrats.
(b) Liberals.
(c) Southerners.
(d) Republicans.

6. What is the vote on making H.R. 6127 pending business?
(a) 50-79.
(b) 18-71.
(c) 71-18.
(d) 25-98.

7. What do liberals feel is the result if a white juror is selected for the southern jury?
(a) A hung Jury.
(b) Conviction.
(c) Aquittal.
(d) Racism.

8. In addition to LBJ, what other two Senators do not sign the Declaration of Constitutional Principles?
(a) Gore and Eastland.
(b) Kefauver and Gore.
(c) Gore and Russell.
(d) Russell and Kefauver.

9. Who has too much power under Part III of the bill?
(a) Federal government.
(b) Majority leader.
(c) House of Representatives.
(d) State government.

10. What committees do the new Democrats demand?
(a) Education and Policy.
(b) Foreign Affairs and Appropriations.
(c) Policy and Steering.
(d) Appropriations and Education.

11. How does the town of Corpus Christi feel about LBJ's actions to bring the soldier home?
(a) He is bringing false publicity.
(b) Honored.
(c) He is uplifting the town by his efforts.
(d) Devastated.

12. How do southerners vote on the civil rights bill?
(a) For-pro forma.
(b) Against-pro forma.
(c) Against-pro facta.
(d) For-pro facta.

13. How many southern states call LBJ "favorite son"?
(a) Five.
(b) Four.
(c) Seven.
(d) Two.

14. On February 3, 1956, how must is Senator Case bribed with?
(a) $25,000.00.
(b) $45,000.00.
(c) $40,000.00.
(d) $30,000.00.

15. Who is elected LBJ's replacement for Majority Leader?
(a) Muskie.
(b) Chruch.
(c) Russell.
(d) Mansfield.

Short Answer Questions

1. What tactic, successful in the past, fail during the rallies after African Americans have Martin Luther King Jr as a leader?

2. Prior to holding the Presidency, what does LBJ say about African Americans?

3. Who does LBJ recruit to help with his presidential nomination?

4. In addition to Russell, what other Senator is hesitant to support LBJ for the 1956 nomination?

5. What does Lady Bird consider the happiest years of her life?

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