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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 does Kennedy meet the heads of the Civil Rights groups?
2. Whose phone does Hoover bug in this chapter?
3. What does the judge charge the sheriff with?
4. What have the authorities closed in Birmingham?
5. What do the police use on the students to keep them out of the downtown area?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the Freedom Riders enrage the Albany sheriff?
2. How does the Albany Movement try to recover its momentum in this chapter?
3. Why did a hitman prove to be an embarrassment to the government?
4. Why is the Washington march so important to the movement?
5. Why does King snub Kennedy?
6. What changes does Megdar Evans try to implement in Jackson, Mississippi?
7. What problems does Moses have in Mississippi?
8. How do the police prevent the D-Day marches from entering downtown?
9. What deal does King make with Robert Kennedy in this chapter?
10. How does Moses react to the sheriff attacking him in Chapter 13?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How important was King's education? Would the Civil Rights movement have worked without educated leaders? How difficult was it for black people to get an education in America before Civil Rights?
Essay Topic 2
Why have the police been accused of racism in the past? Have the police shown a similar attitude to poor people and minorities in general or has their attitude been particularly bad towards the blacks? How have the police force tried to combat racism?
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following and examine how they helped to bridge the racial gap.
1) Freedom Riders.
3) President Kennedy.
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