Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 Test | Final Test - Hard

Taylor Branch
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 109 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Kennedy want to register in the South?

2. What does King ask people to do for those Negroes who have yet to learn the non-violent ways?

3. Who does the Judge tell Sam Block to stop working for?

4. Who does Moses use his one phone call to call?

5. Who did the government hire a hitman to kill?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Kennedy create the Voter Education Project?

2. Why is the Washington march so important to the movement?

3. What deal does King make with Robert Kennedy in this chapter?

4. Why does Hoover want Kennedy to keep away from Frank Sinatra?

5. How does Hoover keep an eye on King in this chapter?

6. What does the New Orleans article accuse O'Dell of?

7. How do the police prevent the D-Day marches from entering downtown?

8. Why does King snub Kennedy?

9. How does the city respond to the Albany Movement's manifesto?

10. Why did King write letters from the Birmingham Jail?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose one of the famous people Branch depicts in the book and examine his or her impact on the Civil Rights Movement.

1) What were his or her beliefs?

2) How did he or she communicate his or her beliefs to the public?

3) What impact did he or she have on the Civil Rights movement?

Essay Topic 2

Choose one of the following people and outline his influence on Martin Luther King's life and ideas.

1) Gandhi

2) Vernon Johns

3) President Kennedy

Essay Topic 3

Examine racism in America. How much has it changed since the Civil Rights Movement? How much do the students think Martin Luther King was responsible for that change? In what forms does racism still exist in America today?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 784 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.