AMH Final PT3

  1. A result of Rosa Parks' arrest was
    Montgomery bus boycotts
  2. The sit-in method of civil rights protest begun in Greensboro was pioneered by
  3. The philosophy of participatory democracy, espoused by Ella Baker and passed on to an influential group of young SNCC activists, could best be described as
    a process emphasizing the broad participation of constituents in the direction and operation of political systems
  4. How did the Kennedy administration react to the freedom rides in 1961?
    He discouraged them He needed the support of Southern Democrats, Cautious toward Civil Rights
  5. In 1963, Eugene “Bull” Connor was
    Birmingham's city public safety commissioner
  6. In his famous “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” Martin Luther King Jr
    responded to eight white Alabama clergymen who criticized King and worried the civil rights campaign would cause violence
  7. President Kennedy decided to ask for civil rights legislation after the
    demonstrations in Birmingham
  8. The 1963 March on Washington
    • led by Martin Luther King, Jr., provided critical support for civil rights bill to end segregation
  9. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 aimed at
    outlawing discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, and sex
  10. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 did all of the following except
    protect workers based on sexual orientation
  11. In March 1965, the effort to pass the Voting Rights Act gained impetus after violence occurred in Alabama at
  12. The Voting Rights Act of 1965
    allowed millions of blacks to register and vote for the first time
  13. A political consequence of the national Democratic Party's embrace of civil rights in the 1960s was
    Departure of many southern whites to the republican party in the '70s & '80s
  14. In 1966, the slogan “black power” was first used by
    Stokely Carmichael
  15. In the “long hot summers” of 1964–1968,
    Charges of police brutality often sparked riots
  16. The Young Lords Organization fought primarily for the civil rights of
    Puerto Ricans
  17. The lesser-known cofounder of the United Farm Workers who was a brilliant organizer was
    Dolores Huerta
  18. In 1973, two hundred Sioux, organized by AIM to dramatize their cause, engaged in several gun battles with the FBI for over two months at
    Wounded Knee
  19. How did the civil rights movement attack racial inequality in the United States?
  20. By the mid-1970s, the civil rights movement had been most successful at
    eliminating Jim Crow laws
  21. The civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s unleashed a new progressive spirit in American politics that inspired
    a renewed women's rights movement, new social programs for the poor and aged, environmental legislation
  22. The War on Poverty
    had an annual budget of less than $2 billion.
  23. The Great Society had the most success in
    Civil Rights Act, medicare
  24. The 1963 report of the President's Commission on the Status of Women
    advisory commission established on December 14, 1961, by U.S. President John F. Kennedy to investigate questions regarding women’s equality in education, in the workplace, and under the law
  25. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    authorized the president to send American troops to Vietnam
  26. The Free Speech Movement at Berkeley
    arose when the university banned political activity at a campus site that was traditionally reserved for distributing leaflets and recruiting
  27. By 1968, the death rate of American soldiers in Vietnam
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