The Civil Rights Movement Study Guide

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The Civil Rights Movement Study Guide

See Chapter 29 in the textbook. Be sure to read/review the information in the three sections. See all handouts, homework assignments, class work and notes. The test will be worth 100 pts.

Be able to analyze a quote from Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream Speech.”

Be able to define the following terms:

  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • 24th Amendment

  • Civil Rights Act of 1968

  • De jure and De facto segregation

  • Kerner Commission

  • Black Power

  • Black Panthers

  • Plessy v. Ferguson

  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

  • Affirmative action

Be able to identify the following individuals:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • James Meredith

  • Thurgood Marshall

  • Stokely Carmichael

  • Malcolm X

  • Rosa Parks

  • Lyndon B. Johnson

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • James Earl Ray

  • George Wallace

  • Fannie Lou Hamer

  • JFK

Be able to answer the following questions, prompts and statements:

  • Brown vs. Board case was responsible for jump starting the…

  • Which two states were considered to have the worst reputation of racism?

  • The tragic incident that showed the world the horror/brutality of segregation, in 1955 included…

  • First organized movement by African Americans to fight segregation…

  • Dr. King founder of…

  • Governor of Alabama who said the following quote, “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!” …

  • The court case that affirmed the legality of racial segregation and passage of the Jim Crow laws…

  • 1965: city that experienced the worst urban riots…

  • Legacy of the civil rights movement that has been challenged throughout the years…

  • Turning point of the civil rights movement was marked by…

  • What accomplishments of the civil rights movement were achieved through nonviolent means? Why did some African Americans come to reject nonviolence?

  • Compare what Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X achieved for African Americans.

  • How did the media and music play a part within the civil rights movement?

  • Be able to analyze a quote from Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream Speech.”

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