People, Terms, and Events Worksheet (2L)

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People, Terms, and Events Worksheet
Relating to Civil Rights

Name _________________________________
Date _________________________________
Class _________________________________
Define the following:

1.    bigotry -


2.    Black Codes -


3.    Bloody Sunday -


4.    carpetbaggers -


5.    civil disobedience -


6.    civil rights -


7.    Civil Rights -


8.    Congress of Racial Equality -


9.    Courageous Eight -


10.   direct action -
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11.   discrimination -


12.   freedmen -


13.   grandfather clause -


14.   Jim Crow laws-


15.   Ku Klux Klan -


16.   literacy test -


17.   lynching -


18.   massive resistance -


19.   Modern Civil Rights Movement -


20.   Montgomery Bus Boycott -


21.   National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -


22.   poll tax -


23.   prejudice -


24.   racism -


25.   Reconstruction -

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26.   Red Shirts -


27.   scalawags -


28.   selective buying campaign -


29.   sharecropping -


30.   sit-in -


31.   Southern Christian Leadership Conference -


32.   Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee -


33.   tenant farmer -


34.   vigilante -


35.   voucher system -


36.   White Citizens' Council -


Identify the following people:
1.    Ralph Abernathy -


2.    Jonathan Daniels -


3.    Rutherford B. Hayes -


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4.    Jimmie Lee Jackson -


5.    Martin Luther King, Jr. -


6.    John Lewis -


7.    Viola Liuzzo -


8.    Rosa Parks -


9.    James Reeb -


10.   Joseph Smitherman -


11.   George Corley Wallace -


12.   Hosea Lorenzo Williams -


Name "The Courageous Eight":
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

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Identify the following people involved in the Civil Rights Movement:
1.   J.L. Chestnut, Jr., was the first black __________________ in Selma.

2.   Jim Clark served as _______________ of Dallas County.

3.   Dallas County Circuit Judge James Hare was famous for his 1964 injunction barring
     _________________________________________.
4.   Wilson Baker served in Selma as __________________________________.

5.   Stokely Carmichael was a member of the political organization
     ______________________.

6.   The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was passed by President ____________________.

7.   The death of __________________________ inspired the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery
     Voting Rights March.

8.   The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee member __________________________
     led Civil Rights marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma in 1965.


Explain the importance of the following Supreme Court cases and legislation:

1.   Dred Scott v. Sanford -


2.   Plessy v. Ferguson -


3.   Sweatt v. Painter -


4.   Brown v. Board of Education -


5.   13th Amendment -


6.   14th Amendment -


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7.    15th Amendment -


8.    19th Amendment -


9.    24th Amendment -


10.   26th Amendment -


11.   Confiscation Act of 1862 -


12.   Emancipation Proclamation -


13.   Civil Rights Act of 1866 -


14.   Compromise of 1877 -


15.   Civil Rights Act of 1957 -


16.   Civil Rights Act of 1964 -


17.   Voting Rights Act of 1965 -




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