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1.  What Supreme Court case overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson?
2.  What was the platform of Malcolm X
3.  Why did President Eisenhower have to send federal troops in Little Rock?
4.  What was the most successful type of non-violent protest during the Civil Rights
    Movement?
5. What was the purpose of the Voting Rights Act of 1965?
6. What was the purpose of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964?
7. What event led to Martin Luther King Jr. becoming the leader of the Civil Rights
    Movement?
8. What is the significance of federal troops getting involved in protecting African
    American students?
9. What is the main theme of Martin Luther King Jr.’s protests?
10. What was the outcome of Brown vs. Board of Education?
11. What happens to government when extreme public pressure is placed on society?
12. What is the purpose of affirmative action?
13. List three acts that government passed during the Civil Rights Movement to end
    discrimination.
14. What was the major split of the Civil Rights Movement? What did these groups
    want to achieve?
15. What was the conclusion of the Kerner Commission?
16. Define civil disobedience and give an example.
17. List three outcomes of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.

				
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