Chapter 29 Civil Rights

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  1. The first organized movement by African Americans to fight segregation was ___.
  2. president who demanded that Congress pass a sweeping civil rights law but did not live to see it enacted
  3. Black nationalism, black power and community developement was advocated by the
  4. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 made segregation illegal in
  5. veteran who became the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi
  6. president who appointed a committee to study the causes of urban violence
  7. This Black Panthers were a _______ formed to fight against police brutality in the ghetto.
  8. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a founder and the first president of the
  9. activist whose protest helped spark the Montgomery bus boycott
  10. What was the main type of pressure exerted by the Montgomery Improvement Association in response to segregation on buses?
  11. This is segregation that exists by practice and custom, not by law.
  12. NAACP lawyer who argued the Brown v. Board of Education case before the Supreme Court
  13. A major turning point in the civil rights movement was marked by the assassination of
  14. King objected to the use of this slogan because he believed it provoked violence.
  15. One legacy of the civil rights movement that has been challenged in recent years is ___ programs.
  16. What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 enable federal officials to do?
  17. A concentration of urban African Americans in slum areas is an example of


  1. civil rights leader and minister who believed deeply in the power of nonviolent protest
  2. spokesperson for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party at the 1964 Democratic Convention
  3. He urged SNCC to stop recruiting whites and to focus on developing African-American pride.
  4. civil rights leader who became impatient with nonviolence and called for “Black Power”
  5. The Civil Rights Act of 1968 banned discrimination in
  6. Headed by Elijah Muhammad, this organization was also known as the Black Muslims.
  7. One accomplishment of the ___ was bringing about a federal ban on segregation in all interstate travel facilities.
  8. Appealing to many African Americans’ anger and frustration over a lack of social and economic power, ___ preached a militant approach to civil rights.
  9. Affirmed the legality of racial segregation and prompted the passage of Jim Crow laws?
  10. Doctrine relating to public education was overturned by the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education?
  11. De jure segregation is segregation that results from
  12. president who ordered soldiers to protect African-American students trying to integrate a white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas
  13. The goal of this was to study the causes of urban violence.
  14. the main cause of urban violence
  15. Malcolm X's trip to______ helped to soften his attitude toward white people. He began preaching a message of “ballots or bullets.”
  16. In the summer of 1964, thousands of white college students took part in a campaign to ___________ African American voters in Mississippi

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