Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA 2
Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man, which lead to the bus boycott.

Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA 2

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Segregation was the norm during racial unrest and civil rights in the USA. Many white Americans had difficulty with seeing black people as free and equal. In 1919 a black boy was stoned and drowned after swimming in part of a lake reserved for whites!

Here is our second History quiz on Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA.

1.
Which secret organization used violence against black people?
Fu Flux Fighters
Ku Klux Klan
Wang Chun Gang
White Witch Weirdos
They wore white robes and hoods and were called KKK for short
2.
After an attack, the KKK usually left what behind?
A burning cross
A dead rooster
A sack of manure
A wreath of thorns
They usually struck at night
3.
Blacks were often killed for an alleged offense. This was called .......
blagging
lopping
lynching
shriking
Between 1889 and 1940 almost 4,000 were lynched
4.
A law of 1954 allowed black and white children to .......
attend the same schools
play in the same baseball teams
swap toys
visit each other's homes
Many Southern states ignored such laws
5.
Which black woman made the news in 1955?
Rachel Parr
Rita Parrish
Rosa Parks
Rowena Packer
6.
What did Rosa Parks refuse to do?
Give up her bus seat to a white man
Give up her restaurant table to a white family
Leave a church service
Send her son to a white school
She was arrested - black people boycotted the busses
7.
The bus boycott took place where?
Atlanta, Georgia
Jackson, Mississippi
Montgomery, Alabama
Nashville, Tennessee
8.
Established in the 1940s, what was CORE?
Charter of Racism Eradication
Committee of Racial Experiments
Congress of Racial Equality
Council of Radical Existence
9.
Who founded CORE?
Charles Weaver
James Farmer
Michael Baker
William Potter
10.
In 1961 CORE began a protest called Freedom .......
Marches
Rallies
Rides
Speeches
To show that people of any color could use public transportation (without segregation)
Author:  Jan Crompton

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