Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA 4
Three American athletes made the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics.

Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA 4

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There were many protests surrounding racial unrest and civil rights in the USA. By 1966, the emergence of the Black Power Movement enlarged the aims of the Civil Rights Movement to include racial dignity and freedom from oppression by white Americans.

Try our fourth History quiz on Racial Unrest and Civil Rights in the USA.

1.
Which civil rights movement used more violent methods?
Black Power
Black Salvation
Fire Power
Power Force
2.
Who was a major Black Power figure?
Bernard Q
Gregory K
Malcolm X
Stephen Y
3.
What was Malcolm X's real name?
Malcolm Little
Malcolm Lowe
Malcolm Small
Malcolm Titch
4.
At which Olympics did three American athletes make the Black Power salute?
1964
1968
1972
1976
As a reminder that blacks were still treated as 2nd class citizens
5.
Which actor and singer tried to make lynching illegal?
Al Jolson
Harry Belafonte
Paul Robeson
Sammy Davis Jr
President Roosevelt refused to agree to this
6.
Malcolm X was assassinated in which year?
1965
1967
1969
1971
7.
Who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association?
Marcus Garvey
Martin Luther King
Stokely Carmichael
Thurgood Marshall
He wanted blacks to form a separate nation
8.
Huey Newton and Bobby Seale formed which 1960's protest group?
Black Leopards
Black Lions
Black Panthers
Black Pumas
9.
The Civil Rights Act was passed in which year?
1964
1966
1968
1970
It ended segregation of blacks and whites in the USA
10.
Which boxer changed his 'slave name' of Cassius Clay?
George Foreman
Mike Tyson
Muhammad Ali
Sonny Liston
He believed that slavery still had to be overcome
Author:  Jan Crompton

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