Why did civil rights leaders plan a march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama?

1. Why did civil rights leaders plan a march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama? (1 point)They were boycotting the segregated public transportation.

They thought the Civil Rights Act didn’t go far enough.

They wanted Congress to pass the Voting Rights Act.

2. How did the Black Panthers differ from civil rights leaders such as Dr. King? (1 point)The Black Panthers justified using violence to defend themselves.

The Black Panthers opposed the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

The Black Panthers organized mostly in small towns and the countryside.

3. What event in 1968 showed that the United States still needed to work on racial equality? (1 point)riots in several American cities

repeal of the Voting Rights Act

the beginning of public school busing

4. Which of the following best describes the situation of African Americans in 1975? (1 point)African Americans were still largely oppressed by segregation laws and unjust hiring standards.

African Americans equaled whites in pay and social acceptance by 1975.

Although African Americans' political participation increased, they still remained behind whites economically.

5. Which of the following was one of the earliest civil rights successes? (1 point)the Montgomery Bus Boycott

the march from Selma to Washington

Freedom Summer

6. Where did Martin Luther King give his “I Have a Dream" speech? (1 point)at the end of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

the 1963 March on Washington

on the bridge leaving Selma for Montgomery

7. Who was James Meredith? (1 point)a civil rights worker killed during the Freedom Summer

the leader of SNCC

the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi

8. Which of the following people influenced Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? (1 point)Mahatma Gandhi

Franklin D. Roosevelt

John F. Kennedy Jr.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    I have no idea.

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  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

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