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1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
In what state did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her seat on a bus?
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Who shot Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968?
John Wilkes Booth
Lee Harvey Oswald
James Earl Ray
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What author of the novel 'Song of Solomon' won the Nobel Prize for literature?
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What Supreme Court decision decreed that public schools should be integrated?
Marbury v. Madison
Brown v. Board
Roe v. Wade
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This botanist is widely credited with inventing peanut butter:
George Washington Carter
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Whose refusal to give up her seat on a public bus sparked a boycott of Montgomerey, AL buses?
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What was the name of the organization founded by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPPSD)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Congress Of Racial Equality (CORE)
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Who was the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad?
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Which fourteen year old African American boy was lynched for whistling at a white woman?
George Washington Carver
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Who wrote the bestselling memoir "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"?
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Who was the first African American to play in Major League Baseball?
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Who was the first African American President of the United States?
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_______ was an American Muslim minister, human rights activist and prominent black nationalist leader.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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What were Jim Crow laws?
Laws that allowed African Americans to vote
These laws outlawed racism
These laws legalized racial segregation
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Who gave the famous "I Have a Dream" speech?
Martin Luther King Jr.
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What is an abolitionist?
A person who wanted to maintain slavery
A person who wanted to abolish slavery
A person who wanted to abolish African Americans
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Who signed the Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves?
Ulysses S. Grant
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What did the 15th Amendment, ratified in 1870, allow African Americans to do?
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