Which organization was led by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Which of these is the BEST example of using economic pressure to bring about change?
Boycotting of California grapes in the late 1960s
What was the purpose of “SNCC” during the early years of the Civil Right era?
it coordinated students around the south in resisting segregation laws
Identify the following quote, “Let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia. Let freedom ring from Lookout Mountain of Tennessee. Let freedom ring from every hill and molehill of Mississippi. From every mountainside, let freedom ring.”
“I Have a Dream”
SNCC was known for organizing events to desegregate lunch counters called what?
Which statement describes the MAIN impact television had on the Vietnam War?
It caused many Americans to stop supporting the war in Vietnam.
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Rachel Carson’s 1962 Silent Spring was a groundbreaking work regarding what topic?
the environment
Cesar Chavez was a key figure in gaining rights for
migrant workers.
A very popular form of protest during the anti-Vietnam War movement was
draft card burning.
By the 1960s, women in American society
often worked outside the home, but for lower wages than men with similar qualifications.
Who is credited with starting the “Second Wave” of the Women’s Rights Movement in the United States with her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique, and was the primary founder of the National Organization for Women in 1966?
Betty Friedan
Which BEST describes the term “Silent Majority”?
a conservative political movement that began in the late 1960s
The popularity of Barry Goldwater in the 1964 Presidential election showed that
there was a considerable conservative electoral base in the U.S.
“The purpose of ______ is to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men.” Betty Friedan, 1966 Which answer BEST fits in the blank in this quote?
the National Organization for Women
Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young was part of which group?
Southern Christian Leadership Conference