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    The Civil Rights Movement Scavenger Hunt

    1. In your own words, based on the definitions in the link, what is your definition of civil rights? Link

    2. During Reconstruction, the Constitution was amended three times to guarantee freedmen their rights. Which amendment granted them citizenship and protected their rights? Link

    3. In 1896, the Supreme Court decided that "separate but equal" facilities for blacks and whites were legal. What was the full name of the black man who filed the lawsuit? What was the full name of the court case? What was the result of this court case? Link

    4. *DO NOT DO THIS QUESTION! THE PICTURES ON THIS LINK DO NOT OPEN! MOVE TO #5. One of the cruelest examples of racial hatred is illustrated in these photographs from a museum. What was this particular form of cruelty called? Link

    5. W.E.B. DuBois was a founding member of the oldest and largest civil rights organization in America. What were the initials for that organization? What were some of DuBois major accomplishments? Link

  • 6. Malcolm X was the main inspiration for the organization known as the black panthers. What did Malcolm X do to inspire this group? Link 7. Name three restrictions that black people had due to the Jim Crow laws? Link 8. Explain four ways that helped the efforts of disenfranchisement. Link 9. What is the main definition of the Civil rights act of 1964? Link 10. On what date did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama? What was the result of this event? Link 11. Who was the first black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi in 1962? What was the result of this event? What did President Kennedy do in response? Link 12. What was the Blossom Plan passed in 1955 in Little Rock, Arkansas? Who were the Little Rock Nine? What happened on September 4, 1957? What was Governor Orval Faubus response to this event? What was President Eisenhowers response to this event? Link

  • 13. How many years after Brown vs. Board of Education made school segregation illegal did a federal court order Arkansas to comply? Link 14. In 1954, what did the Supreme Court ruled in Brown vs. Board of Education. Who was the NAACP lawyer in the Brown v. Board of Education case? Link 15. Watch the clip. Describe in detail if you were alive and watching this in the 1960s, how would this make you feel? Was this effective? Link