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1

What were the Jim Crow laws?

They segregated public spaces and facilities

2

What percentage of black Americans actually voted in Mississippi?

5% due to fear of white supremacist backlash

3

What percentage of black American teachers earn less than white American teachers?

30%

4

In 1958, Which black woman was sent to a mental asylum for applying for the University of Mississippi?

A black American teacher named Clemson King

5

What case was intended to test is the Supreme Court would be in favor of segregating schools. What was this case?

Brown vs Board of Education, Topeka, 1954

6

From 1955 to 1956, there was a bus boycott from black Americans due to racial segregation. Where was this held when who campaigned for it?

Montgomery
Rosa Parks

7

Where in Arkansas in 1957 were Government Troops sent to ensure the safety of black children in a white school after state troopers not allowing them in?

Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957

8

What does CORE stand for?

Congress of Racial Equality

9

the SNCC (Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee) started a campaign to end segregation in restaurants as a restaurant had seats for whites but made blacks stand. What was this called?

Greensboro Sit-ins (1960)