1. The United States
Supreme Court ruled that "separate but equal" facilities were legal
in which 1896 court case?
2. Which African
American leader delivered the speech that became known as the "Atlanta
3. King's father
was which of the following?
4. How many siblings
did King have?
6. When King first
went to college, he was considering which professions?
7. Where did King
meet Coretta Scott?
8. Theologian Walter
Rauschenbusch is known for which of the following ideas?
9. From whom did
King first hear of Mahatma Gandhi?
10. When King graduated
from Boston University, where did he find work?
11. Whose act of
defiance began the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
12. What group was
founded to oversee the bus boycott?
13. How long did
the boycott last?
14. A decision from
what institution led to the end of the boycott?
15. Why did the City
of Montgomery sue the Montgomery Improvement Association?
16. What year was
the Southern Christian Leadership Conference founded?
17. Which of the
following people was NOT an advisor to King?
18. Which African
nation did King visit in 1957?
19. On the cover
of which magazine did King appear in 1957?
20. The wave of student
sit-ins that swept the country in 1960 began in which Southern
21. Who was the go-between
for King and the Kennedy Administration?
22. In order to ensure
the safety of the Freedom Rides, what did the Attorney General
23. In Albany, Georgia,
King and the SCLC focused most on what?
24. Who was the police
chief of Albany, Georgia?
25. Which of the
following did NOT lead to the failure of the campaign in Albany,
26. Which of the
following people was a preacher in Birmingham?
27. What percentage
of the population of Birmingham was black?
28. What violent
means did the Birmingham police use to disperse protestors?
29. The Birmingham
demonstrations led to which piece of federal legislation?
30. After King and
the City negotiated an end to the protests, what did King do next?
31. About how many
people marched on Washington on 28 August 1963?
32. Who spoke last
at the rally that concluded the march?
33. In what Southern
state was Medgar Evers shot?
34. Which presidential
candidate did King endorse in 1964?
35. How many civil
rights workers were murdered during "Freedom Summer" in 1964?
36. Where did King
receive the Nobel Peace Prize?
37. Out of over 15,000
black residents in Selma, Alabama, how many were registered to
vote in 1965?
38. When plans were
announced for a march from Selma to Montgomery, who prohibited
it the event?
39. How many federal
troops were sent to accompany protestors, the third time they marched
from Selma to Montgomery?
40. During the Selma
Campaign, whom did the Ku Klux Klan kill?
41. Five days after
the Voting Rights Act of 1965 became law, where did massive riots
42. To what city
did King move at the beginning of 1966?
43. What slogan did
Stokely Carmichael popularize and King refuse to endorse?
44. At the end of
his life, what issue did King begin to address that did not relate
directly to civil rights for African Americans?
45. In his final
years, King turned his attention from issues strictly political
to issues that were what?
46. It has been suggested
that which of the following groups had a hand in King's assassination?
47. Who was convicted
of King's murder?
48. Why did King
go to Memphis, Tennessee in April 1968?
49. How many riots
occurred in the wake of King's death?
50. Where is King