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1.

The decision in the 1954 Brown v.Board of Education of Topeka case

 

(A)

supported Plessy v. Ferguson

 

(B)

established a "separate but equal" doctrine

 

(C)

ended segregation on public buses

 

(D)

ended segregation in public schools

  

2.

Armed resistance to public school desegregation occurred in

 

(A)

Birmingham

 

(B)

Selma

 

(C)

Little Rock

 

(D)

Washington, D.C.

  

3.

The legislation that had the greatest impact on African Americans being able to register to vote was the

 

(A)

Voting Rights Act

 

(B)

Twenty-fourth Amendment

 

(C)

Self-Determination Act of 1975

 

(D)

Civil Rights Act of 1964

  

4.

President Johnson's Great Society programs included all the following EXCEPT

 

(A)

Medicare

 

(B)

military funding

 

(C)

environmental protections

 

(D)

civil rights legislation

  

5.

There is no one political agenda that unites Hispanic Americans because

 

(A)

they come from diverse cultures

 

(B)

they haven't established leaders

 

(C)

the group is politically conservative

 

(D)

La Raza Unida only helped Mexican-Americans

  
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