Quiz: Civil Rights

  1. Use the following article to describe the Columbia Race Riot as an example of violence of the Jim Crow era. Columbia Race Riot, 1946
  2. Describe the period between Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement that became known as the Jim Crow period. What are some examples of Jim Crow laws or ways that voting was denied.

Use the following article to help answer 3

How the Children of Birmingham Changed the Civil-Rights Movement

The Freedom Rides of 1961

3.  The Civil Rights Movement was a grassroots movement. Using any examples covered to help explain and apply the term “grassroots” to the Civil Rights Movement.

4. Describe the role that TV, media, and images of violence in the South played in the Civil Rights Movement. How did TV make what happened in the South national — and international — news?

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