Unit 7 Review

Top 10 Fast Facts:

1.) In 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus in Alabama. This led to the Mongomery Bus Boycotts.

2.) The separation of races is known as segregation.

3.) Which court case overturned Plessy vs Ferguson (1896) and allowed separate public schools to integrate? Brown vs Board of Education

4.) Civil Disobedience means to protest without violence.

5.) The 24th amendment made poll taxes illegal. A poll tax is a tax to vote.

6.) The 14th amendment states that equality should be given to anyone - it does not matter their race, gender or age.

7.) President Ronald Reagan created his idea of 'Reaganomics' in an effort to fix our country.

8.) The Greensboro 'Sit In's at Woolworth store lunch counter is an example of civil disobedience.

9.) President John F. Kennedy wanted to end racial descrimmination.

10.) President Richard Nixon supported the idea to give more power to the states than to the Federal government.

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