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Chapter 15 Test-LA

the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case that resulted in the ruling that segregation was unconstitutional Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
a refusal to deal with a person, store, or organization, usually to show disapproval or to force the acceptance of certain conditions boycott
an organization formed after the Brown decision to support segregation Citizen’s Council
information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause propaganda
an organization formed in 1909 to work for equal rights for African Americans National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
a demonstration where a person or group enter a facility and refuse to leave until they are recognized or their demands are met sit-in
a federal law that ended segregation by prohibiting discrimination in public facilities and in employment Civil Rights Act of 1964
a federal law passed in 1965 that outlawed literacy tests and poll taxes and that sent registrars into the southern states to register black voters Voting Rights Act
a written description of the rules or standards under which an organization or profession should operate Code of Ethics
a law that requires all government meetings, involving both elected and appointed groups, be open to the public sunshine law
multilane, limited-access highways that extend through more than one state and are therefore part of the federal highway system interstate
neighborhoods in the outer edges of cities suburbs
transporting students to schools out of their neighborhoods in order to create racially balanced schools busing
What type of rights are given to every citizen in the United States Constitution? civil rights
Which organization sought equal rights for African Americans? NAACP
What activity is characterized by taking a seat at a counter and refusing to leave after being denied service? sit-in
What resulted in the acceptance of integration by New Orleans business leaders? a declining business climate
What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 do? It outlawed literacy tests and poll taxes.
What strategy was used to protest the lack of service to blacks at lunch counters? sit-ins
What group of people benefited from the decision in Baker v. Carr? African Americans
What did the decision in Baker v. Carr do? It created voting districts based on population.
What title best represents the subject of the cartoon on page 490? Change is a Long, Slow Process
Where in Louisiana were troops being sent to Vietnam trained? Fort Polk
Why were people in Louisiana more supportive of the Vietnam War than people throughout the United States? The bases located in the state improved the local economy.
What was the purpose of the Joint Committee on Segregation? to prevent desegregration of the schools
Where did sit-ins begin? at lunch counters
What organization organized protests in the Louisiana mill town of Bogalusa? CORE
Which method of influencing political decision making led to the Civil Rights Act of 1964? the power of public opinion
What was the result of the Voting Rights Act of 1965? the number of black voters increased
Who led a march from Bogalusa to Baton Rouge to protest racial conditions in Bogalusa? A. Z. Young
Which Louisiana governor was responsible for these projects: Sunshine Bridge, Toledo Bend Dam, present Governor’s Mansion? Jimmie Davis
What became the focus of economic development in Louisiana under Governor John McKeithen? Tourism
Which governor was faced with violence brought on by labor union strikes? John McKeithen
Why did Louisiana receive more money from severance taxes during the administration of Edwin Edwards? taxes were based on value of the resource
Which parish has experienced the greatest growth? East Baton Rouge
Which statement BEST describes the population data in the table? East Baton Rouge experienced the largest population growth between 1990 and 2000.
Where was one of the earliest bus boycotts against segregation? Baton Rouge
Who was the first woman elected to the Louisiana state senate? Virginia Shehee
Student protests against the war in Vietnam grew in Louisiana after the death of four college students at what University? Kent State
In the 1960s and 1970s, what were people who wore tie-dyed clothing and had long hair referred to as? Hippies
Prohibited discrimination in public facilities and in employment Civil Rights Act of 1964
Established separate-but-equal concept Plessy v. Ferguson
Ruled that segregation was unconstitutional Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Declared all-white primaries in the South unconstitutional Smith v. Allright
Required voting districts to be reapportioned Baker v. Carr
Led movement to end policy that required blacks to sit in the back of buses in Baton Rouge T. J. Jemison
Whites protested her attendance at William Frantz Elementary School Ruby Bridges
First woman elected to statewide office in Louisiana Lucille May Grace
Governor when the bridge across the Mississippi River connecting Baton Rouge and New Orleans was constructed Jimmie Davis
First governor elected with the support of the African American community Edwin Edwards
Created by: Colleen Frazier