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. Which American city saw 300 000 people march for civil rights in 1963?
a) Cleveland
b) Denver
c) Los Angeles
d) Washington
Ku Klux Klan
5. The group which launched violent attacks on the Freedom Riders was the _________
Our Struggle by Martin Luther King .
12. Australian Freedom Ride organisers encouraged participants to read __________ written by ________________
Rosa Parks
_____________________ was the person whose action led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
Australian apartheid
. What term does Gary Foley use to describe the system he grew up under in NSW in the 1960s?
14. In which NSW town were the Freedom Riders subjected to mob violence after trying to gain entry to the local swimming baths for Aboriginal children?
Nonviolent civil disobedience
3. Which strategy did Martin Luther King adopt to try and bring about positive change for civil rights in the United States?
The arrival of television
8. What technological development does Gary Foley give credit to for raising awareness of civil
rights in Australia?
15. After leaving the Freedom Riders’ bus was forced off the road by locals.
4. In which year did the American Freedom Rides start?
a) 1960
b) 1961
c) 1962
d) 1963
They were told to focus on the situation for Aboriginal Australians
9. Why were Sydney University students criticised after marching on the US Embassy in support of
the 1964 Civil Rights Bill before Congress?
a) Political protests were previously unheard of in Australia
b) They were told to focus on the situation for Aboriginal Australians
c) The march degenerated into a wild brawl through the streets of Sydney
d) They refused to allow women to march in order to protect them from possible violence
17. Up until the 1960s, many of the rights Aboriginal Australians were granted depended on which __________ they lived in.
All of the above
6. Which of the following happened to nonviolent protesters, including children, during civil rights
campaigns in Birmingham, Alabama?
a) Clubbed by police
b) Attacked by police dogs
c) Sprayed with water canons
d) All of the above
Charles Perkins
11. Who was the leader responsible for developing the Australian Freedom Ride campaign?
Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra.
21. The ____________in ______________ is seen as another significant turning point in the Aboriginal struggle for rights.

Australian and American Civil Rights

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