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Can you name the answers to these civil-rights questions??

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Lundberg publishes this book in 1947
President Johnson abolished the what in 1966, leading to huge protest especially among the student population?
President 1953-61, nicknamed 'Ike'
King targets this town in Alabama to encourage black people to register for the vote
Coins the phrase 'black power'
President during WWII
Nine black students enrol at this school in Arkansas in 1957
President during the Berlin Blockade
Riots break out where in June 1943?
Two black medallists hold the black power salute at the '68 Olympics in which city
In 1970 four people are shot dead at which university?
The sit-in tactic was first used in which city, South Carolina?
President following Kennedy's assassination
President in the final years of the Vietnam War
Writes 'The Feminine Mystique'
National Organisation for Women proposes what political change in 1967?
Which female politician opposes STOP ERA?
The music festival that is the climax of the hippy movement is called what?
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Malcolm X returns from where a changed man?
Organised the March on Washington 1941 for equal employment rights?
The Equal Pay Act is passed in which year?
China officially becomes a communist state this year
This black power group gains 5,000 members
Civil rights organisation formed 1909?
Martin Luther King is assassinated this year
The double 'what' campaign was started in 1942 and lasted throughout WWII?
Radical feminist organisation which burns bras in San Francisco
American organisation that investigates the Hollywood 10?
34 people killed and 1,000 buildings destroyed in which city, 1965?
Tom Hayden forms this organisation in 1959
The name of King's last speech, 1968
What year is Roe vs Wade concluded?
Brown wins his case against Topeka Board of Education in which year?
Martin Luther King emerges as the leader of the civil rights campaign after the arrest of...
This teenager is killed in Mississippi in 1955
A bus in burnt in this state during the freedom ride tactic of the early 60's

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