Civil Rights Blitz

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

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

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