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

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

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