Civil Rights Blitz

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

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

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