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

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

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