WONDER #2409: What Was Segregation?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa Parks fought to end segregation.
  2. Segregation happened in many places, including the United States.
  3. Segregation was a harmful practice of separating Americans of different races in all areas of society.
  4. Segregation is okay as long as facilities are “separate but equal.”

Question 2 of 3

Which court case led the Supreme Court to end lawful segregation?

  1. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
  2. Roe v. Wade
  3. Plessy v. Ferguson
  4. Obergefell v. Hodges

Question 3 of 3

Under segregation, Black Americans did not have _________________ under the law.

  1. citizenship
  2. freedom
  3. any rights
  4. equal protection

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