Essay Question (2-3 Pages)
1. Describe the strategies and outcomes of the protest demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963. Discuss Martin Luther King, Jr.’s rationale for conducting the demonstrations as expressed in his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” Do you think the demonstrations were a success?
Short-Answer Questions ( 1-2 Paragraphs each)
1 Identify Medgar Evers and briefly describe his contribution to the civil rights movement.
2. What was the purpose and strategy of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP)?