SELMA TO MONTGOMERY QUIZ


1.

Who was the Federal Judge who issued an order permitting the march from Selma to Montgomery?
2.

Through which three counties did the Selma to Montgomery marchers walk to reach Montgomery?
3.

How many miles did the Selma to Montgomery marchers walk to reach the Capitol steps in Montgomery?
4.

What two national civil rights organizations played an important role in the march from Selma to Montgomery?
5.

Who was the photographer whose pictures are seen in the exhibit? From what state did he come?
6. What was the final destination of the marchers when they reached Montgomery?
7.

Name three celebrities who sang and entertained the crowd as they gathered on the athletic field of the Catholic complex called The City of St. Jude.
8.

Who were three of the landowners who provided campsites along the route for the Selma to Montgomery march?
9. Name the bridge which became famous as a result of the Selma to Montgomery march.
10. What is the name of the church in Selma from which the march began on March 7, 1965?





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ANSWERS




1.Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr.
2.Dallas County, Lowndes County, and Montgomery County
3.54 miles
4.

The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
5.Spider Martin; Alabama
6.The Alabama Capitol
7.

Harry Belafonte, Lena Horne, Sammy Davis, Jr., Mahalia Jackson, Nina Simone, Dick Gregory, Joan Baez
8.Rosie Steele, David Hall, and Robert Gardner
9.The Edmund Pettus Bridge
10.The Brown Chapel AME Church


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