SAT Subject US History Practice Question 1119: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 1119

2. Place these Civil Rights milestones in chronological order.

1) Montgomery bus boycott

2) Birmingham desegregation demonstrations

3) voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery

4) Brown v. Board of Education

5) Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins

Answer choices:

A. 1, 4, 2, 5, 3
B. 4, 1, 5, 2, 3
C. 4, 5, 1, 2, 3
D. 5, 2, 4, 1, 3
E. 1, 5, 4, 3, 2

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

Brown vs. the Board of Education, 1954; Montgomery bus boycott, 1955; sit-ins at lunch counters in Greensboro, 1960; Birmingham desegregation demonstrations, 1963; Selma march, 1965.

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