SAT Subject US History Practice Question 485: Answer and Explanation
16. Which of the following was NOT a prominent protest group during the civil rights era?
A. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
B. Fair Employment Practices Committee
C. Montgomery Improvement Association
D. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
E. Congress of Racial Equality
Correct Answer: B
The Fair Employment Practices Committee was established in 1941 to ensure that there would be no discrimination in hiring by the defense industry.