SAT Subject US History Practice Question 93: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 93

3. All the following characterized the civil rights movement EXCEPT:

A. advocating legislation that would outlaw segregation
B. nonviolent demonstrations
C. sit-ins at segregated lunch counters and restaurants
D. police brutality against civil rights marchers
E. violent attacks on segregated restaurants and other public facilities

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

Most civil rights protesters believed in nonviolence. Those who took part in sit-ins at lunch counters, restaurants, and other public facilities were generally peaceful, even when attacked by prosegregation whites.

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