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1 HIST-3 KES - Famous Americans Exam not valid for Paper Pencil Test Sessions [Exam ID:7N41Y0 1 What did this leader accomplish? A He helped free African American slaves. B He was an African American minister. C He became the first justice of the United States Supreme Court. D He wrote the Declaration of Independence. 2 Who was a lawyer and defended people at a time when not all people had equal rights? A Rosa Parks B Martin Luther King, Jr. C Thurgood Marshall D César Chávez 3 When Martin Luther King, Jr. helped bring about changes in laws, he was A violent B disorganized C bored D peaceful

2 4 Which famous person was a minister who worked for equal rights for all people? A Thurgood Marshall B Rosa Parks C Martin Luther King, Jr. 5 Which famous person helped bring about changes in laws so that all people would have equal rights? A CÉsar ChÁvez B George Washington C Rosa Parks D Thomas Jefferson 6 Which of these important people was born in Virginia? A Thomas Jefferson B CÉsar ChÁvez C Rosa Parks 7 Which famous person was a justice of the United States Supreme Court? A Thurgood Marshall B Rosa Parks C CÉsar ChÁvez D Martin Luther King, Jr. 8 Who helped free African American slaves? A Martin Luther King, Jr. B Rosa Parks C Abraham Lincoln D Thurgood Marshall

3 9 This person A helped bring about changes in laws in violent ways B worked to improve conditions for farm workers C worked so that all people would have equal rights D helped put the basic principles into practice for the new nation 10 Who was the third president of the United States? A Abraham Lincoln B Thurgood Marshall C Thomas Jefferson D George Washington 11 Which President was the first to work under our new republican form of government? A George Washington B Martin Luther King, Jr. C Thomas Jefferson 12 Which famous American was a leader who helped develop the United States in the late 1700s? A Thomas Jefferson B Rosa Parks C Abraham Lincoln D CÉsar ChÁvez

4 13 Who was the African-American minister who worked for equal rights for all people? A Jackie Robinson B Thurgood Marshall C George Washington Carver D Martin Luther King, Jr. 14 Which quote is best associated with Cesar Chavez? A All I was doing was trying to get home from work. I have a dream that my children will live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color B of their skin... It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't. C D The fight is never about grapes or lettuce, it's always about people. E The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me. 15 This man is best known for A serving on the United States Supreme Court B helping slaves escape during the Civil War C working for voting rights for African Americans D improving the lives of American farm workers

5 16 Who was President of the United States when the country was divided over the issue of equality for all people? A Abraham Lincoln B Thurgood Marshall C Rosa Parks D George Washington 17 Which President was the first to lead our nation? A George Washington B Thomas Jefferson C Thurgood Marshall 18 Thurgood Marshall helped people through his work as a A minister B doctor C lawyer D teacher 19 Directions: Click and drag each answer to the correct box. Complete the chart about these famous Americans who were known for defending basic principles. Writer of the Declaration of Independence and later served as president United States president who helped free African American slaves Former lawyer and first African American Supreme Court justice Mexican American who worked to improve conditions for farm workers

6 20 Which American who worked to give people equal rights is remembered on this holiday? A Rosa Parks B Susan B. Anthony C Thurgood Marshall D Martin Luther King, Jr. 21 Who was the African American who refused to give up a seat on a public bus? A Rosa Parks B Martin Luther King, Jr. C Thurgood Marshall D CÉsar ChÁvez 22 Which famous American wrote the Declaration of Independence? A Martin Luther King, Jr. B George Washington C Thomas Jefferson 23 Who led the fight for freedom from England and helped establish a new country? A Thurgood Marshall B Abraham Lincoln C Martin Luther King, Jr. D George Washington

7 24 This man became the first President of the United States. Who is he? A George Washington B Thurgood Marshall C Abraham Lincoln D Thomas Jefferson 25 Who first helped put the basic principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness into practice for our nation? A Rosa Parks B Martin Luther King, Jr. C CÉsar ChÁvez D George Washington 26 Who is known as the "Father of our Country?" A George Washington B Abraham Lincoln C Martin Luther King, Jr. D Thomas Jefferson

8 27 How were Cesar Chavez and Martin Luther King, Jr. similar? A They believed only certain people should have equal rights. B They were lawyers who fought for equal rights for all people. C They led nonviolent protests to bring about changes in laws. D They worked together to improve conditions for farm workers.

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