United States History

A major achievement of the civil rights movement in the 1960s was

(A) equality in pay for white and African-American workers doing the same jobs
(B) a huge increase in the number of African-American voters in the South
(C) equal access to higher education for African Americans
(D) appointment of African Americans to leading posts in major corporations
(E) election of African-American majorities in state legislatures
  1. Correct Answer: B

    Explanation:

    One of the great achievements of the 1960s civil rights movement was the registration of huge numbers of African-American voters in the Southern states.

Test ID: 1686
Source: SAT Practice Test