United States History

President Johnson called for a voting rights bill in 1965 after

(A) Martin Luther King., Jr., was assassinated
(B) he defeated the Republican Barry Goldwater in a landslide election
(C) Betty Friedan and others formed the National Organization for Women
(D) racial disturbances broke out in Detroit and Los Angeles
(E) a protest march let by Martin Luther King, Jr., was met with violence
  1. Correct Answer: E

    Explanation:

    Johnson called for passage of a voting rights act after a protest march led by Martin Luther King, Jr., was met with violence near Selma, Alabama.

Test ID: 1688
Source: SAT Practice Test