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Question 1: They used the name "Aztlán" to refer to the lands of Northern Mexico that were annexed by the United States as a result of the ________.
Philippine–American WarSpanish–American WarMexican–American WarAmerican Civil War

Question 2: When World War II veteran ________ ran for a seat on the Los Angeles City Council, community activists established the Community Service Organization (CSO).
Grace NapolitanoLucille Roybal-AllardJoe BacaEdward R. Roybal

Question 3: In Texas, war veteran Dr. Hector P. Garcia founded the American GI Forum and was later appointed to the ________.
Lyndon B. JohnsonDwight D. EisenhowerGeorge W. BushUnited States Commission on Civil Rights

Question 4: Groups who have used the name "Aztlán" in this manner include Plan Espiritual de Aztlán, ________ (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán, "Chicano Student Movement of Aztlán"), and the Nation of Aztlán (NOA).
MEChAUnited Farm WorkersChicano MovementMexican American

Question 5: With this newfound support, Roybal was able to win the 1949 election race against the incumbent councilman and become the first Mexican American since 1886 to win a seat on the ________.
Paul KoretzLos Angeles City CouncilJanice HahnRichard Alarcón

Question 6: The Chicano Movement of the 1960s, also called the Chicano Civil Rights Movement, also known as El Movimiento, is an extension of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement which began in the 1940s with the stated goal of achieving "social liberation" and ________ empowerment.
Los AngelesSacramento, CaliforniaHispanic and Latino AmericansMexican American

Question 7: Similar walkouts took place in 1978 of ________ high schools to protest the discrepant academic quality for Latino students.
HoustonGreater HoustonBellaire, TexasSugar Land, Texas

Question 8: One of those organizations, the ________, was formed in 1929 and remains active today.
American GI ForumNational Council of La RazaSouthwest Voter Registration Education ProjectLeague of United Latin American Citizens

Question 9: [6] Although modeled after the ________, MALDEF has also taken on many of the functions of other organizations, including political advocacy and training of local leaders.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational FundAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)African-American Civil Rights Movement (1896–1954)Jim Crow laws

Question 10: [14] The ________, a youth group which began in California, took on a more militant and nationalistic ideology.
Mexican AmericanCésar ChávezBrown BeretsMoctesuma Esparza







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