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Question 1: The organization staged several boycotts including early 1980s boycotts of Anheuser Busch and Coca Cola as well as a 1986 boycott of ________ television affiliates.
CBSAmerican Broadcasting CompanyThe CW Television NetworkNBC

Question 2: [11] The organization opposed ________'s workfare initiative to compel that welfare recipients work for part of their benefits.
Richard NixonRonald ReaganGerald FordGeorge H. W. Bush

Question 3: Whereas the purpose of PUSH had been to fight for economic and educational opportunities, the Rainbow Coalition was created to address ________ and public policy issues.
EmpowermentFree schoolAdultismAdultcentrism

Question 4: [9] The goals of the campaign were to demand social programs, voting rights, and affirmative action for all groups that had been neglected by ________.

Question 5: [2] In 1966, ________, the head of the SCLC, appointed Jackson to head the Chicago chapter of Operation Breadbasket, which became a coalition of black ministers and entrepreneurs.
Southern Christian Leadership ConferenceMartin Luther King, Jr.African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Rosa Parks

Question 6: [16] The boycotts of Budweiser, and Coke as well as one against ________ were touted for having won minority job concessions from white businesses.
Baskin-RobbinsSubway (restaurant)Burger KingKFC

Question 7: [18] The speech called for Arab Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, youth, disabled veterans, small farmers, lesbians and gays to join with ________ and Jewish Americans for political purpose.
African American cultureAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)African AmericanGreat Migration (African American)

Question 8: The origins of Operation PUSH can be traced to a factional split in Operation Breadbasket, an affiliate of the ________.
Rosa ParksMartin Luther King, Jr.African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Question 9: Jackson moved from ________ to Washington, D.C. to serve as shadow senator from 1991 to 1996.
Elmhurst, IllinoisBlue Island, IllinoisChicagoBurr Ridge, Illinois

Question 10: [9] At the 1984 Democratic National Convention on July 18, 1984 in ________, Jackson delivered the Keynote address, entitled "The Rainbow Coalition".
San Jose, CaliforniaOakland, CaliforniaSan FranciscoLos Angeles

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