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What was the goal of the many young college-aged students engaged in the activities of "Freedom Summer" (1964)?

A

By camping out in Washington D.C., they hoped to pressure Congress into passing the Civil Rights Bill.

B

By serving on pro-civil rights congressional candidates' campaigns, they hoped to get many candidates elected to Congress that November.

C

By riding interstate buses, they hoped to influence the desegregation of public transportation systems.

D

By canvassing the South, they hoped to register Southern blacks to vote in order to bring change to the region.

E

To end the college deferment within the military draft, a privilege many minority groups could not take advantange of.

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