1963 was one of the most eventful years in the civil rights movement. Throughout the year, Americans watched in shock as police in Birmingham turned fire hoses and German Shepherd police dogs on marchers. In late summer, Alabama governor George Wallace made his infamous "stand in the schoolhouse door," an attempt to prevent African American students from entering the University of Alabama.

According to the passage, who attempted to prevent African American students from entering the University of Alabama?

George Wallace

Explanation

The passage clearly states that governor George Wallace attempted to prevent African American students from entering the University of Alabama.

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