Ch.5 MC (GOV)

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  1. The Brown v. Board of Education decision of 1954 overturned which previous decision?

    a. Dred Scott v. Sandford
    b. Plessy v. Ferguson
    c. The Slaughterhouse Cases
    d. Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
    b. Plessy v. Ferguson
  2. Homosexual activists generally seek to gain what?

    a. economic equality
    b. none of these
    c. political equality
    d. special rights and privileges
    c. political equality
  3. Lawrence v. Texas(2003) was a victory for which group?

    a. the disabled
    b. Hispanics
    c. women
    d. homosexuals
    d. homosexuals
  4. The National Origins At of 1924 effectively banned immigrants from which region of the world?

    a. South America
    b. Asia
    c. Middle-East
    d. Africa
    b. Asia
  5. What did the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887 do?

    a. Granted certain Native American tribes piecemeal U.S. citizenship.
    b.Stated that the government no longer agreed to recognize Native American tribes or nations as independent powers capable of entering
    treaties with the United States.
    c. The U.S. government divided tribal lands still in existence among individual Indians who renounced their tribal holdings.
    d. All of these.
    c. The U.S. government divided tribal lands still in existence among individual Indians who renounced their tribal holdings.
  6. Which of the following prohibited the
    exclusion of women from an educational program or activity receiving
    financial assistance from the federal government?

    a. the Equal Rights Amendment
    b. Frontiero v. Richardson (1973)
    c. Title IX
    d. Craig v. Boren (1976)
    c. Title IX
  7. Which Amendment gave women the right to vote?

    a. Nineteenth
    b. Eighteenth
    c. Twentieth
    d. Fifteenth
    a.Nineteenth
  8. Which of the following is NOT a component of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

    a. Created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
    b. Banned racial discrimination in all public accommodations.
    c. Denied public funds to schools that continued to discriminate on the basis of race.
    d. Made interference with a citizen's civil rights a federal crime.
    d. Made interference with a citizen's civil rights a federal crime.
  9. Which of the following was NOT a method used by Southern states to disenfranchise African Americans?

    a. poll tax
    b. father clause
    c. none of the these
    d. literacy test
    b. father clause
  10. The Fifteenth Amendment did what?

    a. Gave African Americans the right to vote.
    b. Granted equal protection of the laws to all citizens.
    c. Granted full U.S. and state citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the United States.
    d. Established Veterans' benefits for African Americans who served in the Union Army.
    a. Gave African Americans the right to vote.
  11. The Fourteenth Amendment did what?

    a. Gave African Americans the right to vote.
    b. Banned slavery from all states and U.S. territories.
    c. None of these.
    d. Granted equal protection of the laws to all citizens.
    d. Granted equal protection of the laws to all citizens.
  12. The Thirteenth Amendment did what?

    a. Gave African Americans the right to vote.
    b. Granted equal protection of the laws to all citizens.
    c. Banned slavery from all states and U.S. territories.
    d. Allowed black men to serve in the Union Army.
    c. Banned slavery from all states and U.S. territories.
  13. Abolitionists generally believed that emancipated slaves deserved:

    a. neither economic nor political equality.
    b. both economic and political equality.
    c. political equality, but not economic equality.
    d. economic equality, but not political equality.
    d. economic equality, but not political equality.
  14. Which of the following is NOT a method that groups have utilized to seek civil rights?

    a. libel
    b. boycotts
    c. civil disobedience
    d. litigation
    a. libel
  15. Which of the following is NOT an example of social equality?

    a. Receiving equal seating opportunities on a bus.
    b. Receiving equal opportunities to attend a college.
    c. Receiving equal opportunities to vote.
    d. Receiving equal service in a store.
    c. Receiving equal opportunities to vote.

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