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American Democracy Now Study Set 2

Political Science

Quiz 5 :

Civil Rights

Quiz 5 :

Civil Rights

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In which year were women granted the right to vote in the United States?
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C

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The active yet nonviolent refusal to comply with morally-objectionable laws, used by abolitionist organizations like the American Anti-Slavery Society and civil rights activists like Martin Luther King, Jr., is known as what?
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E

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Using the ordinary scrutiny test, courts have been willing to allow what type of differential treatment?
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B

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Which amendment was passed in 1865 and outlawed slavery?
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In which year did Congress pass the Missouri Compromise, which sought to regulate slavery in the western territories?
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Sex-based discrimination cases are subject to which legal treatment test?
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Which 2013 Supreme Court decision ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act violated the equal protection clause and was unconstitutional?
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Which 1967 case determined state laws barring interracial marriage were unconstitutional?
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Which tests do the courts apply to determine when unequal treatment is legal?
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The Constitution imposes responsibilities, or civil rights, on which of the following groups?
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Which amendment was passed in 1868 and provided for due process of law, equal protection under the law, and respect for the privileges and immunities of all citizens?
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Which test is applied by the courts in cases related to suspect classifications?
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Which 1857 Supreme Court decision set the stage for the Civil War by mobilizing the abolitionist movement?
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Which organization was formed in 1970 to fight for full recognition of the civil rights of LGBT citizens?
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In 2015, the Supreme Court ruled that state bans on same-sex marriage violated the Fourteenth Amendment in which case?
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Which constitutional amendments were passed in the aftermath of the Civil War and codified the victory of the North?
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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits businesses from making discriminatory hiring decisions based on which inherent characteristic(s)?
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Laws passed immediately after the Civil War by southern states that limited the rights of "freemen," or former slaves, were known as
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Since the 1980s, the number of states affirming the civil liberties of LGBT citizens
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In 1860, which of the following states had the highest percentage of slaves in its population?
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