The Challenge of Democracy

Political Science

Quiz 16 :

Equality and Civil Rights

Quiz 16 :

Equality and Civil Rights

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Abigail Fisher brought her lawsuit against the University of Texas arguing that the inclusion of race in university admissions violates
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The Supreme Court's 2013 decision in ​Abigail Fisher's lawsuit against the University of Texas directed the trial court to determine if the University's admissions policy met "strict scrutiny" requirements,which include all of the following except that the policy must
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Which of the following best describes the concept of civil rights?
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E

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Discrimination against persons or groups that is harmful and is based on animus is​ __________ discrimination.
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The __________ Amendment provides that "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude…shall exist within the United States,or any place subject to their jurisdiction."
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The civil rights guarantee of "equal protection of the laws" is located in
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The amendment permitting black American men to vote is the
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In the years after the Civil War,former slave states enacted ____________,attempting to restrict the freedoms of blacks.​
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In the years after the Civil War,the Supreme Court ruled that government could prohibit
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Which of the following tactics were used by white southerners to keep blacks from voting in the years after the Civil War?
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Homer Plessy attempted to challenge Louisiana's racial segregation policies by
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Plessy v.Ferguson,which involved segregated public accommodations,is noteworthy because it
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In an early NAACP challenge to segregation,Heman Sweatt sued the state of Texas after it
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In Sweatt v.Painter,the Supreme Court​ 
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Which of the following statements concerning Brown v.Board of Education is not correct?
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In Brown v.Board of Education II,the Supreme Court ordered that public school systems must desegregate
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In Brown v.Board of Education,the Supreme Court held that​
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One element of the Supreme Court ruling in Swann v.Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Schools was ______________________.
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Racial segregation that is not the result of government action (for example resulting from residential patterns)is called __________ segregation.
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De jure segregation is segregation that is
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