Test Answers on civil rights

Supreme Court & Civil Rights

Which of these statements was implied by the decision in Brown v. Board of Education? Segregation could lead to feelings of inferiority. Segregation often led to relatively equal opportunities. Segregation increased levels of personal determination. Segregation was the purpose of the Fourteenth Amendment. What did Justice Brown’s verdict in Plessy v. Ferguson state? It was […]

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The Supreme Court and Civil Rights

How did the verdict in Brown v. Board of Education relate to the verdict in Plessy v. Ferguson? It set a new legal precedent on the issue of segregation. Why was Homer Plessy arrested? He sat down in a train’s whites-only car. What factor do Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, and Regents […]

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Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement

10 percent plan (1863) Model for reinstatement of Southern states. It decreed that a state could be reintegrated into the Union when 10% of the 1860 vote count from that state had taken an oath of allegiance to the U.S. and pledged to abide by emancipation. Voters could then elect delegates to draft revised state […]

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Civil Rights Study Guide

( ) was the civil rights leader who became impatient with non violence and called for \”Black Power\” Stokely Carmichael De jure segregation is segregation that results from ( ) Laws ( ) was the president who ordered soldiers to protect African American students trying to integrate a white high school in Little Rock Arkansas […]

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CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT STUDY GUIDE

Poll tax a tax levied on every adult, without reference to income or resources. Literacy test A literacy test, in the context of American political history from the 1890s to the 1960s, refers to state government practices of administering tests to prospective voters purportedly to test their literacy in order to vote. KKK a secret […]

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Gov Civil Rights & Liberties

question The use of dogs to sniff high school lockers for drugs has been determined by the Supreme Court to be a. unconstitutional. b. constitutional under all circumstances. c. constitutional if parental permission is obtained. d. constitutional if supervised by a federal agent. e. constitutional if incident to a reasonable search. answer e question A […]

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7.5.2Test (CST): Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

question What are the rights that people have simply because they are people? answer Natural rights question What are the rights that people gain as part of belonging to an organized government? answer Civil rights question According to the contract theory of government, how does forming a government change people’s rights? answer They give up […]

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#3 civil rights & liberties gov.

question After Frank Palko was sentenced to death by the state of Connecticut the supreme acourt ruled that answer His conviction in the execution should be upheld question Read the excerpt from the US constitution : “Congress shall make no ….” According to the excerpt what is the role of congress regarding religion? answer Congress […]

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Civil Rights Era

question What were Jim Crow laws? answer They were laws that enforced the strict separation of the races. question Why did Martin Luther King target Birmingham, Alabama for a civil rights campaign? answer because it was considered the most segregated city in the South question The Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids discrimination in employment […]

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The Civil Rights Movement Begins

question What was the difference between the Supreme Court decisions in Sweatt v. Painter and Brown v. Board of Education? answer c. Sweatt struck down “seperate but equal” graduate and professional schools. Brown struck down “seperate but equal” public school. question Jackie Robinson’s success in Major League Baseball encouraged most white Americans to answer a. […]

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Chapter 27 & 28 Civil Rights Movement & Kennedy and Johnson Years

question What happened in hundreds of cities immediately after the assassination of Martin Luther King? answer Riots broke out. question The conflict at Little Rock’s Central high School was a reaction to answer Brown v. Board of Education. question In what way did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 affect employment in the United States? […]

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Civil Rights Movement Quiz

question filibuster answer a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes question Freedom Rides answer a series of political protests against segregation by Blacks and Whites who rode buses together through the American South in 1961, civil rights campaign of the Congress of Racial […]

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Chapter 5 Civil Rights Study Guide

question What was the objective of the women’s suffrage movement? answer the right to vote question The Fourteenth Amendment attempted to guarantee which of the following to former slaves? answer citizenship rights question The provision of the Fourteenth Amendment that prohibits any state from denying any person within its jurisdiction “the equal protection of the […]

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Civil Rights Movement Analysis

question Thurgood Marshall answer American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor. question Rosa Parks answer (LBJ) , United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a […]

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Civil Rights Movement Vocab

question “I Have A Dream” Speech answer A speech given by Martin Luther King, Jr. at the demonstration of freedom in 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial. It was an event related to the civil rights movement of the 1960’s to unify citizens in accepting diversity and eliminating discrimination against African-Americans question 101st airborne division answer […]

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Chapter 5: Civil Rights

question Which city was the setting for a major racial confrontation concerning school busing? answer Boston question T/F: Affirmative action programs were first established in the 1960s. answer TRUE question The American experience with civil rights suggests which of the following things about political change in the United States? answer Legislatures need constitutional authority to […]

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NC Civil Procedure

Subject Matter Jurisdiction the power of the court to hear the case, its nonviable, any party or court on its own motion at anytime can raise it. NC Subject Matter Jurisdiction Federal Courts are courts of limited jurisdiction. There are many limitations placed on the types of cases federal courts can hear. North Carolina courts […]

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Massachusetts Rules of Civil Procedure

Subject Matter Jurisdiction Standing P must be a real and specific individual who has suffered or will suffer actual harm or no MA court has subject matter jurisdiction to hear the case. District Court and Boston Municipal Court The subject matter jurisdiction of the district court and the boston municiple court is the same. There […]

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Chapter 29 Test: Civil Rights Movement

question Poll tax answer Citizens had to pay tax in order to vote. Tax equaled several days work. Kept African Americans from voting. question Literacy tests answer You had to pass reading tests that had a lot of questions and you only had a little time to complete the entire test and get everything correct. […]

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chapter 5 Civil Rights

question Between 1960 and 2010, what was the increase in percentage of women who were college students? answer 17% question Between 1979 and 2012, the wage gap was nearly answer cut in half question In 1960, what was the percentage of female members in state legislatures? answer question Which demographic group had the largest wage […]

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Workbook Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

question The Fourth Amendment protects us from what kind of searches and seizures? answer unreasonable question Katz v. United States (phone booth) was decided in what year? answer 1967 question A search occurs when the police invade a space in which you have which of the following? answer both a subjective and objective expectation of […]

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