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Chapter 6 review game

Chapter 6 Review Game

Civil Rights

Chapter 6 review game

Blacks in the United States did not receive widespread white support for civil rights until the

  • 1940sB. 1950sC. 1960sD. 1970sE. 1980s

    Answer: D Page: 125

    The ___________ Amendment to the U.S. Constitution appeared to guarantee equal rights for blacks.

  • 1stB. 14thC. 21stD. 25th E. 26th


    The Supreme Court has decided that any law classifying people on the basis of their race or ethnicity is

  • Illegal.B. To be referred to the courts of individual states.

  • Constitutional D. Unconstitutional

  • To be subjected to especially close scrutiny


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Which statement best summarizes the correct understanding of civil rights?

  • Laws cannot make distinctions among people.

  • Laws cannot discriminate.

  • Laws must treat everyone equally.

  • Laws can make distinctions, but not all distinctions are acceptable.

  • Laws can discriminate as long as they do not make distinctions.


    One reason the NAACP’s strategy of using the courts to further black civil rights worked was that it

  • Avoided focusing on the clearest abuses.

  • Presented broad economic demands to whites.

  • Avoided direct confrontation with a conservative Supreme Court

  • Did not require a broad legislative alliance.

  • Avoided the complications that often surround appellate processes.


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Plessy v. Ferguson had the effect of

  • Declaring that segregated public facilities, if equal, did not violate the 14th Amendment.

  • Prohibiting all-white juries in state court trials.

  • Applying the Bill of Rights to the states as well as to the national government.

  • Ruling that racially separate schools were inherently unequal and therefore unconstitutional.

  • Banning interracial marriages in the Northeastern United States.


    In 1955, the Supreme Court ruled that desegregation should be

  • Implemented with due concern for public safety.

  • Monitored by local school officials.

  • Implemented “with all deliberate speed.”

  • Monitored by civil rights groups.

  • Delayed until there were significant shifts in population.


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As its rationale for the decision in Brown, the Supreme Court relied primarily on

  • The intent of the framers of the 14th Amendment.

  • The intent of Congress in the 14th Amendment.

  • Social science evidence.

  • A narrow interpretation of the U.S. Constitution.

  • The redress of grievances clause in the 1st Amendment.


    The difference between de facto and de jure segregation is that

  • The former results from private choices, the latter from public law.

  • The former results from public law, the latter from private choices.

  • The former existed in the past, the latter continues in the present.

  • The former continues in the present, the latter existed in the past.

  • The former is deals with perceptions, the latter deals with verified facts.


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Which of the following was made clear by the 14th Amendment?

  • That segregated schools outside of D.C. were illegal.

  • That segregated schools were illegal.

  • That desegregation was to be applied to schools

  • That race could not be a factor in any decision that excluded a person from entry into a public school

  • That states could not deny any of its citizens equal protection of the laws.


    The text mentions presidents who declared their oppositions to school busing for integration. They included all of the following except

  • ReganB. CarterC. FordD. NixonE. C & D.


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Wager Question:

“Bull” Connor of Birmingham, Alabama, became a symbol of

  • Brutal white resistance to black demands

  • A new breed of moderate southern politicians

  • Black separatist attempts to control the civil rights movement.

  • Nonviolent black leadership

  • Moderate whites who supported the civil rights movement.


    One factor helping to break the deadlock that developed in the civil rights movement during the early 1960s was the

  • Democratic landslide of 1964

  • Supreme Court’s ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.

  • Centralization of power in the House and Senate.

  • Civil unrest that shook several northern cities.

  • The election of Republican presidents.


Now starts chapter 7 review questions public opinion

Now Starts Chapter 7 Review Questions: Public Opinion

The Framers created a government for the purpose of

  • Unifying citizens.

  • Achieving certain substantive goals.

  • Efficiency in the administration of justice.

  • Accomplishing the will of the people.

  • Ensuring the majority’s will would be realized.


    Compared with European countries such as Great Britain, France, & Germany, class voting in the United States has

  • Also risen sharply.

  • Remained relatively steady.

  • Also declined sharply.

  • Always been more common.

  • Increased slightly.

    Answer: CPage:163

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Which of the following is not a source a cleavage in public opinion?

  • Race B. Class C. Region D. The family E. Ethnicity


    A coherent and consistent set of beliefs about who should rule and how is referred to as

  • Political efficacy. B. Public opinion. C. Pragmatism.

  • Realism E. Political ideology


    You favor minimum wage legislation but are opposed to outlawing abortion. On the basis of these two issues, you would be best classified as a

  • Pure liberal

  • Pure conservative

  • Libertarian

  • Populist

  • Neo-populist.


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Jack the Leader

Elites have probably influenced, if not led, public opinion on all of the following topics except

  • RacismB. SexismC. AIDSD. Environmentalism

  • Perceptions of crime


    Economic issues are most likely to be placed on the public agenda by

  • Political elites.B. Public opinionC. Economic analysts

  • Regulatory commissionsE. Economic theorists.


    Wager Question

    A populist would be more likely than a pure conservative to vote for

  • Tighter business controls.

  • School prayer.

  • Tough crime laws

  • Limits on free speech

  • None of the above.


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Now for Chapter 8: Political Participation

In U.S. presidential elections, voter turnout is typically

  • Less than 25%B. Less than 30%C. Less than 60%

  • More than 80%E. Nearly 100%


    Political participation encompasses all of the following activities except

  • VotingB. Paying your taxes

  • Writing your congressional representative. D. Signing a petition

  • Discussing politics


    Wager Question:

    Today, the largest % of voter registration applications comes from

  • Public assistance offices.B. Motor vehicle offices.

  • State-designated sites.D. Disability services.

  • The military.


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The 1st elections in which all persons between the ages of 18 and 21 were able to vote were held in

  • 1944B. 1956 C. 1972D. 1984 E. 1985


    The Voting Age Population (VAP) is calculated from

  • State voter registration lists.

  • Census reports.

  • Public opinion polls.

  • Legislative surveys.

  • Party membership lists.


    When Voting Eligible Population (VEP) statistics are examined,

  • The decline in voter turnout is even more apparent.

  • The apparent decline in voter turnout vanishes completely

  • It is apparent that voter turnout has not declined since the early 1970s.

  • Mid-term congressional elections routinely feature rates of above 55%

  • None of the above


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The texts suggests that, if the “party of nonvoters” had participated at a higher rate in the 1992 and 1996 presidential elections,

  • Bill Clinton would probably have won by a wider margin.

  • Bill Clinton would probably have won by a smaller margin.

  • George Bush would probably have won by a narrow margin.

  • Ross Perot would probably have won by a large margin.

  • Ross Perot would probably have won by a narrow margin.


    Which of the following statements about the voting habits of men and women is correct?

  • Men vote at much higher rates than women.

  • Men vote at a slightly higher rate than women.

  • Men and women vote at about the same rate.

  • Women vote at a much higher rate than men.

  • Women vote at a much higher rate than men in midterm elections.


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Which of the following participation groups avoids both elections and community groups in its political activity?

  • Voting specialistsB. CampaignersC. Communalists

  • Parochial participantsE. Inactives


    One cause of the decline in voter turnout may be the increasingly distant and bureaucratic image of

  • Most candidates for office

  • Most interest groups.

  • State officeholders.

  • Local office holders.

  • The major political parties.


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Last Question. Wager Question:

The most powerful determinant of political participation, other than education and information, is

  • RaceB. GenderC. EmploymentD. Region

  • Age


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