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Equality of _____ is an equal sharing of income and material rewards.
The first civil rights law passed by Congress since Reconstruction was the
Voting Rights Act.
Civil Rights Act of 1957.
Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Civil Rights Act of 1866.
Civil Rights Act of 1967.
It wasn't until the ratification of the _____ Amendment that slavery was abolished everywhere in the nation.
Segregation became the social instrument by which African Americans were "kept in their place" through
Abe's Boy's laws.
the color-blind standard.
Jim Crow laws.
Initially, the strategy for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) focused on
create trouble for white Southerners.
enlarging the membership of the organization.
educating members to gain entrance to the social strata.
enlisting members from all over the nation.
achieving the "equal" portion of the separate-but-equal doctrine.
__________ was among the original organizers of the NAACP in 1909 and a true leader of those fighting to establish black rights through legal action.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
W.E.B. Du Bois
Booker T. Washington
Established by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the agency responsible for monitoring affirmative action programs in private employment is the
Merit Systems Protection Board.
Equal Quota of Employees Commission.
Quality Quota Council.
National Labor Relations Board.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Policies meant to overcome past discriminations are called _____ policies.
Programs in which a specified number or percentage of contracts must go to designated minorities are labeled
de facto programs.
According to the Supreme Court, classifications based on race are to be subject to
some scrutiny, but not strict.
The Supreme Court justice who spoke out against all classification s in 1896, stating that "our constitution is color-blind and neither knows not tolerates classes among the citizens," was
Which Hispanic subgroup tends to be better educated and enjoy higher incomes than the others?
The primary thrust of the Dawes Act of 1887, which governed federal Native American policy for decades, was to
destroy the Indians' means of communication and transportation.
break up native lands, allotting acreage for individual homesteads.
force the Indians to adopt American dress and language.
segregate Indians and whites.
separate the tribes and dilute the opportunities for war.
14. The ______ Act prohibits discrimination against disabled people in private employment, government programs, public accommodations, and telecommunications.
Americans with Disabilities
Women led the Anti-Saloon League and provided the major source of moral support for the Eighteenth Amendment, which dealt with
The meaning of equality has shifted over time from "equality of opportunity" to "equality of results."
The Fourteenth Amendment abolished slavery.
Article IV of the Constitution of 1787 guaranteed the return of escaped slaves to their owners.
Booker T. Washington was only popular among African Americans. White people strongly opposed him and his ideologies.
Brown v. Board
ruling struck down the laws of all 50 states as well as congressional laws segregating the schools of the District of Columbia.
The Civil Rights Act of 1968 dealt with discrimination in the area of "fair housing."
The U.S. Supreme Court has not yet spoken directly on the question of whether achieving racial diversity in a university is a "compelling government interest."
Puerto Ricans are citizens of the United States and can legally move anywhere in the United States.
The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 restored Native American tribal land ownership.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prevents sexual discrimination in hiring, pay, and promotion.
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