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Which generalization can most accurately be drawn from a study of Supreme Court cases Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education?
a) The Supreme Court has issued consistent decisions in cases involving rights of the accused.
b) Supreme Court decisions are accepted without public controversy.
c) The Justices believe that social issues are best left for state courts to decide.
d) The Supreme Court has helped to determine public policy.

Lunch counter sit-ins and the actions of freedom riders are examples of
a) steps taken in support of the Americans with Disabilities Act
b) programs dealing with affirmative action
c) violent acts by the Black Panthers
d) nonviolent attempts to oppose segregation

In 1954, the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka advanced the civil rights movement by
a) guaranteeing equal voting rights to African Americans
b) banning racial segregation in hotels and restaurants
c) declaring that racial segregation in public schools violated the 14th amendment
d) upholding the principle of separate but equal public facilities

During the civil rights movement of the 1960s, activities of the Congress of Racial Equality, the National Urban League, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) illustrated that
a) all civil rights groups use the same tactics
b) different approaches can be used to achieve a common goal
c) organizational differences usually lead to failure
d) violence is the best tool for achieving social change

Filibusters were used by United States Senators from the South in the 1950s and 1960s to
a) block passage of civil rights bills
b) protest United States involvement in Vietnam
c) override presidential vetoes of environmental bills
d) gain approval of presidential appointments to the Supreme Court

The program that promotes preference in hiring for African Americans and other minorities to correct past injustices is known as
a) Title IX
b) open admissions
c) affirmative action
d) Head Start

“. . . I was disappointed not to see what is inside Central High School. I don’t understand why the governor of Arkansas sent grown-up soldiers to keep us out.“President Dwight D. Eisenhower reacted to the situation described in this passage by
a) forcing the governor of Arkansas to resign
b) allowing the people of Arkansas to resolve the problem
c) asking the Supreme Court to speed up racial integration
d) sending federal troops to enforce integration

In Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), the Supreme Court ruled that
a) states may not secede from the Union
b) all western territories should be open to slavery
c) racial segregation was constitutional
d) slaves are property and may not be taken from their owners

The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act were government efforts to
a) eliminate restrictions on immigration
b) end discrimination against various groups
c) provide federal aid for children
d) require equal treatment of men and woman

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed in an effort to correct
a) racial and gender discrimination
b) limitations on freedom of speech
c) unfair immigration quotas
d) segregation in the armed forces

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