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1 Chapter Sixteen Equality and Civil Rights

2 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved When schools and businesses allocate admissions or jobs on the basis of race, gender, disability, or other criteria unrelated to ability, they are aiming at a. equality of opportunity. b. political equality. c. equality of outcome. d. separate but equal accommodations. e. fairness.

3 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved When schools and businesses allocate admissions or jobs on the basis of race, gender, disability, or other criteria unrelated to ability, they are aiming at a. equality of opportunity. b. political equality. c. equality of outcome. (correct) d. separate but equal accommodations. e. fairness.

4 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved In the case of Brown v. Board of Education (1954), the Supreme Court mandated an end to a. discriminatory voting laws. b. all forms of racial discrimination. c. racial segregation in public schools. d. busing to achieve integration. e. unequal funding of education programs.

5 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved In the case of Brown v. Board of Education (1954), the Supreme Court mandated an end to a. discriminatory voting laws. b. all forms of racial discrimination. c. racial segregation in public schools. (correct) d. busing to achieve integration. e. unequal funding of education programs.

6 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved Civil disobedience is a. the willful but nonviolent breach of unjust laws. b. the failure to fulfill a contractual agreement. c. engaging in actions that are likely to promote social change. d. engaging in actions that are likely to catalyze violent societal responses, such as riots. e. the lawful refusal to follow a court order.

7 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved Civil disobedience is a. the willful but nonviolent breach of unjust laws. (correct) b. the failure to fulfill a contractual agreement. c. engaging in actions that are likely to promote social change. d. engaging in actions that are likely to catalyze violent societal responses, such as riots. e. the lawful refusal to follow a court order.

8 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved Which amendment to the Constitution guaranteed women the right to vote? a.Nineteenth, in 1920 b.Twenty-sixth, in 1971 c.Fifteenth, in 1870 d.Twenty-Fourth, in 1964 e.Eighteenth, in 1918

9 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved Which amendment to the Constitution guaranteed women the right to vote? a. Nineteenth, in 1920 (correct) b. Twenty-sixth, in 1971 c. Fifteenth, in 1870 d. Twenty-Fourth, in 1964 e. Eighteenth, in 1918

10 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 a. requires federal oversight of voting registration in predominantly African American southern counties. b. forbids employment based upon the use of non- skill criteria. c. permits busing to achieve racial balance in schools. d. prohibits sex discrimination in federally aided education programs. e. prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.

11 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 a. requires federal oversight of voting registration in predominantly African American southern counties. b. forbids employment based upon the use of non- skill criteria. c. permits busing to achieve racial balance in schools. d. prohibits sex discrimination in federally aided education programs. e. prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. (correct)


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