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Chapter 5 Chapter Exam



This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
The Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced in Congress in:

 
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Question 2.
Comparable worth is the concept that:

 
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Question 3.
Though the Fifteenth Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote during Reconstruction, the election of substantial numbers of African Americans to public office did not occur until after:

 
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Question 4.
Brown v. Board of Education in 1954 said that

 
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Question 5.
Which of the following best describes affirmative action?

 
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Question 6.
American society emphasizes:

 
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Question 7.
Where does the idea of equality appear in the Constitution?

 
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Question 8.
What are the three levels of scrutiny used by the Supreme Court to discover whether discrimination is permissible?

 
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Question 9.
Which Amendment ended slavery?

 
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Question 10.
The legal right to vote is known as:

 
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Question 11.
When did Native Americans receive citizenship and the right to vote?

 
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Question 12.
The first women's rights activists were products of the:

 
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Question 13.
An example of the Courts striking down gender inequality would be when it voided laws that:

 
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Question 14.
What is the assumption behind, "one citizen, one vote"?

 
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Question 15.
Which one of the following statements about homosexuals in America is FALSE?

 
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Question 16.
The Supreme Court never officially sanctioned the practice of segregation in America.

   
 
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Question 17.
Korematsu v. United States (1944) upheld the interment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

   
 
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Question 18.
Women have served as combat pilots in the navy and air force.

   
 
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Question 19.
The word "equality" appears in the original Constitution.

   
 
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Question 20.
Protectionism is no longer an issue.

   
 
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Question 21.
Once the Supreme Court ruled that segregation was illegal, schools were integrated immediately.

   
 
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Question 22.
African Americans are the largest racial minority in the United States.

   
 
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Question 23.
Women have served in every branch of the military since the Civil War.

   
 
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Question 24.
Equality tends to favor minority rule.

   
 
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Question 25.
Over half of the states have passed laws protecting homosexuals against some forms of discrimination.

   
 
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