APCIVIL - AP GOVERNMENT QUIZ Civil Rights 4/28/95 NAME:_ 1....

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AP GOVERNMENT QUIZ 4/28/95 NAME:_____________________ Civil Rights 1. The amendments to the Constitution that were ratified during Reconstruction were primarily designed to a. protect the rights of women against infringement by the federal government b. protect the rights of black citizens against infringement by state governments c. ensure equal economic opportunity for black citizens d. create a color blind society e. require equality of results between blacks and whites 2. In the Bakke case, the Court held that the university, in making admissions decisions, could a. use quotas for blacks and whites b. use quotas for men and women c. take race into account d. take gender into account e. never use "affirmative action" because it implies reverse discrimination 3. "The law regards man as man, and takes no account of his surroundings or of his color when his civil rights guaranteed by the supreme law of the land are involved. It is therefore to be regretted that this high tribunal, the final expositor of the fundamental law of the land, has reached the conclusion that it is competent for a state to regulate the enjoyment by citizens of their civil rights solely upon the basis of race." This is a quotation from a. the Plessy majority decision b. the Plessy dissenting opinion c. the Brown majority decision d. the Brown dissenting opinion e. the Bakke dissent 4. "But in view of the Constitution, in the eye of the law, there is in this country, no superior, dominant, ruling class of citizens. There is no caste here. Our Constitution is color blind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens. In respect of civil rights, all citizens are equal before the law. The humblest is the peer of the most powerful." This is an excerpt from the
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a. Plessy dissenting opinion b. Plessy majority decision c. Brown dissenting opinion d. Bakke v Regents of the University of California dissent e. Bakke v Regents of the University of California majority 5. "We hold that the plaintiffs and others similarly situated for whom the actions have been brought are, by reason of the segregation complained of, deprived of the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the 14th amendment." This is from a. the Brown decision b. the Plessy decision c. the Plessy dissenting opinion d. the Bakke
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2008 for the course GOV 101 taught by Professor Cooper during the Fall '08 term at University of Oregon.

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