CH6 study gujide.doc - CHAPTER 6 Civil Rights 2019 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 Segregation is the a illegal means of minimizing the political power of minorities

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CHAPTER 6: Civil Rights 2019 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Segregation is the a. illegal means of minimizing the political power of minorities. b. discrimination by a corporation against the disabled or the elderly. c. integration of races in the public schools. d. separation of genders in housing, use of accommodations, employment, or education. e. separation of races in housing, use of accommodations, employment, or education. 2 . In its modern sense, the term civil rights refers to the a. freedom to live one’s life and engage in the political process free from discrimination. b. right of all citizens to challenge a judicial decision in civil court. c. personal freedoms that the government may not legitimately infringe. d. right to bring suit against the government in civil court. e. rights guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. 3 . What contributed to the renewed profitability of slavery in the 1790s? a.Increasing demand for tobaccob.Invention of the cotton ginc.Kansas-Nebraska Actd.Missouri Compromisee.Reintroduction of the international slave trade 4 . In 1837, John C. Calhoun became the first to defend slavery as a. a necessary evil. b. a positive good. c. critical to the economy of the South. d. inevitable. e. the mark of a powerful empire. 5 . The fugitive slave law enacted as a part of the Compromise of 1850 was a. a great step toward abolition. b. adamantly opposed by southerners. c. more favorable to slave owners than to the accused fugitive slave. d. never put into effect. e. the result of tireless efforts of abolitionists. 6 . The Underground Railroad was a. the first transcontinental railroad. b. an informal network of secret routes and safe houses run by abolitionists. c. a nineteenth-century precursor to the modern subway system. d. the only transportation open to black Americans, whether free or slave. e. a railroad owned by mining companies. 7 . What was the effect of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854?
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8.Supporters of the Kansas-Nebraska Act defended the law by claiming that it 9 . The Republican Party was organized in response to the a. defeat of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. b. admittance of California as a slave state. c. failure of the two major parties to take a stand against slavery. d. collapse of the Whig Party.
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