Chapter 19 Practice Test

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1. Blacks are an example of a group that we would expect to benefit from… a. Majoritarian politics. b. Client politics. c. Entrepreneurial politics. d. Interest group politics. e. Partisan politics. 2. Which of the following was not one of the reasons that African-Americans for many years failed to gain redress of their grievances? a. They were excluded from normal political activity such as voting. b. They lacked material and institutional support for effective political organization. c. Public opinion opposed black equality. d. Blacks could not agree among themselves on the proper policies to combat discrimination. e. White allies were few. 3. When Congress, in 1883, passed a law that outlawed racial discrimination in public accommodations such as hotels… a. The president exercised the veto power. b. The Supreme Court declared the law unconstitutional. c. The state legislatures immediately passed similar laws. d. Governors applauded the legislation as “progressive.” e. None of the above. 4. The Supreme Court’s decision in Plessy v. Ferguson (whatever its wider implications) directly concerned… a. Segregation on railroad cars. b. Voting rights for African-Americans. c. Interracial marriage. d. Lynching. e. The ability of Congress to regulate race relations in the states. 5. “Jim Crow” is a slang expression referring to… a. Laws and policies that segregated blacks. b. Discrimination against blacks in the military. c. The early civil rights movement. d. Discrimination against African-Americans in other countries. e. The difficulty that African-Americans had in getting a fair trial. 6. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded… a. Immediately after the Civil War. b. In 1909, in the aftermath of an anti-black riot. c. During the presidential election of 1968. d. During the Great Depression. e.
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