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Chapter 7 Study Questions Chapter 7 Study Questions These questions are designed to help you prepare for the exams. Note, however, that the questions do not cover all of the course material that you are responsible for knowing. U.S. v. VMI What was the constitutional issue in U.S. v. VMI ? If VMI was a private college, would the case still have been brought to court? What is a citizen-soldier? What method did VMI use to produce citizen-soldiers? How did the VMI case end up before the U.S. Supreme Court (i.e., what was the case history)? Did the trial court believe that admitting women to VMI would fundamentally change VMI? Why did the trial court rule in favor of VMI? Did the appellate court believe that admitting women to VMI would affect VMI? Why did the appellate court rule against VMI initially? What options did the appellate court give to VMI? Which option did Virginia take? What did the trial court think about VWIL as a remedial plan? What did the appellate court think about VWIL as a remedial plan? How did the U.S. Supreme Court rule in U.S. v. VMI ? Why? Can a law exclude women from opportunities simply because they are women? If a state law differentiates based on gender, what type of justification must the government have? Why was the Court particularly skeptical about Virginia’s generalizations about women? If women, on average, perform less well than men at physically demanding tasks, why did the Court still think that women must be admitted to VMI? What did history demonstrate about Virginia’s claim that VMI promoted educational diversity? How has women’s entry to the legal and medical professions been greeted? What arguments were barriers to their entry? 1
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Chapter 7 Study Questions What is a post hoc justification? Why is a post hoc justification not convincing? How did the U.S. Supreme Court view VWIL as a remedial plan? Why did the Court compare VWIL to Texas and the University of Texas’ policy regarding admission of African Americans? If it is constitutionally permissible for public universities to have separate athletic programs for men and women, why was Virginia’s plan for separate education of men and women at VMI and VWIL constitutionally unacceptable? Differences between Men and Women What evidence was there that women could not handle the adversative method? What evidence is available that women can handle the adversative method? Is the adversative method beneficial to most males? Where is the biggest difference between men and women, within groups and between groups? What do studies suggest about the intellectual differences between men and women? How did Virginia try to use the self-esteem of women as an argument against their admission to VMI? How do factors in the individual’s life influence self-esteem?
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