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CHAPTER 5—CIVIL RIGHTS MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Civil Rights a. refer to the rights of all Americans to equal treatment under the law. b. specify what the government must do to ensure equal protection. c. are limitations placed on the government to protect citizens. d. both a and b. e. are identical to civil liberties. ANS: D REF: Civil Rights 2. The Dred Scott decision a. was the first case to challenge the concept of judicial review. b. abolished slavery in the Northwest Territory. c. held that Congress could not ban slavery in the territories north of the Southern border of Missouri. d. contributed to making the Civil War inevitable. e. both c and d. ANS: E REF: African Americans and the Consequences of Slavery in the United States 3. The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution a. prohibited slavery. b. forced states to alter their own constitutions to end slavery by making the children of slaves free while allowing slavery for existing slaves. c. mandated that all persons "will be treated as total equals from this date forward." d. had little impact on state governments and slavery. e. was redundant because the slaves were already entirely freed by the Emancipation Proclamation. ANS: A REF: African Americans and the Consequences of Slavery in the United States 4. The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution a. constitutionally defined U.S. citizenship for the first time. b. stipulates that no state shall deprive individuals of the privileges and immunities enjoyed by citizens of the U.S. c. aided only African Americans, and did not apply to Indians or Hispanics. d. both a and b. e. both b and c. ANS: D REF: African Americans and the Consequences of Slavery in the United States 5. The Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution a. allowed women the right to vote. b. forced states to allow all residents the right to vote. c. allowed males of all races the opportunity to vote. d. forced states to abolish poll tax requirements. e. made the income tax constitutional. ANS: C REF: African Americans and the Consequences of Slavery in the United States 6. The Enforcement Act of 1870
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a. was also known as the Anti-Ku Klux Klan Act. b. specified criminal sanctions for interfering with the right to vote. c. both a and b. d. prohibited segregated public schools. e. allowed states more power in granting voting rights. ANS: C REF: African Americans and the Consequences of Slavery in the United States 7. The Second Civil Rights Act a. prohibited segregated public schools. b. sought to grant the freedmen forty acres and a mule. c. entitled everyone to full enjoyment of public accommodations. d. a and b. e. abolished slavery. ANS: C REF: African Americans and the Consequences of Slavery in the United States 8. The Supreme Court invalidated the 1875 Civil Rights Act a. arguing that the Fifteenth Amendment was unconstitutional. b.
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2010 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Lenny during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Perimeter.

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