CHAPTER 5 Civil Rights

CHAPTER 5 Civil Rights - CHAPTER 5 Civil Rights MULTIPLE...

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CHAPTER 5 Civil Rights MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following best describes the distinction between civil rights and civil liberties? 2. When did civil rights become part of the U.S. Constitution? - Civil rights were incorporated with the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment. 3. Most of the government’s positive actions associated with the civil rights issue in the United States stem from the application of - The Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution 5. The first slaves were brought to what would become the United States in 6. Which of the following cases helped lead to the Civil War? - Dred Scott v. Sandford 7. What goal did members of the abolitionist movement pursue? - The end of slavery 8. The term peculiar institution described 9. What was the Seneca Falls Convention? 10. What was the ultimate destination of the Underground Railroad? 11. The Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution guarantees 12. What does the term Jim Crow refer to? - The system of racial segregation in the South after Reconstruction 13. What did the Thirteenth Amendment accomplish? 14. The Civil Rights Act of 1875 attempted to 15. During the late nineteenth century, the equal protection clause was 16. The Supreme Court’s ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson
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- Established the separate but equal rule. 17. During World War II, ______forced the federal government to address discriminatory hiring practices by threatening massive labor marches on Washington, D.C. -
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