-q25:the author cites the fact that the rio grande

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Unformatted text preview: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q25:The author cites the fact that the Rio Grande pueblos were never formally withdrawn from public lands primarily in order to do which of the following?A.Suggest why it might have been argued that the Wintersdoctrine ought not to apply to pueblo landsB.Imply that the United States never really acquired sovereignty over pueblo landsC.Argue that the pueblo lands ought still to be considered part of federal public landsD.Support the argument that the water rights of citizens other than American Indians are limited by the WintersdoctrineE.Suggest that federal courts cannot claim jurisdiction over cases disputing the traditional diversion and use of water by Pueblo IndiansAnswer: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q26:The passage suggests that, if the criteria discussed in lines 16 – 32 were the only criteria for 11establishing a reservation’s water rights, which of the following would be true?A.The water rights of the inhabitants of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation would not take precedence over those of other citizens.B.Reservations established before 1848 would be judged to have no water rights.C.There would be no legal basis for the water rights of the Rio Grande pueblos.D.Reservations other than American Indian reservations could not be created with reserved water rights.E.Treaties establishing reservations would have to mention water rights explicitly in order to reserve water for a particular purpose.Answer: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q27:According to the passage, which of the following was true of the treaty establishing the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation?A.It was challenged in the Supreme Court a number of times.B.It was rescinded by the federal government, an action that gave rise to the Winterscase.C.It cited American Indians’ traditional use of the land’s resources.D.It failed to mention water rights to be enjoyed by the reservation’s inhabitants.E.It was modified by the Supreme Court in Arizonav. California.Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q28:The primary purpose of the passage is toA.trace the development of laws establishing American Indian reservationsB.explain the legal bases for the water rights of American Indian tribesC.question the legal criteria often used to determine the water rights of American Indian tribesD.discuss evidence establishing the earliest date at which the federal government recognized the water rights of American IndiansE.point out a legal distinction between different types of American Indian reservationsAnswer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q29:Smithtown University’s fund-raisers succeeded in getting donations from 80 percent of the potential donors they contacted. This success rate, exceptionally high for university fund-raisers, does not...
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