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Civil Rights: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Federal Government:

Question 2 2. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that _____.

Question 3 3. The right of same-sex couples to receive federal benefits was granted _____.

Question 4 4. Brown v. Board of Education involved the issue of _____.

Question 5 5. The states' response to the Equal Protection Clause:

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Question 6 6. How is the Americans with Disabilities Act related to the Rehabilitation Act?

Question 7 7. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave American women the right to vote in 1920?

Question 8 8. Hispanics gained the right to have voting information in Spanish via _____.

Question 9 9. The 1848 Declaration of Sentiments:

Question 10 10. If you were an attorney working on the Brown v. Board of Education case, you would need to refer to the previous U.S. Supreme Court ruling on school segregation, which was _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was the initial focus of the civil rights movement for disabled persons?

Question 12 12. The Equal Protection Clause was enacted to protect and validate _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following contributed to the Americans with Disabilities Act becoming a law in 1990?

Question 14 14. The National Women Suffrage Association was founded by:

Question 15 15. Full racial balance in Topeka, Kansas, schools was reached in _____.

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Question 16 16. The first birth control clinic opened in _____ in New York and focused on women's health and reproductive rights. This laid the foundation for _____.

Question 17 17. What was the basis for the Supreme Court's original ruling on Brown v. Board of Education in 1954?

Question 18 18. What is the function of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission?

Question 19 19. Why is Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 especially important?

Question 20 20. Who were the plaintiffs in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954?

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Question 21 21. What is the purpose of the Equal Protection Clause?

Question 22 22. Modern day advocates for people with disabilities continue to focus on all of the following goals EXCEPT:

Question 23 23. The Equal Protection Clause:

Question 24 24. African Americans and women _____.

Question 25 25. Civil rights _____.

Civil Rights: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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