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Civil Rights Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the function of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission?

Question 2 2. The Equal Protection Clause:

Question 3 3. Rights provided to everyone, no matter their race, religion, or sexual orientation, are called:

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. The _____ Movement focused on the rights of African Americans.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was the initial focus of the civil rights movement for disabled persons?

Question 7 7. Hispanics gained the right to have voting information in Spanish via _____.

Question 8 8. What is the purpose of the Equal Protection Clause?

Question 9 9. Why is Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 especially important?

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

Question 12 12. Full racial balance in Topeka, Kansas, schools was reached in _____.

Question 13 13. The Voting Rights Act was passed in _____.

Question 14 14. The _____ act made Jim Crow laws illegal, and was passed in _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following contributed to the Americans with Disabilities Act becoming a law in 1990?

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Question 16 16. The National Women Suffrage Association was founded by:

Question 17 17. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that _____.

Question 18 18. The 1848 Declaration of Sentiments:

Question 19 19. _____ laws made racial segregation legal.

Question 20 20. How is the Americans with Disabilities Act related to the Rehabilitation Act?

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Question 21 21. Civil rights _____.

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 was enacted to protect and validate _____.

Question 24 24. The Federal Government:

Question 25 25. African Americans and women _____.

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Question 26 26. The right of same-sex couples to receive federal benefits was granted _____.

Question 27 27. The states' response to the Equal Protection Clause:

Question 28 28. Who were the plaintiffs in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954?

Question 29 29. Brown v. Board of Education involved the issue of _____.

Question 30 30. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave American women the right to vote in 1920?

Civil Rights Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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