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NYSTCE Social Studies: Human Rights Movements Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In the 21st century, the gay rights movement has placed a considerable emphasis on fighting for which of the following?

Question 2 2. During the 1980s, which of the following became a leader in AIDS activism?

Question 3 3. Which of the following became the most famous black man in America during the 1830s and 1840s as he fought to abolish slavery?

Question 4 4. The temperance movement was also linked with…

Question 5 5. What happened to Southern interest in abolishing slavery after Nat Turner's insurrection in 1831?

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Question 6 6. In what year was the New England Anti-Slavery Society established AND in what year was slavery made illegal in the United States, respectively?

Question 7 7. Which was America's first coeducational college?

Question 8 8. The Declaration of Sentiments decried the existing social order and the roles women were expected to assume in society and was largely written by:

Question 9 9. Tamika is not a salaried employee. She worked 50 hours in the past seven days. Would she be entitled to overtime pay?

Question 10 10. What was the Sharpeville massacre?

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Question 11 11. Dorothea Dix was important for her work in what movement in the antebellum era?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was NOT one of the main provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act?

Question 13 13. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott advocated for women's rights after their involvement in what other reform movement?

Question 14 14. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote _____.

Question 15 15. David Walker, who predated the Abolitionist Movement and advocated violence in ending slavery wrote _____.

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Question 16 16. Which country was colonized by freed American slaves with the help of antislavery societies?

Question 17 17. How are Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu and F.W. deKlerk similar?

Question 18 18. When women first gained the vote in Great Britain in 1918, what was the minimum voting age?

Question 19 19. What is the living wage for non-exempt employees under the FLSA?

Question 20 20. Which U.S. state or territory was the first one to give women the right to vote?

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Question 21 21. Who is most likely to be an Afrikaner?

Question 22 22. Traditional gender roles in the 19th century expected men and women to live:

Question 23 23. Frederick Douglas, an ex-slave known for his writing and great speeches, wrote _____.

Question 24 24. What event is widely believed to be the point of origin for the gay rights movement?

Question 25 25. The gay rights movement is a social movement that emerged from which era?

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Question 26 26. William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the American Anti Slavery Society, wrote _____.

Question 27 27. Brent is paid $9 an hour. He worked 40 regular hours plus 10 hours of overtime last week. How much per hour would he paid for his overtime hours?

Question 28 28. The platform of the Abolitionist movement wanted

Question 29 29.

Where did public schools exist in early America?

I. Massachusetts

II. New York

III. Virginia

Question 30 30. Which of the following BEST defines apartheid?

NYSTCE Social Studies: Human Rights Movements Chapter Exam Instructions

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