Philosophical Theories Behind the Justice System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is the best way to describe how Hume critiqued social contract theory?

Question 2 2. According to Locke, why would a society change from the State of Nature to a civil government?

Question 3 3. How does Hobbes describe his hypothetical State of Nature?

Question 4 4. Rights provided to everyone, no matter their race, religion, or sexual orientation, are called:

Question 5 5. _____ laws made racial segregation legal.

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Question 6 6. The _____ act made Jim Crow laws illegal, and was passed in _____.

Question 7 7. What is the purpose of punishment in terms of deterrence?

Question 8 8. Which phrase describes one of the main concerns about military deterrence?

Question 9 9. What is deterrence?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a key difference between Plato and Aristotle's political philosophy?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best represents Plato's view of justice?

Question 12 12. Which of the following belief is common to the political philosophy of both Plato and Aristotle?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the best way to sum up the focus of Rawls' principles of justice?

Question 14 14. To what domain did Rawls direct his views of justice?

Question 15 15. Which of the following are unknown under the veil of ignorance in the original position?

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Question 16 16. In the 1800s, Jim Crow referred to what?

Question 17 17. Which two pieces of historic legislation helped end Jim Crow?

Question 18 18. The term Jim Crow originally referred to a black character in what type of piece?

Question 19 19. For a punishment to be just, which of the following must be true?

Question 20 20. Which of these is the most just way for rewards to be distributed?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is NOT an aspect of justice?

Question 22 22. Which philosophy of justice is used by most modern societies?

Question 23 23. Who is the primary focus in restorative justice?

Question 24 24. What are the two main focuses of utilitarian justice?

Question 25 25. How does Locke describe his understanding of the State of Nature?

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Question 26 26. The Voting Rights Act was passed in _____.

Question 27 27. What is an extreme example of deterrence in terms of criminal punishment?

Question 28 28. Which of the following best represents Aristotle's view of justice?

Question 29 29. Which of the following describes the veil of ignorance, as Rawls understands it?

Question 30 30. In 1892, Homer Plessy took a seat in a whites-only car on a train in what city or state?

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