Which is the most accurate descrition minority groupd historically have been treated in the us?
W reluctance to accept their equality
In regard to the issue of equality, the constitution states that
No person can b denied equal protection of the laws
A person can become a citizen of the us by all the following except
Illegally crossing the Mexican border into Texas
Over time the makeup if the american population has become
In the past, women have been denied which of the following?
All of the above
Laws that treat men and women differently
May be upheld by the Supreme Court if they meet certain criteria
De jure segrgation
Was the result of laws or other gov actions
The civil rights acts of 1964
Outlaws discrimination in public accommodations and hiring practices
An amnesty progran was established by the immigratuin and reform act of 1864 to address which of ghe following problems?
Undocumented aliens had troubled and divided many groups
The continuing theme of immigration policy in yhe us has been to
Adapt regulations to fit changing conditions at a particular time
Citizens by birth is determined by the rules
Of ju Solís and jus sanguinis
One readin that women earn 80 cents for every dollar earned by men is that
On average only low paying occupations were open to women
The first major aupreme court case that challenged affirmative action was
Uni of California v bakke
In an earlier part of the us history, congress
Helped further the discrimination of minorities by inaction
The action of the supreme court in regard to job quitas has been to
Uphold quotas when they help overcome effects of long standing biased
Undocumented aliens are thise who enter the us
W/out following proper legal procedures
Which fact could not be used as an example of hiw minority groups have been treated in the us?
Cuban Americans fled the Castro dictatorship
One test that the supreme court used to determine the validity of laws that discriminate between groups of people is the
Rational basis test
Which of the following statements does not accuralty describe tge suoreme court decision in brown v broad of education of topeka?
It quickly brought about integration of schools in this country
Congress did not pass civil rights legistlation from the 1870s to the late 1950s mainly bc
Those in power were unaware, unconcerned, or strongly opposed
The responsr of the suprene court to affirmative action programs today can best be described as
Conservative in rendering decisions
Which part of the consititution declardd that a person can become an american citized either by birth or naturalization?
The constitutions statement regarding the equality of all persons can b found in both
The 14th amendment and the due process clause
Consequences of the historical bias against native americans in thjs counrty includr all of the following except
The growth of the Native American population in the us
Th epercentage if hispanic americans in the is has overtaken that of african americans bc
The number of both groups has grown, but the number of Hispanic Americans has grown more
Much if the descrimination if aganist asian anericans in the mid 1800s can b traced to
Competition for jobs
The reason the women who wrote the declaration of sentiments in 1848 deliberately paraphased the declaration of independence was
To point out that women had been excluded from the rights set forth in the Declaration of Independence
The strict scrutiny test?
Would not have passed either test
Which of the following paved the way for nearly 60 years of continued segregation in the us?
The separate but equal doctrine
In addition to the courts decision in Brown versus Board of Education desegregation also needed the support of
Civil rights act of 1968
Affirmative action programs would no longer be needed in a society in which
No one alive has experience past discrimiation
According to congrdd thd courts misreading of title vii centered on
Whether the burden of proof rested w the employer or the employee
Present immigration policies take all the following characteristics into account except
Country of origin
By making it illegal for undocumented aliens to claim Social Security or welfare benefits Congress tried to
All of the above