U.S. Government Unit 7 Quiz 4

U.S. Government Unit 7 Quiz 4

What is the practice of separating people of different races, classes, or ethnic groups called?
segregation
What was the major focus of the early women’s rights movement during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries?
voting rights
Most discrimination based on race, religion, sex, or national origin was outlawed by which of the following?
the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a case that came before the Supreme Court in 1954. What was this case about?
the integration of African American students into traditionally all-white schools
What were the major milestones in rights for African Americans during the nineteenth century?
the passage of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments
Why are laws concerning women not subject to the strict scrutiny test?
Women do not qualify as a “discrete and insular minority.”
Which of the following statements concerning the equal rights amendment is correct?
The amendment was not ratified.
Which of these groups has been discriminated against in U.S. history?
all of the above
In order to avoid discrimination in the workplace, what should employers do?
all of the above
Which of the following is an example of reverse discrimination?
discrimination against a nonminority individual through advantages given to minorities