Unit 10 Review 1. Which amendment extended the right to vote to

Unit 10 Review
1. Which amendment extended the right to vote to women?
2. Amendment that defines citizenship: _______________::Amendment that expands voting rights:
3. What issue was at the center of George Wallace’s 1968 campaign for president when he ran as a part of the
American Independent Party?
4. Which argument might be used by supporters of the Great Society, affirmative action, and Title IX?
a. They are illegal and promote discrimination against minorities.
b. They are unconstitutional and have been unsuccessful.
c. They are needed and expand economic opportunities for many.
d. They are examples of the courts eliminating discrimination.
5. All of the following were part of the Great Society program except –
a. Social Security
b. Medicare
c. Head Start
d. Upward Bound
6. All of the following are groups that worked to expand economic and political rights for different ethnic
groups in the United States except –
c. AIM
7. Why did the Vietnam War result in the passage of the 26th Amendment?
8. Which of the following was a distinguished lawyer, a Supreme Court justice, and a supporter of Americans
with little voice in government?
a. Martin Luther King, Jr.
b. Robert F. Kennedy
c. Thurgood Marshall
d. James Carter
9. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in what year?
I. Anti-war protests
II. Montgomery Bus Boycott
III. War on Poverty
IV. March on Washington
V. Brown v. Board of Ed
Which of the above occurred in the 1950s?
a. I, III, V
b. III, IV
c. IV, V
d. II, V
11. Which concepts would historians use to organize history into time periods?
a. political forces
b. economic commonality
c. social changes and characteristics
d. all of the above
Speaking to lawmakers
Writing to senators
Suggesting legislation
All of the above best fit which category?
a. legal requirements of citizens
b. congressional resolutions
c. lobbying Congress
d. Supreme Court actions
13. Cesar Chavez championed the economic rights of which group?
a. miners
b. farmers
c. ranchers
d. migrant workers
14. The group of senators that attempted to block civil rights reforms in the 1950’s and 1960’s were primarily –
a. southern Democrats
b. western Progressives
c. southern Republicans
d. northern Democrats
Landmark case in Texas
Redistributed property taxes to
poorer districts
Led to “Robin Hood” legislation
Which case decided by the Texas Supreme Court is described above?
a. Brown v. Board of Ed.
b. Hernandez v. Texas
c. Edgewood ISD v. Kirby
d. Sweatt v. Painter
16. Mendez v. Westminster: challenged racial segregation in California schools:: _______________ :
challenged racial segregation in Texas schools
a. Delgado v. Bastrop ISD
b. Gideon v. Wainwright
c. Edgewood ISD v. Kirby
d. Texas v. Johnson
17. Which amendment eliminated poll taxes on voters in the United States?
18. What Supreme Court case was Chief Justice Earl Warren addressing when he said, “We conclude that in the
field of public education, the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place?”
19. How did Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech impact the civil rights movement?
a. It called for violent resistance.
b. It inspired many people.
c. It was largely ignored.
d. It fragmented the movement.
20. Which of the answer choices used protest strategies different than the other groups to achieve equal rights?
a. Black Panthers
21. What book did Betty Friedan right that contributed to the women’s rights movement?
22. Which of the following is NOT part of the civil rights movements during the 20th century?
a. birth of the NAACP and SCLC
b. first Hispanic on the Supreme Court
c. desegregation of schools and the army
d. non-violent protests against discrimination
23. Which civil rights leader spoke at the 1963 March on Washington and won the Nobel Peace Prize?
a. Martin Luther King, Jr.
b. Thurgood Marshall
c. Malcom X
d. Stokely Carmichael
24. NAACP: _______________::LULAC: _______________
a. African Americans, American Indians
b. African Americans, Latinos
c. Latinos, Asian Americans
d. Asian Americans, Latinos
25. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 differed from earlier attempts to address minority rights by focusing on –
a. desegregating the military
b. ended discrimination in the work place
c. protecting voting rights
d. reforming immigration and naturalization services
26. Barbara Jordan most likely said the following phrase about what court case:
“If we are to honor the principles of liberty in the Declaration of Independence and the principles of equality in
the Constitution, it is mandatory…that the judiciary continue to disassemble the barrier of racial equality.”
a. Dred Scott v. Sandford
b. Plessy v. Ferguson
c. Reynolds v. Sims
d. Brown v. Board of Education
27. All of the following are characteristics of the Civil Rights Era except –
a. voting rights legislation
b. foreign interference in domestic policy
c. racial discrimination
d. ordinary leaders as symbols for civil rights
28. Which of the following Supreme Court Cases was Justice Fortas discussing when he said, “First
Amendment rights, applied in light of the special characteristics of the school environment, are available to
teachers and students. It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to
freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate?”
a. Plessy v. Ferguson
b. Tinker v. Des Moines
c. Wisconsin v. Yoder
d. White v. Regester