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Chapter Quiz 2

  1. The commitment to diplomatically, economically, and militarily counter the expansionist tendencies of the Soviet Union and its allies in Eastern Europe and Asia is known as:
      a. Containment
      b. World War II
      c. The War on Terror
      d. None of the above
  2. The vision that states that the mission of American foreign policy is a moral one in which the United States seeks to play a major role in establishing and defending a benign international order in which democracy and free markets can thrive in peace is known as the _______ vision.
      a. Wilsonian
      b. Hamiltonian
      c. Jeffersonian
      d. Jacksonian
  3. The vision that states that the mission of American foreign policy is to foster a world order that best serves the economic interests of the United States is known as the ____________ vision.
      a. Wilsonian
      b. Hamiltonian
      c. Jeffersonian
      d. Jacksonian
  4. The vision that states that the mission of American foreign policy stresses the need for the United States to shape its foreign and defense policies to protect and sustain our country's democratic institutions is known as the ________________ vision.
      a. Wilsonian
      b. Hamiltonian
      c. Jeffersonian
      d. Jacksonian
  5. The vision that states that American foreign policy should give great weight to national honor and the wisdom and judgment of the American public and its leaders is known as the ______________ vision.
      a. Wilsonian
      b. Hamiltonian
      c. Jeffersonian
      d. Jacksonian
  6. The set of procedures that attempts to correct the effects of past discrimination against minority groups is known as:
      a. Racial preferencing
      b. Racial profiling
      c. Racial segregation
      d. Affirmative action
  7. In ________, the Supreme Court ruled that states can prohibit any use of race in university admissions decisions.
      a. University of California v. Bakke
      b. Grutter v. Bollinger
      c. Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action
      d. Brown v. Board of Education
  8. Based on a June 2012 executive order, an undocumented immigrant will not be deported if he or she:
      a. Is not older than 30
      b. Has lived in the United States for five years
      c. Does not have a criminal record
      d. All of the above
  9. In 2004, which state granted legal status to same-sex marriages?
      a. California
      b. Vermont
      c. Massachusetts
      d. Iowa
  10. When Prince Edward County, Virginia, closed its public school system from 1958 to 1964 in response to federal mandates to desegregate its schools, this action was known as:
      a. Affirmative action
      b. Racial profiling
      c. White flight
      d. Massive resistance
  11. When a police department enforces speed limit laws only for Hispanic drivers, but not for those who self-identify as any other race, it is engaging in:
      a. Affirmative action
      b. Racial profiling
      c. White flight
      d. Massive resistance
  12. In __________, the Supreme Court declared state laws that criminalized interracial marriage unconstitutional.
      a. Plessy v. Ferguson
      b. Brown v. Board
      c. Lawrence v. Texas
      d. Loving v. Virginia
  13. Subtle barriers that prevent women or minorities from attaining upper-level jobs in organizations are known as:
      a. The glass ceiling
      b. Affirmative action
      c. Sexual harassment
      d. None of the above
  14. Quid pro quo harassment was declared to be an illegal form of sex discrimination in:
      a. Williams v. Saxbe
      b. Harris v. Forklift
      c. Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson
      d. Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
  15. A test that examines one's ability to understand the Constitution as a condition of the right to vote was declared illegal under the:
      a. Civil Rights Act of 1875
      b. Civil Rights Act of 1964
      c. Voting Rights Act
      d. None of the above
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