History 8th gradconnections academy

posted by Jamie Spires

1. What value in American identity is most fundamental to the U.S. political system?
A. indivual rights
B. social conformity
C. national security
D. freedom from rule
2. Why was the Voting Rights Act of 1965 necessary
A. Each citezen must be ruled by the same laws.
B. Each citezen must be able to participate in government.
C. Each citezen must habe protections of the Bill of Rights
D. Each citezen must have equal voting power in federal elections.
3. Which condition enabled the virtual enslavement of Asian Americans in the late 19th century?
A. segregation under the separate but equal doctrine
B. inability to apply the 13th Amendment in certain states
C. distinctions between the rights of citizens and non-citizens
D. refusal of the government to protect Asian Americans from their employers
My Answers:
1. A
2. B
3. D

  1. Damon

    I am no historian but for 2 I would have picked D because the act is about voting rights and for 3 I would have picked C because unlike blacks or indigenous Americans, the Chinese railroad laborers were not citizens and that was used as an excuse.

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