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1:Affirmative action is a policy designed to do which of the following? Select all that apply (2 points)

A:Distribute reparations to victims of discrimination.
B:Increase diversity in education and employment***
C:Counteract the effects of past discrimination***
D:Punish those who discriminate

2:Which of the following statements best explains why affirmative action is so controversial?

A:Affirmative action is designed to limit the economic and social mobility of minorities.
B:Affirmative action may result in discrimination now to make up for past discrimination***
C:Affirmative action requires race and gender to be the sole deciding factors.
D:Affirmative action increase taxes for the majority population

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  1. I agree with both of your answers.

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  2. They make the most sense. Affirmative action was created as a way to make up for discrimination in the past. Legislation that was passed after the discrimination already occurred didn't really help those people so they came up with a way to help them.

    Some people who oppose affirmative action say that it's "reverse discrimination" which is discrimination against the majority group.

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