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Which of these pairs accurately reflects a causal connection​ (​select all that apply)​:

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* 1. Which of these pairs accurately reflects a causal connection​ (​select all that apply)​:

Over the past 50 years, affirmative action's main overall impact has been ​to (​select one):

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* 2. Over the past 50 years, affirmative action's main overall impact has been ​to (​select one):

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said "I fear I may have integrated my people into a burning house." What did he mean?​ (essay question)​

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* 3. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said "I fear I may have integrated my people into a burning house." What did he mean?​ (essay question)​

Which part​s​ of this statement ​are ​not true​: ​President ​Barack Obama's ​advanced liberal policies on immigration​ and criminal justice​, his strong anti-business ​stance​, and his progressive approach to health care coverage are what ultimately set the stage for Donald Trump's election​ (select all that apply):

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* 4. Which part​s​ of this statement ​are ​not true​: ​President ​Barack Obama's ​advanced liberal policies on immigration​ and criminal justice​, his strong anti-business ​stance​, and his progressive approach to health care coverage are what ultimately set the stage for Donald Trump's election​ (select all that apply):

Black graduates of elite colleges and universities will end up with significantly greater household wealth than similarly-aged white people who only finish high school.

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* 5. Black graduates of elite colleges and universities will end up with significantly greater household wealth than similarly-aged white people who only finish high school.

​It was ​technological innovation​ (​specifically, a​n unprecedented​ cluster of revolutionary inventions​), ​along with this continent's abundant natural resources, ​that mainly propelled the United States into ​worldwide ​economic dominance by the end of the 19th century.​​​

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* 6. ​It was ​technological innovation​ (​specifically, a​n unprecedented​ cluster of revolutionary inventions​), ​along with this continent's abundant natural resources, ​that mainly propelled the United States into ​worldwide ​economic dominance by the end of the 19th century.​​​

Maintaining racial separation ​helps white people to thrive. Children raised in hyper-segregated white neighborhoods typically enjoy greater social and economic mobility than children raised in racially diverse areas.

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* 7. Maintaining racial separation ​helps white people to thrive. Children raised in hyper-segregated white neighborhoods typically enjoy greater social and economic mobility than children raised in racially diverse areas.

Of the two national political parties​ and over the course of the past 150 years​, it is the Republican Party that has most successfully deployed anti-Black "dog whistle" politics to achieve electoral success​.

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* 8. Of the two national political parties​ and over the course of the past 150 years​, it is the Republican Party that has most successfully deployed anti-Black "dog whistle" politics to achieve electoral success​.

​Trump and the Republicans want to require able-bodied people to work in order to qualify for ​SNAP benefits (​food stamps​)​. Is this insistence on "you must work to eat" a departure from the way U.S. elites, including its Christian leaders, have traditionally viewed the problem of poverty? ​(essay question)

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* 9. ​Trump and the Republicans want to require able-bodied people to work in order to qualify for ​SNAP benefits (​food stamps​)​. Is this insistence on "you must work to eat" a departure from the way U.S. elites, including its Christian leaders, have traditionally viewed the problem of poverty? ​(essay question)

U​.S. corporations​ ​were first granted 14th Amendment "personhood" protection in​ which ​of these ​Supreme Court ​c​ase​s (select one)​:

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* 10. U​.S. corporations​ ​were first granted 14th Amendment "personhood" protection in​ which ​of these ​Supreme Court ​c​ase​s (select one)​:

The same ​U.S. ​Supreme Court that granted 14th Amendment protection to corporations withdrew such protection from Black people in​ which of these years​ (select one)​:​

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* 11. The same ​U.S. ​Supreme Court that granted 14th Amendment protection to corporations withdrew such protection from Black people in​ which of these years​ (select one)​:​

White colonial settlers in the 17th and 18th centuries were​ (​select one):​

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* 12. White colonial settlers in the 17th and 18th centuries were​ (​select one):​

​Between 1830 and 1930, light-skinned immigrants from Ireland, Italy, and Eastern Europe were readily welcomed and accepted as white by the native-born whites of the time.

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* 13. ​Between 1830 and 1930, light-skinned immigrants from Ireland, Italy, and Eastern Europe were readily welcomed and accepted as white by the native-born whites of the time.

Today's white evangelical Christians clearly identify with Trump and with white nationalism, but in the 19th century white evangelicals advocated greater social and economic justice and even formed the backbone of the Abolitionist movement.

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* 14. Today's white evangelical Christians clearly identify with Trump and with white nationalism, but in the 19th century white evangelicals advocated greater social and economic justice and even formed the backbone of the Abolitionist movement.

The huge resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s was spurred mainly by native-born fear of unassimilated immigrants and not by white fear of rising African-American political power and the surfacing of some radical Black militancy ​following World War I.

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* 15. The huge resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s was spurred mainly by native-born fear of unassimilated immigrants and not by white fear of rising African-American political power and the surfacing of some radical Black militancy ​following World War I.

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