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Please place the letter of your answer in the space provided. You also need to justify your answers. You want to restate the law, the concept, the definition.
1. Which of the following is true of Black Codes?
A) They codified discrimination on the basis of race and limited the rights of the newly free slaves.
B) They categorized blacks as a protected group and gave them special privileges under the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
C) They were mostly revisions of the post–Civil War “Slave Codes,” initiated by a few states.
D) They were a subtle form of discrimination in the Northern states, while religious segregation was practiced in the South.
2. _______ _____, known as the Ku Klux Klan Act, addresses conspiracies to interfere with or deprive others of their civil rights.
A) 42 U.S.C. section 1981
B) 42 U.S.C. section 1983
C) 42 U.S.C. section 1985
D) 42 U.S.C. section 1991
3. The term “under color of state law” refers to:
A) the act of religious institutions and associations discriminating against individuals when performing their activities.
B) the revisions made by states to their pre–Civil War “Slave Codes.”
C) a private employer discriminating employees based on their national origin or color.
D) a government employee illegally discriminating against another during performance of his or her official duties.
4. 42 U.S.C. section 1981:
A) allows a victim of racial discrimination to claim unlimited damages from the defendant.
B) permits the denial of civil rights on the basis of color by someone acting on behalf of the government.
C) provides a shorter statute of limitations than that granted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
D) prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in making and enforcing employment contracts.