Civil Rights and Conservatism- Texas History
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Which Texan is noted for years of service as a judge in the state of Texas and was the first Hispanic appointed to statewide office in Texas?

    answer choices

    James A. Baker, III

    Raul A. Gonzalez, Jr.

    Barbara Jordan

    Raymond L. Telles

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Elected first Mexican American mayor of El Paso in 1957, making him the first Mexican American leader of a major American city


    Served as Ambassador to Costa Rica under John F. Kennedy


    Served as chairman of the U.S.-Mexican Border Commission in 1967


    Served as chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the United States in 1971


    Which Texan leader is described by the information in the box above?

    answer choices

    Lauro Cavazos

    Henry B. Gonzalez

    Raul A. Gonzalez, Jr.

    Raymond Telles

  • Question 3
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    Which Texan served as Chief of Staff in both the Reagan and Bush administrations, as well as Secretary of State from 1989-1992?

    answer choices

    James A. Baker, III

    John B. Connally, Jr.

    Henry Gonzalez

    Ann Richards

  • Question 4
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    Which Texan was the first African American from a southern state to serve in the U.S. Congress after her service in the Texas State Senate?

    answer choices

    Olveta Culp Hobby

    Kay Bailey Hutchinson

    Barbara Jordon

    Ann Richards

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    As discussed in our assignment Change in Politics, Republican leaders and educational groups in Texas

    have differing views about —

    answer choices

    spending for education in Texas

    creating new educational standards

    giving pay raises to teachers in Texas

    raising the cost of college tuition in Texas

  • Question 6
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    How did the Texas Constitution’s guarantee of freedom of the press contribute to advancing the Civil Rights Movement in Texas?

    answer choices

    It allowed civil rights leaders a place to publish opinion polls.

    It provided advertising for struggling civil rights organizations.

    It helped to create job opportunities for minorities at news stations.

    It informed the public about issues and events related to the movement.

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  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Why is a free press important for Texas citizens?

    answer choices

    People need to be informed to make valid decisions.

    People should know what they can watch on television.

    Newspapers need to write stories that increase subscribers.

    Advertising brings in millions of dollars in revenue for newspapers.

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    Which of the following is a civic responsibility of Texas citizens?

    answer choices

    Buying a car

    Taking a vaction

    Voting for public officials

    Participating in a protest march

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Which of the following is a civic responsibility of Texas citizens?

    answer choices

    To serve on a jury

    To enlist in the military

    To obtain a driver's license

    To shop at local businesses

  • Question 10
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    Q.

    Texans may alter the government

    so long as —

    answer choices

    the government stays a representative democracy

    the state still has a governor

    the government still has the power to tax

    the government building stays in Austin

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    How did the Vietnam War affect the economy of Texas?

    answer choices

    Jobs were created in Texas to support the military.

    Military bases in Texas were closed to save money.

    Women went to work in defense factories in Texas.

    Families moved to Texas to work on military bases.

  • Question 12
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    Oveta Culp Hobby

    answer choices

    She was the first woman to sing a leading role with the Metropolitan Opera and served as a U.S. Goodwill Ambassador to nations across the world.

    At the age of fifty-two, she devoted her life to encouraging young girls. She founded the Girl Scouts and established a national headquarters in Washington. At her death, there were troops in every state.

    She was a forerunner in the newly emerging field of photojournalism and was the first female to be hired as such. She was the first photographer for Fortune magazine and the first Western photographer allowed into the Soviet Union.

    A journalist, business leader, and public servant, she formed and led the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during the Second World War. She was appointed the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare — the second woman to hold a cabinet post.

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    Which of the following is a right protected by the Texas Constitution?

    answer choices

    Equality for men and women

    Freedom to drive at the age of eighteen

    Public access to the state capitol at all times

    Guaranteed admission into a public university

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  • Question 14
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    How has the evangelical movement influenced political

    leadership in the last several decades?

    answer choices

    Evangelical political leaders have incorporated their faith into the way they lead.

    Evangelical political leaders have lost the influence they have had in the decades

    prior to the 1970s.

    Evangelical political leaders believe religious convictions should be separated from

    political decisions.

    Evangelical political leaders introduced religious values for the first time associated

    with the founding of the nation.

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  • Question 15
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    Q.

    Which civil rights leader and native Texan formed the Committee of Racial Equality (CORE) and worked to bring an end to racial segregation in the United States through nonviolent actions like the Freedom Rides?

    answer choices

    Medgar Evers

    James Farmer, Jr.

    Hector P. Garcia

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Question 16
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    During which decade did Texas elect its first Republican governor since Reconstruction marking the move to conservatism in the state?

    answer choices

    1950s

    1960s

    1970s

    1980s

  • Question 17
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    How do the actions of Hector Garcia characterize the age of Civil Rights and Conservatism?

    answer choices

    His founding of the American G.I. Forum led to expanded rights and liberties for Hispanic Americans.

    His long service as leader of the Republican Party in Texas led to an expansion of conservatism in government.

    His introduction of numerous education bills to Congress led to expanded educational opportunities for minorities.

    His actions as the U.S. Postmaster General led to greater diversity and recognition of ethnic groups and women on stamps.

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