Ferguson 2 Data And Discrimination (free Trial)

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Which of the following is true  about representative bureaucracy?

That a diverse public sector workforce (passive representation) will lead to policy outcomes that reflect the interests of all groups represented, including historically disadvantaged communities

That minority public administrators, in particular, will have similar attitudes to minority citizens on issues of critical import and relevance to those citizens, and those attitudes, in turn, will influence policy decisions.

People properly represented whoever is elected to office.

A and b

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  • 1. 
    Lesson plan outline, discussion questions,and key words
  • 2. 
    This is the movie version of the powerpoint available with this lesson plan.
  • 3. 
    Which of the following is true  about representative bureaucracy?
    • A. 

      That a diverse public sector workforce (passive representation) will lead to policy outcomes that reflect the interests of all groups represented, including historically disadvantaged communities

    • B. 

      That minority public administrators, in particular, will have similar attitudes to minority citizens on issues of critical import and relevance to those citizens, and those attitudes, in turn, will influence policy decisions.

    • C. 

      People properly represented whoever is elected to office.

    • D. 

      A and b

  • 4. 
    Representative Bureaucracy is A public workforce that has same pattern of gender, race, and other characteristics as society or the community as a whole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In a representative bureaucracy if 67% of the population is black then about what percentage of the government and the public workforce should be black?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      67%

    • D. 

      It does not make a difference because we live in a democratic society

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is true with respect to a representative bureaucracy?
    • A. 

      Reduce the possibility of racism in the police and other government agencies.

    • B. 

      Increase the chances that policy decisions reflect the needs of the community.

    • C. 

      A distribution of city jobs and contracts that better reflects the people who live in the community.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Ferguson Missouri is a good example of a representative bureaucracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Based on the census data the racial make up in the city of Ferguson Missouri has been the same since 1990.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following has not changed in Ferguson Missouri since 1990.
    • A. 

      The number of black people in the community.

    • B. 

      The number of white people in the community.

    • C. 

      The fact that the majority of government offices, jobs, and contracts are still held by white people.

    • D. 

      The fact that white voters in the community outnumber black voters in the community.

  • 10. 
    Match the percentage of the black population in Ferguson Missouri with the census year below.
    • A. 1990
    • A.
    • B. 2000
    • B.
    • C. 2010
    • C.
  • 11. 
    What are the number of black police officers in the 67% black town of Ferguson Missouri?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      0

  • 12. 
    What are the number of blacks elected to government positions in the 67% black town of Ferguson Missouri?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      30

  • 13. 
    How do African American citizens in Ferguson view the police department?
    • A. 

      Racism is not a problem in the police department.

    • B. 

      They think racism exist in the police department.

    • C. 

      They think the whole department is racist.

  • 14. 
    The police chief of the Ferguson police department has the same perception of the police department as the majority of the citizens in the town of Ferguson.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    According to the Attorney Generals Office what are the numbers for stops by the police department for blacks and whites.
    • A. Blacks
    • A.
    • B. Whites
    • B.
  • 16. 
    According to the facts blacks get stopped while driving more than whites. In many instances the person stopped has not done anything wrong. What is this kind of stop called.
    • A. 

      Seat belt check

    • B. 

      Drivers license and insurance check.

    • C. 

      Driving in a black car.

    • D. 

      Driving while black.

  • 17. 
    While whites are stopped and arrested far less than blacks the facts state they should be stopped more. Why?
    • A. 

      Whites have more seat belt violations than blacks.

    • B. 

      Whites that are stopped are more likely to have an illegal substance on them.

    • C. 

      Whites drive over the speed limit more than blacks.

    • D. 

      Whites have more outstanding parking tickets than blacks.

  • 18. 
    All white police officers on the Ferguson police department are racist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What is the best way to assure you are properly represented by your government officials?
    • A. 

      Vote for the person(s) who will best represent your interest.

    • B. 

      You don't vote but you participate in protest when your interest is not being met.

    • C. 

      Vote only in elections that matter only to you and/or your interest.

    • D. 

      Vote whenever possible to be sure your interest are being represented.

    • E. 

      A and D

  • 20. 
    Before you can vote you must do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Graduate college

    • B. 

      Go to high school.

    • C. 

      Register to vote.

    • D. 

      Make more than $30,000.00 per year in income.

  • 21. 
    Match the type of election to the persons being elected.
    • A. National election
    • A.
    • B. State elections
    • B.
    • C. Municipal elections
    • C.
  • 22. 
    Which election has the most immediate impact on the citizens of Ferguson Missouri?
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      Municipal

    • C. 

      National

  • 23. 
    Based on the facts what percentage of voters were white and black in the last municipal election?
    • A. Black
    • A.
    • B. White
    • B.
  • 24. 
    More whites voted in the last municipal election in Ferguson than blacks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What evidence to we have that voting is changing in Ferguson Missouri?
    • A. 

      White voter registration is down.

    • B. 

      Black voter registration is up.

    • C. 

      White people are moving out of Ferguson.

    • D. 

      More black candidates are running for office.

  • 26. 
    Registering to vote is an important part of the process however which of the following needs to happen to assure proper representation occurs? 
    • A. 

      Polls must open on time.

    • B. 

      People must watch the voting process to stop cheating.

    • C. 

      Candidates must be on the ballot that represent your interest.

  • 27. 
    There are those who think racism is not a problem with the Ferguson police department. Select the reason(s) below that best describe what others think are the cause for the situation in Ferguson.
    • A. 

      More funding and training for the police department.

    • B. 

      Increasing diversity on the department.

    • C. 

      Accepting the fact the criminal activity is the problem and not the police department.

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 28. 
    The United States government is investigating the claims of racism in the police department for Ferguson Missouri.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    What were the results of the DOJ investigation of the Ferguson police department?
    • A. 

      They found that the police department did not discriminate against its black residents.

    • B. 

      They determined only the police chief discriminated against black residents.

    • C. 

      They found that the department discriminated against its black residents.

    • D. 

      They found Darren Smith guilty of murder.

  • 30. 
    Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ax6Cf4UJK8In the video they interviewed a resident who was a victim of the discrimination in Ferguson Missouri. What example did she use from her personal experience to illustrate the discrimination.
    • A. 

      Getting caught with an illegal substance.

    • B. 

      Traffic tickets

    • C. 

      Children absent from school

    • D. 

      Failure to shovel snow in front of the house.

  • 31. 
    According to the Department of Justice what was one of the reasons/results from the  discrimination against African Americans in Ferguson Missouri.
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Money earned via the court system.

    • C. 

      Land accumulation

    • D. 

      Deny education

  • 32. 
    Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffiEoVLhFmQThe mayor of Ferguson outlined many changes in his response to the Department of Justice report. Which of the following is not one of the things he said during his response.
    • A. 

      The racism found in the department was limited to certain individuals and not representative of the city of Ferguson.

    • B. 

      That those individuals would be fired.

    • C. 

      That he and the police chief are responsible for what happened under their management.

    • D. 

      They have hired 1 African American women as a correctional officer and 2 assistant court clerks both African American.

    • E. 

      They are in the process of hiring 3 new police officers.

    • F. 

      The police department will undergo diversity training

    • G. 

      The development of a citizens oversight board

    • H. 

      An overhaul of the municipal court system to control the assessment of fees.