Multicultural Education Quiz

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  • 1. 
    It is often said that Americans have been "different from the beginning" because
    • A. 

      Early colonists often came due to religious persecution.

    • B. 

      On their arrival, early colonists met highly developed civilizations that were already here.

    • C. 

      Early colonists persecuted Native peoples.

    • D. 

      Early colonists were, somehow rather odd.

  • 2. 
    The common school emerged largely in response to
    • A. 

      Differences in race.

    • B. 

      Differences in religion.

    • C. 

      Differences in social class.

    • D. 

      Differences in gender.

  • 3. 
    The religious difference brought to the United States by large numbers of immigrants in the first half of the nineteenth century was
    • A. 

      Catholicism.

    • B. 

      Judaism.

    • C. 

      Islam.

    • D. 

      Protestantism

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      New religious differences.

    • B. 

      Many new students with disabilities.

    • C. 

      The effort of young women to attend higher education.

    • D. 

      The influx of large numbers of immigrants between 1870 and 1920.

  • 5. 
    The pluralist model asserts that
    • A. 

      Immigrant groups should become "American" as fast as possible.

    • B. 

      Immigrant groups are entitled to maintain their distinctions within the larger society.

    • C. 

      Immigrant groups are a threat to the stability of the nation.

    • D. 

      Immigrant groups should be ignored.

  • 6. 
    The Freedmen's Bureau was established by the federal government to
    • A. 

      Oversee plantations after the Civil War.

    • B. 

      Help newly freed slaves move west.

    • C. 

      Assist in the transition of former slaves to free status.

    • D. 

      Create laws regarding financing of public works.

  • 7. 
    The Supreme Court case that declared the doctrine of "separate but equal" as constitutional was
    • A. 

      Plessy v. Ferguson.

    • B. 

      Lau v. Nichols.

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board of Education.

    • D. 

      Wisconsin v. Yoder.

  • 8. 
    The Bilingual Education Act of 1968
    • A. 

      Made bilingual education programs illegal.

    • B. 

      Provided funding for bilingual education programs.

    • C. 

      Mandated three years of bilingual education for LEP students.

    • D. 

      Mandated that each child in public schools be taught in his or her first language.

  • 9. 
    The prohibition of discrimination against anyone on the basis of sex in schools receiving federal funding is a provision of  
    • A. 

      The No Child Left Behind Act (2001).

    • B. 

      The Education of All Handicapped Children Act (1976).

    • C. 

      I.D.E.A. (1990).

    • D. 

      Title IX of the Education Amendments (1972).

  • 10. 
    In the school reform movements of the 1960s, a chief concern was
    • A. 

      Improving test scores for all children.

    • B. 

      Removing prayer from public schools.

    • C. 

      Access and equity in public education.

    • D. 

      Equal funding of schools.