United States History

2015 AP U.S. History Practice Exam Multiple-Choice Questions 16

Questions 14 – 17 refer to the excerpt below.

“We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.”

Chief Justice Earl Warren, writing the unanimous opinion of the United States Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 1954

Which of the following sets of Supreme Court decisions demonstrated the strongest continuity with the idea expressed in the excerpt?

(A) Decisions endorsing the constitutionality of the death penalty, such as Gregg v. Georgia
(B) Decisions limiting affirmative action programs, such as Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
(C) Decisions defining individual rights and protections, such as Miranda v. Arizona
(D) Decisions defining election laws, such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

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Test ID: 1956