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Question 1: The Seattle City Council convened a public hearing on the matter on December 11, 1961, but declined to act, recommending instead that supporters of such a law organize a ballot ________.
InitiativeInternational relationsFederalismPolitical party

Question 2: In 1955, ________, the first black to serve in the California State Legislature, introduced a fair-housing bill outlawing housing discrimination on the basis of race.
William Byron RumfordSan FranciscoOakland, CaliforniaEarl Warren

Question 3: The federal ________[3] also addressed the issue, but made few provisions for enforcement.
Matthew Shepard ActPartial-Birth Abortion Ban ActU.S. history of alcohol minimum purchase age by stateCivil Rights Act of 1964

Question 4: Also that same day, ________ became the country's first major school system to initiate a voluntary desegregation plan.
Seattle Public SchoolsArbor Heights Elementary SchoolB. F. Day Elementary SchoolGraham Hill Elementary School

Question 5: Calls for open housing were issued early in the twentieth century, but it was not until after ________ that concerted efforts to achieve it were undertaken.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 6: In the ________, the fair housing (also open housing) policies date largely from the 1960s.
PhilippinesAlaskaCanadaUnited States

Question 7: They immediately began to campaign for a ________ that would amend the state Constitution to protect property owners' ability to deny minorities equal access to housing.
ReferendumElections by countryUnited KingdomBy-election

Question 8: In 1948, the Supreme Court ruled that racially restrictive ________ in real estate were unenforceable in court.
JudaismWhite peopleChicagoCovenant

Question 9: In the years following World War II, African Americans found themselves confronted with increasing patterns of ________.
RedliningRacial steeringHousing SegregationBlockbusting


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