The Alchemy of Race and Rights Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Patricia J. Williams
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II, Trial by Text, A Sequence of Sublimation, Chapter 5, Crimes Without Passion.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why was the student that came to see Williams called an activist?
(a) She complained that Macbeth was racist.
(b) She complained that Othello was racist.
(c) She complained white students were racist.
(d) She complained that the bill of rights was racist.

2. What story about Harvard did Williams use to illustrate the point she made in Part I, Chapter 1?
(a) Harvard's inability to find African American female professors.
(b) Her arguing with a fellow law professor.
(c) Her receiving an award.
(d) Her speaking with her students.

3. What did Williams' work concern according to Part I, Chapter II?
(a) Contract law.
(b) The line between contract and communion.
(c) Racism in contracts.
(d) Sexism in contracts.

4. In Part 1, Chapter 1, what does Williams say are constructed?
(a) Inequalities.
(b) Bad social concepts.
(c) Social identities and concepts.
(d) Laws.

5. What does Williams say penetrated even the highest levels of culture?
(a) Feminism.
(b) Lawyers.
(c) Corruption.
(d) Racism.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Williams ethnicity?

2. What conclusion does Williams say she drew from the incident at the store?

3. What does Williams say traditional jurisprudence looked for?

4. What does Williams argue really happened when the slaves were "freed"?

5. What does Williams say about black communities?

(see the answer key)

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