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. What does Williams say she was often confronted with?
(a) Liberal students.
(b) Racism.
(c) Heart wrenching stories.
(d) White lawyers.

2. What does Williams claim she bridged in The Alchemy of Race and Rights?
(a) Bridge between racism and race.
(b) Bridge between theory and practice.
(c) Bridge between jurisprudence and virtue.
(d) Bridge between law and judges.

3. What does Williams believe law is?
(a) Made by white people.
(b) Necessary for society.
(c) Used to oppress African-Americans.
(d) Inter-subjective.

4. What does Williams say was the first racist attitude?
(a) Better safe than sorry.
(b) The more the less.
(c) The more the merrier.
(d) Equality for all.

5. Whose plight did Williams sympathize with?
(a) Women and African-American.
(b) Corporate excecutives.
(c) Women.
(d) Poor farmers.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Williams say happened to one of the black youth chased by police?

2. What story about Harvard did Williams use to illustrate the point she made in Part I, Chapter 1?

3. What does Williams argue capitalism did to everything?

4. In Part 1, Chapter 1, what does Williams say are constructed?

5. Who prevented Williams from entering the store in Part I, Chapter 3?

(see the answer key)

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