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Patricia J. Williams
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Williams argue really happened when the slaves were "freed"?
(a) They were unowned.
(b) They were used as free labor.
(c) They went to school.
(d) They were kept in slavery.

2. What does Williams argue capitalism did to everything?
(a) Made is cheat.
(b) Spoiled it.
(c) Commodified it.
(d) Exported it to China.

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

4. What was removed from the article Williams wrote after the first edit?
(a) The date it happened.
(b) The name of the store.
(c) Her expression of rage.
(d) Her race.

5. What year was the student that came to Williams at the start of Part II, Chapter 5?
(a) Third year.
(b) First year.
(c) Fourth year.
(d) Second year.

6. What does Williams recommend the faculty do in her correspondence?
(a) Have questions vetted by her only.
(b) Setup a racial bias council.
(c) Give students her questions only.
(d) Have ongoing exam discussion.

7. What does Williams criticize the increase focused on?
(a) White women.
(b) Differences on college campuses.
(c) Race.
(d) Illegal immigrants.

8. What answer did Williams give to the one who questioned her account in the book?
(a) She always tells the truth.
(b) She gave the police report she filed.
(c) She gave the address of the store.
(d) She didn't give any.

9. What university did Williams attend according to Part II, Chapter 4?
(a) Yale Law.
(b) Boston College Law.
(c) University of Wisconsin Law.
(d) Harvard Law.

10. What types of rights does Williams argue are the only kind present in the Constitution?
(a) Liberty rights.
(b) Positive rights.
(c) Freedom rights.
(d) Negative rights.

11. What does Williams say she disagreed about racial preference being?
(a) A slippery slope.
(b) Necessary.
(c) A thing of the past.
(d) Useless.

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

13. What does Williams say she received from her students?
(a) Letters of recommendation.
(b) Complaints.
(c) Terrible evaluations.
(d) Flowers.

14. What does Williams say the attitude of privatized innocent publicized?
(a) Pride.
(b) Love.
(c) Guilt.
(d) Spending.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Williams argue capitalism turned the public into?

2. What was removed from the article after the second edit?

3. What does Williams say the questions in the hypothetical cases unknowingly created?

4. What does Williams say small businesses did in New York in the mid 80's according to Part I, Chapter3?

5. How does Williams feel about being a lawyer in Part I, Chapter 1?

(see the answer keys)

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