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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. Who did Williams write an article for about her being prevented from entering the store?
(a) An African-American journal.
(b) A Law Review.
(c) A consumer rights magazine.
(d) A church bulletin.

2. What are the principles Williams will study in the book?
(a) Autonomy, community and order.
(b) Law and order.
(c) Freedom and universality of the law.
(d) Racism and freedom.

3. What does Williams argue capitalism turned the public into?
(a) Inactive people.
(b) The private.
(c) Consumers.
(d) Credit card holder.

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

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

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

7. What was Williams accused of being after sending her correspondence to the faculty?
(a) Racist.
(b) Didactic and condescending.
(c) An opportunist.
(d) Biased.

8. Who does Williams argue suffered under the then-current system?
(a) The poor.
(b) African-Americans.
(c) The rich.
(d) Rich and poor.

9. What does Williams say about how she was treated during her different social functions?
(a) As a slave.
(b) As a white man.
(c) As a woman.
(d) Both as black and non-black.

10. What does Williams argue about the relation between property rights and family liberties African Americans endured under slavery?
(a) It is still present in some countries.
(b) It disappeared in 1976.
(c) It is reversed today.
(d) It still exists today.

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

12. What did Williams use her story about the store to illustrate?
(a) The privatization of space.
(b) The 1980's depression.
(c) Racism.
(d) White people's fear.

13. What does Williams say younger adults are socialized to have?
(a) No will of their own.
(b) Negative expectation of blacks.
(c) Good views of woman.
(d) Good grades.

14. Whose portrait did the Jewish student in Williams' story deface?
(a) Beethoven's.
(b) Jesus'.
(c) The President's.
(d) George Washington's.

15. What does Williams say about black communities?
(a) They are stable.
(b) They did not vote enough.
(c) They are far from city hall.
(d) They were created by force.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Williams send to the faculty after receiving communication from students?

2. What does Williams say added complexities to her opinions?

3. What did the contract Williams found relate to?

4. How does Williams say she felt when she was attending college?

5. What does Williams maintain racial construction had?

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