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Gerrymandering (Grade 5)

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Gerrymandering

1. 
Gerrymandering is named after Massachusetts governor Eldridge Gerry.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Eldridge Gerry created a district that's shape was compared to what animal?
  1. frog
  2. snake
  3. dinosaur
  4. salamander
3. 
What is the goal of gerrymandering?



4. 
What are the names of the two most common types of gerrymandering?
  1. sorting and shaving
  2. cracking and packing
  3. lumping and crushing
  4. crowding and flattening
5. 
Districts in which most of the people living in them are members of a minority are called majority-minority districts.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
Packing is to create a district with a high concentration of one type of voters.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
                       is the splitting up of voters of one type into many different districts to ensure that they do not have a majority in any of them.
8. 
Voting districts are redrawn every 4 years.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
The Supreme Court ruled that states are allowed to gerrymander districts for partisan purposes.
  1. True
  2. False
10. 
Gerrymandering based on race is unconstitutional.
  1. True
  2. False

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