Read the two passages. Passage One Our school’s mission statement stresses community, cooperation, and personal and intellectual growth. But one of our school’s practices—selecting a valedictorian, or the student with the highest rank in the graduating class—does not support our mission. This practice is divisive, unfair, and archaic. So let’s end it now! Passage Two It is only with great care that administrators consider implementing any system-wide changes to their mission statements. Administrators carefully craft these statements to reflect their school’s fundamental and philosophical approach to education. They take great care in making sure that this mission statement is educationally sound. Based on these two passages, which statement is true? Neither author is open or receptive to opinions contrary to his or her own. Based on an examination of word choice, it is evident that the author of the first passage is someone in administration, while the author of the second is not. Based on an examination of structure, it is clear that both authors reveal their viewpoints most clearly in the last sentence. Both authors are in support of the mission statement.
The correct answer to the question: Which of the following statements is true, would be: C: The U.S Immigration Act controlled the number of Asian people who came into the country.
From 1875 and all the way into 1965, the Asian population that tried to immigrate into the United States, particuarly into the West Coast, experienced great segregation, exclusion and discrimination, especially those who were of Japanese, Chinese, and other Far East Asian immigrants. The only ones who were excluded from this discrimination in immigration laws, were Filipinos, as the Philippiness was considered U.S territory at the time. This discrimination did not ease until 1965, with the Immigration and Nationality Act. But as far as even 1940, Asians were not permitted to gain nationality and immigration quotas were established for people immigrating from all parts of Asia and the Middle East.