手机APP下载

您现在的位置: 首页 > SAT > SAT每日一题 > 正文

江苏快三跨度技巧—官方网址22270.COM_SAT官方每日一题附答案和解析[阅读](2019年11月25日)

来源:新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM英语 编辑:max   VIP免费外教试听课 |  新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM官方微信:ikekenet


Critical Reading>Select an Answer

Conceptually, everybody is in favor of the right to vote. You will not hear anybody defend the notion that the law can discriminate against persons because of their color, or their faith, or their ethnicity, when it comes to going to cast a ballot. That's huge progress, a normative shift in how we think about our democracy. Everybody in theory is supposed to be included.

But part of the reason we're here today, part of the reason it's so important for us to focus attention on this right is because in practice, we've still got problems.

On the ground, there are still too many ways in which people are discouraged from voting. Some of the protections that had been enshrined in the Voting Rights Act itself have been weakened as a consequence of court decisions and interpretations of the law. State legislatures have instituted procedures and practices that, although on the surface may appear neutral, have the effect of discouraging people from voting, may have a disproportional effect on certain kinds of folks voting.

And if, in fact, those practices, those trends, those tendencies are allowed to continue unanswered, then over time the hard-won battles of 50 years ago erode, and our democracy erodes. And that means that the decisions that are made in the corridors of power all across this country begin to reflect the interests of the few, instead of the interests of the many.

So we've got serious business to attend to here. One order of business is for our Congress to pass an updated version of the Voting Rights Act that would correct some of the problems that have arisen.

In the passage, Obama anticipates and addresses which objection to his argument?

A.Not every citizen can be equally involved in decision making.
B.New voting requirements are equally fair for everyone.
C.The original Voting Rights Act is flawed and needs to be changed.
D.The United States government should simplify the voting process.

重点单词   查看全部解释    
certain ['sə:tn]

想一想再看

adj. 确定的,必然的,特定的
pron.

 
reflect [ri'flekt]

想一想再看

v. 反映,反射,归咎

联想记忆
discriminate [di'skrimineit]

想一想再看

vt. 区分,区别对待
vi. 辨别,差别对待

联想记忆
flawed [flɔ:d]

想一想再看

adj. 有缺陷的;有瑕疵的;有裂纹的

 
cast [kɑ:st]

想一想再看

v. 投,掷,抛,铸造,丢弃,指定演员,加起来,投射(目

 
defend [di'fend]

想一想再看

v. 防护,辩护,防守

 
simplify ['simplifai]

想一想再看

v. 简化,使单纯
vt. 简化

 
decision [di'siʒən]

想一想再看

n. 决定,决策

 
voting ['vəutiŋ]

想一想再看

n. 投票 动词vote的现在分词形式

联想记忆
erode [i'rəud]

想一想再看

vt. 腐蚀,侵蚀
vi. 受到侵蚀

联想记忆


新东方SAT网络课程:试听更多SAT网络课程>>

发布评论我来说2句

    新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM英语官方微信(微信号:ikekenet)

    每天向大家推送短小精悍的英语学习资料.

    添加方式1.扫描上方新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM官方微信二维码。
    添加方式2.搜索微信号ikekenet江苏快三跨度技巧—官方网址22270.COM添加即新疆快3彩票app—官方网址22270.COM。