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5 Matching questions

  1. Worchester v. Georgia (1832)
  2. Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge (1837)
  3. In Re Debs (1895)
  4. Marbury v. Madison (1803)
  5. Muller v. Oregon (1908)
  1. a The interests of the community are more important than the interests of business; the supremacy of society's interest over private interest
  2. b Established tribal autonomy within their boundaries, i.e. the tribes were "distinct political communities, having territorial boundaries within which their authority is exclusive" the laws of georgia can have no force
  3. c Supreme court ruling that upheld a ten-hour work day law for women largely on the basis of sociological data regarding the effects of long hours on the health and morals of women.
  4. d The court established its role as the arbiter of the constitutionality of federal laws, the principle is known as judicial review
  5. e denied a writ of habeas corpus to Eugene Debs, after he was cited for contempt for violating an injunction against the Pullman strike. Strike interfered with the federal responsibility to transport the mails and its authority over interstate commerce

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The court legalized abortion by ruling that state laws could not restrict it during the first three months of pregnancy. Based on the 4th Amendment rights of a person to be secure in their persons. 1973
  2. Sometimes called "the sick chicken case." or Schecter poultry case Unanimously declared the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) unconstitutional on three grounds : the act delegated legislative power to the executive, there was a lack of constitutional authority for such legislation; and it sought to regulate businesses that were wholly intrastate in character, 1936
  3. Speaking for a widely divided court, Chief Justice Taney ruled that Dredd Scott was not a citizen and had no standing in court; Scott's residence in a free state and territory had not made him free since he returned to Missouri; Congress had no power to prohibit slavery in a territory (based on the 5th Amendment right of a person to be secure from seizure of property), thus voiding the Missouri Compromise of 1820
  4. Declard unconstitutional a minimum wage law for women on the grounds that it denied women freedom of contract. reversed supreme courts ruling in muller v. oregon which had declared women to be deserving of special protection in the workplace. said women were now equal and didn't need protection
  5. The court upheld the constitutionality of detention camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II, 1941

5 True/False questions

  1. Civil Rights Cases (1883)denied a writ of habeas corpus to Eugene Debs, after he was cited for contempt for violating an injunction against the Pullman strike. Strike interfered with the federal responsibility to transport the mails and its authority over interstate commerce

          

  2. Ex parte Milligan (1866)A United States Supreme Court case dealing with corporate rates and agriculture. allowed states to regulate certain businesses within their borders, including railroads

          

  3. Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)New Hampshire had attempted to take over Dartmouth College by revising its colonial charter. The Court ruled that the charter was protected under the contract clause of the U.S. Constitution; upholds the sanctity of contracts

          

  4. Wabash RR v Illinois (1886)National power. Federalism. The Supreme Court forbade any state to set rates, even within its own borders, on railroad traffic entering from or bound for another state. This paved the way for the creation of the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1887.

          

  5. Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)Clarified the commerce clause and affirmed Congressional power over interstate commerce

          

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