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5 Matching Questions

  1. Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer (1952)
  2. Plessy v. Ferguson 1896
  3. Munn v. Illinois (1877)
  4. Hammer v. Dagenhart (1918)
  5. Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923)
  1. a Legalized segregation in publicly owned facilities on the basis of "separate but equal"
  2. b 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
  3. c (a) Supreme Court placed limits on the foreign affairs authority of the president. (b) Federal government seized control of the nation's steel mills during the Korean War. (c) Presidents cannot act contrary to the clearly expressed will of Congress in domestic matters.
  4. d A United States Supreme Court case dealing with corporate rates and agriculture. allowed states to regulate certain businesses within their borders, including railroads
  5. e The Supreme Court declared the Keating-Owen Child Labor
    Law unconstitutional. Keating-Owen had prohibited the shipment in interstate commerce of products made with child labor.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. The Smith Act passed in 1940 made it a crime to teach or advocate the overthrow of the U.S. government by force or violence. It also required the fingerprinting and registration of all aliens. In 1947 eleven American Communist Party members were successfully prosecuted and jailed under this act. In Dennis et al. V. U.S. the Supreme Court upheld the
    constitutionality of the Smith Act.
  3. The court ruled that those subject to in-custody interrogation be advised of their constitutional right to an attorney and their right to remain silent, 1966
  4. Extends to the defendant the right of counsel (lawyer) in STATE AS WELL AS FEDERAL CRIMINAL TRIALS regardless of their ability to pay. major broadening of the us bill of rights
  5. tHE suprem court upheld a law regulating the working hours of miners because their work was so dangerous that overly long hours would increase the threat of injury.

5 True/False Questions

  1. U.S. v. Richard Nixon (1974)The court rejected Richard Nixon's claim to an abolutely unqualified privilege against any judicial process


  2. Pollock v Farmers' Loan and Trust Co (1895)dealt with the 1919 Child Labor Tax Law which gave congress the right to tax 10% of the value of companies employing children under the age of 14; the USSC found that the law violated the tenth amendment and took away a power reserved to the states


  3. In Re Debs (1895)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


  4. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas (1954)Unanimous decision declaring "separate but equal" unconstitutional


  5. Korematsu v. U.S (1944)The court upheld the constitutionality of detention camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II, 1941


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