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  1. 1819- McCullough v. Maryland
  2. 1901- Insular Cases
  3. 1886- Wabash vs. Illinois
  4. 1961- Mapp v. Ohio
  5. 1973- Roe v. Wade
  1. a Ruled that 4th and 14th amendments protected citizen from illegal searches
  2. b A series of cases which asked "Does the Constitution and all of its rights automatically cover any person in territory which the U.S. acquires?" or "Does the Constitution follow the flag?" No.
  3. c Said no state could tax a federally chartered bank because the power to tax involves the power to destroy
  4. d Overturned Munn and stated that state governments could not regulate interstate commerce. Only congress could do so. Impact: Congress forced to create Interstate Commerce Commission
  5. e Declared state laws making abortions illegal to be unconstitutional while stating certain limits and conditions

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Ruled that a New York law limiting bakers to 10-hour days and 60-hour weeks in order to protect public health was unconstitutional because it violated the right and liberty of an individual to contract
  2. Crooked George contract annulled by state legislature
    South Carolina says the constitution forbids state laws impairing contracts
  3. By 8-0 vote, court ruled that Nixon had to turn over the Watergate Tapes to the Special Prosecutor
    No president was above the law
  4. Declared that Granger laws regulating the railroad rates were ok
  5. Established limits on free speech; right is not absolute but dependent on circumstances, i.e. person is not protected if falsely shouts fire in a crowded theater

5 True/False Questions

  1. 1842- Commonwealth vs. HuntCrooked George contract annulled by state legislature
    South Carolina says the constitution forbids state laws impairing contracts

          

  2. 1896- Plessy v. FergusonUpheld Louisiana law providing for equal but separate accommodations for white and colored races

          

  3. 1819- Dartmouth College vs. WoodwardSaid no state could tax a federally chartered bank because the power to tax involves the power to destroy

          

  4. 1944- Korematsu v. United StatesEstablished limits on free speech; right is not absolute but dependent on circumstances, i.e. person is not protected if falsely shouts fire in a crowded theater

          

  5. 1883- Civil Rights CasesDeclared 1875 Civil Rights Act unconstitutional
    14th amendment prohibited states from discrimination, not individual actions in the private sector such as in theaters, hotels, and restaurants
    Private discrimination was not a violation of the 13th amendment, prohibition against slavery and involuntary servitude

          

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