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5 Matching questions

  1. 1944- Korematsu v. United States
  2. 1963- Gideon v. Wainwright
  3. 1886- Wabash vs. Illinois
  4. 1954- Brown v. Board of Education
  5. 1883- Civil Rights Cases
  1. a Ruled unanimously that the 6th amendment right to an attorney, which was applied to the states by the 14th amendment, required that a state provide lawyers for poor people accused of felony crimes, not just capital crimes
  2. b In this school segregation case, court overturned Plessy v. Ferguson separate but equal doctrine
  3. c Declared 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
  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 Upheld the power of the president in wartime to limit a group's civil liberties

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Struck down AAA
    Processing a tax out of which farmers were paid to restrict production was not a tax, but rather was regulation of agriculture beyond the powers of congress
  2. Court narrowly upheld 1st amendment right to Freedom of the press
    Ruled that government had not met the heavy burden or prior restraint i.e.e not made a strong enough case to stop publication of The Pentagon Papers on the grounds that national security would be hurt
  3. Said no state could tax a federally chartered bank because the power to tax involves the power to destroy
  4. Your rights can be limited in time of war
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. 1821- Cohens vs. VirginiaThe Constitution gives the federal, not state governments, exclusive jurisdiction over Native American nations

          

  2. 1966- Miranda v. ArizonaEstablished the requirement prior to questioning to inform those accused of crimes that they have the right to remain silent, the right to a lawyer, and that what they say can be used against them in court

          

  3. 1919- Schenck 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

          

  4. 1819- Dartmouth College vs. WoodwardSaid no state could tax a federally chartered bank because the power to tax involves the power to destroy

          

  5. 1832- Worchester v. VirginiaThe Constitution gives the federal, not state governments, exclusive jurisdiction over Native American nations

          

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