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5 Matching questions

  1. 1810- Fletcher vs. Peck
  2. 1936- U.S. vs. Butler
  3. 1905- Lochner v. New York
  4. 1935- Schechter Poultry Corporation v. United States
  5. 1966- Miranda v. Arizona
  1. a Established 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
  2. b 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
  3. c 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
  4. d Placed limits on the ability of Congress to delegate legislative powers to president
    Also restricted congressional powers to regulate commerce
  5. e Crooked George contract annulled by state legislature
    South Carolina says the constitution forbids state laws impairing contracts

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Lottery tickets sold in Virginia
    South Carolina uses this case to expand rights of the supreme court to review all state supreme court decisions which impact the federal government
  4. Federal suit using Sherman Antitrust Act
    Court ordered it to be dissolved
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. 1877- Munn vs. IllinoisOverturned Munn and stated that state governments could not regulate interstate commerce. Only congress could do so. Impact: Congress forced to create Interstate Commerce Commission


  2. 1819- Dartmouth College vs. WoodwardSaid no state could tax a federally chartered bank because the power to tax involves the power to destroy


  3. 1886- Wabash vs. IllinoisDeclared that Granger laws regulating the railroad rates were ok


  4. 1735- John Peter Zenger TrialThe Constitution gives the federal, not state governments, exclusive jurisdiction over Native American nations


  5. 1692- Salem Witch TrialsReciting of an official prayer in the schools violated the 1st amendment's establishment of religion clause, which was applied to the states by the 14th amendment


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