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5 Matching questions

  1. 1901- Insular Cases
  2. 1919- Debs vs. US
  3. 1832- Worchester v. Virginia
  4. 1842- Commonwealth vs. Hunt
  5. 1935- Schechter Poultry Corporation v. United States
  1. a 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.
  2. b Placed limits on the ability of Congress to delegate legislative powers to president
    Also restricted congressional powers to regulate commerce
  3. c Declared labor unions legal
  4. d The Constitution gives the federal, not state governments, exclusive jurisdiction over Native American nations
  5. e Your rights can be limited in time of war

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Lack of a fair trial
  2. 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
  3. Ruled that African Americans were not citizens (overturned the 14th amendment)
  4. 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. 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 True/False questions

  1. 1905- Lochner v. New YorkRuled 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. 1821- Cohens vs. VirginiaThe Constitution gives the federal, not state governments, exclusive jurisdiction over Native American nations

          

  3. 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

          

  4. 1971- New York Times Co. v. United StatesFederal suit using Sherman Antitrust Act
    Court ordered it to be dissolved

          

  5. 1735- John Peter Zenger TrialThe Constitution gives the federal, not state governments, exclusive jurisdiction over Native American nations

          

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