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5 Matching Questions

  1. 1962- Engel v. Vitale
  2. 1923- Adkins vs. Children's Hospital
  3. 1692- Salem Witch Trials
  4. 1810- Fletcher vs. Peck
  5. 1842- Commonwealth vs. Hunt
  1. a Reciting 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
  2. b Declared labor unions legal
  3. c No separate minimum wage for women permitted
    Now they can have the vote, so it cannot be justified
    They can change the law through political means
  4. d Crooked George contract annulled by state legislature
    South Carolina says the constitution forbids state laws impairing contracts
  5. e Lack of a fair trial

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. Declared that Granger laws regulating the railroad rates were ok
  3. In this school segregation case, court overturned Plessy v. Ferguson separate but equal doctrine
  4. 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
  5. 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

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. 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


  3. 1824- Gibbons v. OgdenDeclared state laws making abortions illegal to be unconstitutional while stating certain limits and conditions


  4. 1735- John Peter Zenger TrialCriticism of government is ok if true


  5. 1819- McCullough v. MarylandUpheld an Oregon law that limited women to a 10-hour work day in laundries or factories in order to protect women's health


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