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  1. 1832- Worchester v. Virginia
  2. 1692- Salem Witch Trials
  3. 1966- Miranda v. Arizona
  4. Scopes-Monkey Trial
  5. 1901- Insular Cases
  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 Challenged the teaching of evolution in schools
  3. c The Constitution gives the federal, not state governments, exclusive jurisdiction over Native American nations
  4. d Lack of a fair trial
  5. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. 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
  5. Declared that Granger laws regulating the railroad rates were ok

5 True/False Questions

  1. 1923- Adkins vs. Children's HospitalNo 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


  2. 1857- Dred Scott v. SanfordRuled that African Americans were not citizens (overturned the 14th amendment)


  3. 1919- Debs vs. USYour rights can be limited in time of war


  4. 1824- Gibbons v. OgdenStates may regulate only what is solely intrastate commerce


  5. 1971- New York Times Co. v. United StatesCourt 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


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