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5 Matching questions

  1. Plessy v. Ferguson
  2. Buckley v. Valeo (1976)
  3. Schenck v. United States
  4. Gitlow v. New York (1925)
  5. Lemon v. Kurtzman
  1. a 1919--Case involving limits on free speech. Established the "clear and present danger" principle.
  2. b Anarchist calling for overthrow of the government. Established precedent of federalizing Bill of Rights (applying them to States); States cannot deny freedom of speech - protected through due process clause of Amendment 14
  3. c 1st Amendment protects campaign spending; legislatures can limit contributions, but not how much one spends of his own money on campaigns.
  4. d 1971 defining government actionsin dealing with religion--must not inhibit or advance religion and does not entangle the goverment with religion.
  5. e 1896 ruling that separate but equal facilities for different races were not unconstitutional.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.
  2. 1963 ruling that a defendant in a felony trial must be provided a lawyer free of charge if the defendant cannot afford one.
  3. 1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.
  4. Guaranteed a student's right to protest (wearing armbands).
  5. 1819--The Court ruled that states cannot tax the federal government, i.e. the Bank of the United States; the phrase "the power to tax is the power to destroy"; confirmed the constitutionality of the Bank of the United States.

5 True/False questions

  1. Parker v. GladdenRight to an impartial jury


  2. Epperson v. Arkansas (1968)Prohibited states from banning the teaching of evolution.


  3. Everson v Board of Education (1942)1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.


  4. Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1987)Ordered House districts to be as near equal in population as possible (extension of Baker v. Carr to Congressional districts).


  5. Palko v Connecticut (1937Provided test for determining which parts of Bill of Rights should be federalized - those which are implicitly or explicitly necessary for liberty to exist.


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