5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Plessy v. Ferguson
- Buckley v. Valeo (1976)
- Schenck v. United States
- Gitlow v. New York (1925)
- Lemon v. Kurtzman
- a 1919--Case involving limits on free speech. Established the "clear and present danger" principle.
- 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
- c 1st Amendment protects campaign spending; legislatures can limit contributions, but not how much one spends of his own money on campaigns.
- d 1971 defining government actionsin dealing with religion--must not inhibit or advance religion and does not entangle the goverment with religion.
- e 1896 ruling that separate but equal facilities for different races were not unconstitutional.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.
- 1963 ruling that a defendant in a felony trial must be provided a lawyer free of charge if the defendant cannot afford one.
- 1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.
- Guaranteed a student's right to protest (wearing armbands).
- 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
Parker v. Gladden → Right to an impartial jury
Epperson v. Arkansas (1968) → Prohibited states from banning the teaching of evolution.
Everson v Board of Education (1942) → 1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.
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).
Palko v Connecticut (1937 → Provided test for determining which parts of Bill of Rights should be federalized - those which are implicitly or explicitly necessary for liberty to exist.