← Civics Civil Cases Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Gibbons vs. Ogden 1824
- Gregg vs. Georgia 1976
- Hazelwood vs. Kuhlman 1988
- State vs. Mann 1830
- Regents of University of California vs. Bakke 1978
- a Students rights to freedom of press can be limited
- b "Steamboat Case" The Constitution says that only Congress can regulate interstate trade
- c race can't be the only criteria for college admissions
- d upheld slavery in North Carolina
- e upheld the constitutionality of the death penalty; "it is an extreme situation, suitable for the most extreme crimes"
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- an attorney must be provided to suspects when they are taken into police custody
- paved the way for modern corporation
- - Motel owners would not rent rooms to blacks
- Congress can regulate interstate commerce; must leave in blacks
- School sponsored prayers in public schools are unconstitutional
- Juveniles have many of the same protections offered to an adult.
5 True/False Questions
Bethel School District vs. Fraser 1986 → first concluding that the Court lacked jurisdiction in the matter because Dred Scott had no standing to sue in Court, as Scott, and all people of African descent for that matter, were found to not be citizens of the United States.
Shaw vs. Reno 1993 → Supreme Court determined that race cannot be the predominant factor in drawing congressional district lines just to ensure the election of an African American representative; the oddly shaped district in North Carolina was a racial gerrymander
Mapp vs. Ohio 1961 → evidence that is seized illegally cannot be used as evidence in court; the exclusionary rule is applied to the states
United States vs. Nixon 1974 → upheld slavery in North Carolina
McCulloch vs. Maryland 1819 → The state of Maryland taxed banknotes produced by the Bank of the United States, claiming that the Bank was unconstitutional. Using implied powers, Marshall countered that the Bank was constitutional and ruled that Maryland was forbidden from taxing the Bank.