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5 Matching questions

  1. Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge (1837)
  2. Korematsu v. U.S (1944)
  3. Marbury v. Madison (1803)
  4. In Re Debs (1895)
  5. Muller v. Oregon (1908)
  1. a denied a writ of habeas corpus to Eugene Debs, after he was cited for contempt for violating an injunction against the Pullman strike. Strike interfered with the federal responsibility to transport the mails and its authority over interstate commerce
  2. b The court established its role as the arbiter of the constitutionality of federal laws, the principle is known as judicial review
  3. c The court upheld the constitutionality of detention camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II, 1941
  4. d The interests of the community are more important than the interests of business; the supremacy of society's interest over private interest
  5. e Supreme court ruling that upheld a ten-hour work day law for women largely on the basis of sociological data regarding the effects of long hours on the health and morals of women.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Unanimously upheld the Espionage Act of 1917 which decalred that people who interfered with the war effort were subject to imprisonment; decalred that the 1rst Amendment right to freedom of speech was no absolute; free speech could be limited if its exercise presented a "clear and present danger"
  2. Legalized segregation with regard to private property, 1883. Cases invalidated Civil Rights acts of 1875
  3. The Smith Act passed in 1940 made it a crime to teach or advocate the overthrow of the U.S. government by force or violence. It also required the fingerprinting and registration of all aliens. In 1947 eleven American Communist Party members were successfully prosecuted and jailed under this act. In Dennis et al. V. U.S. the Supreme Court upheld the
    constitutionality of the Smith Act.
  4. Declared the income tax under the Wilson-Gorman Tariff to be unconstitutional because it violated the constitutional probision that direct taxes be based solely on the size of the population. In 1913 Amendment 16, income tax amendment was ratified. gave congress the right to tax income without regard to pop. size
  5. The Supreme Court declared the Keating-Owen Child Labor
    Law unconstitutional. Keating-Owen had prohibited the shipment in interstate commerce of products made with child labor.

5 True/False questions

  1. Bailey v Drexel Furniture Co (1922)The Supreme Court declared the Keating-Owen Child Labor
    Law unconstitutional. Keating-Owen had prohibited the shipment in interstate commerce of products made with child labor.

          

  2. McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)Supreme court ruling that upheld a ten-hour work day law for women largely on the basis of sociological data regarding the effects of long hours on the health and morals of women.

          

  3. Plessy v. Ferguson 1896The court established its role as the arbiter of the constitutionality of federal laws, the principle is known as judicial review

          

  4. Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)The Court ruled that states cannot tax the federal government, i.e. the Bank of the U.S.; the phrase "the power to tax is the power to destroy"; confirmed the constitutionality of the Bank of the U.S.

          

  5. Wabash RR v Illinois (1886)National power. Federalism. The Supreme Court forbade any state to set rates, even within its own borders, on railroad traffic entering from or bound for another state. This paved the way for the creation of the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1887.