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  1. 1935- Schechter Poultry Corporation v. United States
  2. 1877- Munn vs. Illinois
  3. 1883- Civil Rights Cases
  4. 1962- Engel v. Vitale
  5. 1803- Marbury v. Madison
  1. a 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
  2. b Placed limits on the ability of Congress to delegate legislative powers to president
    Also restricted congressional powers to regulate commerce
  3. c Declared that Granger laws regulating the railroad rates were ok
  4. d Established supreme court's right of judicial review- the right to determine the constitutionality of laws
  5. e Declared 1875 Civil Rights Act unconstitutional
    14th amendment prohibited states from discrimination, not individual actions in the private sector such as in theaters, hotels, and restaurants
    Private discrimination was not a violation of the 13th amendment, prohibition against slavery and involuntary servitude

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Upheld the power of the president in wartime to limit a group's civil liberties
  2. 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.
  3. By 8-0 vote, court ruled that Nixon had to turn over the Watergate Tapes to the Special Prosecutor
    No president was above the law
  4. 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. Your rights can be limited in time of war

5 True/False questions

  1. 1954- Brown v. Board of EducationIn this school segregation case, court overturned Plessy v. Ferguson separate but equal doctrine


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


  3. 1824- Gibbons v. OgdenStates may regulate only what is solely intrastate commerce


  4. 1961- Mapp v. OhioRuled that 4th and 14th amendments protected citizen from illegal searches


  5. 1971- New York Times Co. v. United StatesFederal suit using Sherman Antitrust Act
    Court ordered it to be dissolved


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