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5 Matching questions

  1. 1954- Brown v. Board of Education
  2. 1842- Commonwealth vs. Hunt
  3. 1896- Plessy v. Ferguson
  4. 1944- Korematsu v. United States
  5. 1824- Gibbons v. Ogden
  1. a In this school segregation case, court overturned Plessy v. Ferguson separate but equal doctrine
  2. b Upheld the power of the president in wartime to limit a group's civil liberties
  3. c States may regulate only what is solely intrastate commerce
  4. d Declared labor unions legal
  5. e Upheld Louisiana law providing for equal but separate accommodations for white and colored races

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Ruled that 4th and 14th amendments protected citizen from illegal searches
  2. Lack of a fair trial
  3. Established supreme court's right of judicial review- the right to determine the constitutionality of laws
  4. Crooked George contract annulled by state legislature
    South Carolina says the constitution forbids state laws impairing contracts
  5. Ruled unanimously that the 6th amendment right to an attorney, which was applied to the states by the 14th amendment, required that a state provide lawyers for poor people accused of felony crimes, not just capital crimes

5 True/False questions

  1. 1877- Munn vs. IllinoisDeclared that Granger laws regulating the railroad rates were ok


  2. 1819- McCullough v. MarylandSaid no state could tax a federally chartered bank because the power to tax involves the power to destroy


  3. Scopes-Monkey TrialReciting 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


  4. 1919- Debs vs. USYour rights can be limited in time of war


  5. 1857- Dred Scott v. SanfordRuled that African Americans were not citizens (overturned the 14th amendment)