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5 Matching questions

  1. Washington v. Davis
  2. Marbury v. Madison
  3. West Virginia v. Barnette
  4. Shelley v. Kraemer
  5. Terry v. Ohio
  1. a Brief search under reasonable suspicion.
  2. b a United States Supreme Court case regarding the application of the Due Process Clause.
  3. c a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that held that the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution protected students from being forced to salute the American flag and say the Pledge of Allegiance in school.
  4. d a United States Supreme Court case which held that courts could not enforce racial covenants on real estate.
  5. e 1803 established the principle of judicial review

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. held that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by corporations and unions.
  3. a case in which the United States Supreme Court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School.
  4. A United States Supreme Court decision which held that parts of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 were unconstitutional because they exceeded congressional power under the Commerce Clause and under section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution.
  5. Invalidated the Congressional term limit provision of 23 states.

5 True/False questions

  1. Barron v Baltimore (1833)The guarantee in the 5th Amendment that private property shall not be taken "for public use, without just compensation" is not applicable to state governments as well as the federal government.


  2. Dred Scott v. Sandford1973 ruling that decriminalized abortion.


  3. Plessy v. Ferguson1896 ruling that separate but equal facilities for different races were not unconstitutional.


  4. Adarand v. Penaheld that racial classifications, imposed by the federal government, must be analyzed under a standard of "strict scrutiny," the most stringent level of review which requires that racial classifications be narrowly tailored to further compelling governmental interests.


  5. Gibbons v. Ogden1824--Clarified the commerce clause and affirmed Congressional power over interstate commerce.