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AP Gov Unit 1,2,3 Test FRQ's
Terms in this set (13)
FRQ 1: Civil Right Act of 1964
went far beyond voting to attack discrimination in public accommodations, segregation in the schools, and the discriminatory conduct of employers in hiring, promoting, and laying off their employees. Discrimination against women was also included
FRQ 1: Gibbons v. Ogden
reinforced this nationalistic interpretation of the Constitution. Established the supremacy of the national government in all matters affecting what later came to be called "interstate commerce"
FRQ 1: New Deal
FDR threw the federal government into the business of fighting the depression through a number of proposals known as the New Deal. Most of the programs he proposed were to be financed by the federal government but administered by the states. Signaled the rise of a more active national government
FRQ 1: American Disabilities act
guarantees equal employment rights and access to public businesses for the disabled and prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, and healthcare.
FRQ 1: Name a Congressional power that has been expanded over time
FRQ 1: Congress authority expanded by the necessary and proper clause
provides Congress with the authority to make all laws "necessary and proper" to carry out its expressed powers
FRQ 2: Due process
the right of every individual against arbitrary action by national or state government (fair treatment through judicial system)
FRQ 2: Korematsu v. US
During World War II, Presidential Executive Order gave the military authority to exclude citizens of Japanese ancestry from areas deemed critical to national defense. A Japanese man remained in California and violated Civilian Exclusion Order. The Court sided with the government and held that the need to protect against espionage outweighed man's rights.
FRQ 2: Schenk v. US:
Freedom of speech is not absolute; the decision established the clear-and-present-danger test as a constitutional restriction of free speech; you cannot yell "fire" in a crowded theater.
FRQ 2: 1st amendment
freedom of assembly, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, and freedom of speech.
FRQ 2: 5th amendment
It prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy and mandates due process of law
FRQ 2: 14th amendment
guaranteed equal protection and due process
defining national citizenship and forbidding the states to restrict the basic rights of citizens or other persons
FRQ 2: How does the Federal government balance the desire of liberty and order
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