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33 terms
AP US Government: Civil Liberties
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Cruel and unusual punishment
Eighth Amendment
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
Eighth Amendment prohibits such punishment.
forbids cruel and unusual punishment, although it does not de…
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
Civil Liberties
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
23 terms
US Government: Civil Liberties
Blue law
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Conscientious objector
Created to uphold religious or moral statement
Protections individuals have against excessive or arbitrary g…
Guarantees of government protection against discrimination or…
Person who claims right to refuse military service on grounds…
Blue law
Created to uphold religious or moral statement
Civil liberties
Protections individuals have against excessive or arbitrary g…
33 terms
AP US Government: Civil Liberties
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Cruel and unusual punishment
Eighth Amendment
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
Eighth Amendment prohibits such punishment.
forbids cruel and unusual punishment, although it does not de…
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
Civil Liberties
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
71 terms
AP US Government: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Affirmative action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Civil rights
Equal protection of the laws
a policy designed to give special consideration to members of…
strengthened protections of individuals with disabilities by…
Rights of individuals to receive equal treatment (and to be f…
the Fourteenth Amendment's mandate that all people be protect…
Affirmative action
a policy designed to give special consideration to members of…
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
strengthened protections of individuals with disabilities by…
121 terms
US Government: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Affirmative action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Civil rights
Equal protection of the laws
a policy designed to give special consideration to members of…
strengthened protections of individuals with disabilities by…
Rights of individuals to receive equal treatment (and to be f…
the Fourteenth Amendment's mandate that all people be protect…
Affirmative action
a policy designed to give special consideration to members of…
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
strengthened protections of individuals with disabilities by…
65 terms
AP US Government: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Affirmative action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Civil rights
Equal protection of the laws
a policy designed to give special consideration to members of…
strengthened protections of individuals with disabilities by…
Rights of individuals to receive equal treatment (and to be f…
a clause in the Fourteenth Amendment's that mandates that the…
Affirmative action
a policy designed to give special consideration to members of…
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
strengthened protections of individuals with disabilities by…
18 terms
AP US Government: Civil Liberties
Civil liberties
Bill of Rights
Due process clause
Selective Incorporation
The fundamental individual rights of a free society, such as…
The first 10 amendments of the Constitution, which set forth…
The clause of the Constitution (14th amendment) that has been…
The process by which certain rights in the Bill of Rights bec…
Civil liberties
The fundamental individual rights of a free society, such as…
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments of the Constitution, which set forth…
US Government Civil Rights + Liberties
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Commercial speech
Cruel and unusual punishment
first ten amendments to Constitution
legal and constitutional protection against government infrin…
communication in the form of advertising
Eighth Amendment prohibits this
Bill of Rights
first ten amendments to Constitution
Civil Liberties
legal and constitutional protection against government infrin…
42 terms
AP US Government: Civil Liberties
West Virginia Board of Education v. Ba…
Street v. New York
Reynolds v. United States
Everson v. Board of Education
Supreme Court ruled that the Board of Education could not req…
Supreme Court ruled in a case about the burning of the Americ…
The Supreme Court ruled that a law prohibiting polygamy did n…
The Supreme Court ruled that the law allowing reimbursement t…
West Virginia Board of Education v. Ba…
Supreme Court ruled that the Board of Education could not req…
Street v. New York
Supreme Court ruled in a case about the burning of the Americ…
33 terms
AP US Government: Civil Liberties
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Cruel and unusual punishment
Eighth Amendment
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
Eighth Amendment prohibits such punishment.
forbids cruel and unusual punishment, although it does not de…
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
Civil Liberties
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
23 terms
AP US Government - Civil Liberties
Griswold v. Ct
Roe v. Wade
Doe v. Bolton
Riley v. CA
contraception falls under right to privacy
abortion becomes a constitutional right
defines health and states that abortion cannot be restricted…
need warrant to search a cell phone
Griswold v. Ct
contraception falls under right to privacy
Roe v. Wade
abortion becomes a constitutional right
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AP US GOVERNMENT- Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Writ of habeas corpus
Bills of attainder
those rights that belong to everyone; they are protections ag…
positive acts of government, designed to prevent discriminati…
you must be brought before the court and informed of charges…
you cannot be punished without a trial
Civil liberties
those rights that belong to everyone; they are protections ag…
Civil rights
positive acts of government, designed to prevent discriminati…
13 terms
AP US government(civil liberties and civil rights)
civil liberties
civil rights
selective incorporation
establishment clause
legal and constitutional rights that protect individuals from…
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
case-by-case process by which liberties listen in the Bill of…
provision of the 1st Amendment that prohibits Congress from e…
civil liberties
legal and constitutional rights that protect individuals from…
civil rights
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
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US Government - Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
civil rights
civil liberties
1st Amendment
Establishment clause
positive acts of government that protect people from discrimi…
protections for the people against the government (Bill of Ri…
freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press
(1st Amendment) separation of church and state
civil rights
positive acts of government that protect people from discrimi…
civil liberties
protections for the people against the government (Bill of Ri…
55 terms
AP US Government - Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Writ of Habeas Corpus
Ex Post Facto Law
Bill of Attainder
Due Process Clause
A court order requiring explanation to a judge why a prisoner…
Retroactive criminal law that works to the disadvantage of a…
Legislative act inflicting punishment, including deprivation…
Clause in the Fifth Amendment limiting the power of the natio…
Writ of Habeas Corpus
A court order requiring explanation to a judge why a prisoner…
Ex Post Facto Law
Retroactive criminal law that works to the disadvantage of a…
45 terms
AP US Government: Civil Liberties and Public Policy
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Commercial Speech
Cruel and unusual punishment
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
communication in the form of advertising.
Eighth Amendment prohibits such punishment.
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
Civil Liberties
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
34 terms
AP US Government Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Civil liberties
Civil Rights
Regulations by Supreme Court on first…
Selective incorporation
Freedoms that protect the individual from the government.
Involves discrimination against a group; Govt. has the author…
...
Court cases that apply Bill of Rights to states.... A judicial d…
Civil liberties
Freedoms that protect the individual from the government.
Civil Rights
Involves discrimination against a group; Govt. has the author…
68 terms
AP US Government Chapter 5: Civil Liberties
Bill of Attainder
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
the first 10 amendments of the US Constitution
Constitutionally protected freedoms against government restra…
Constitutional rights of all persons to due process and equal…
Bill of Attainder
A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
Bill of Rights
the first 10 amendments of the US Constitution
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AP US Government (Civil Rights and Liberties)
Americans with Disabilities Act
civil rights
Civil Rights Act of 1964
de facto segregation
ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination again…
A civil right is an enforceable right or privilege, which if…
a landmark piece of civil rights legislation in the United St…
occurs when widespread individual preferences, sometimes back…
Americans with Disabilities Act
ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination again…
civil rights
A civil right is an enforceable right or privilege, which if…
13 terms
AP US Government 5 Civil Liberties & Rights
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Preferred position doctrine
Black Codes
those rights that belong to everyone; they are protections ag…
positive acts of government, designed to prevent discriminati…
1st Amendment freedoms are more fundamental than other freedo…
state laws passed to keep former slaves in a state of politic…
Civil liberties
those rights that belong to everyone; they are protections ag…
Civil rights
positive acts of government, designed to prevent discriminati…
23 terms
AP US Government Civil Liberties Court Cases
Barron v. Baltimore
Gitlow v. New York
Lemon v. Kurtzman
Zelman v. Simmons-Harris
The 1833 Supreme Court decision holding that the Bill of Righ…
The 1925 Supreme Court decision holding that freedoms of pres…
The 1971 Supreme Court decision that established that aid to…
The 2002 Supreme Court decision that upheld a state providing…
Barron v. Baltimore
The 1833 Supreme Court decision holding that the Bill of Righ…
Gitlow v. New York
The 1925 Supreme Court decision holding that freedoms of pres…
33 terms
Chapter 5: Civil Liberties AP US Government
Libertarian Viewpoint
Civil Liberties
Sedation Act (1789)
Americanism
The government at every level ought to leave people alone wit…
The protections the constitution provides against the abuse o…
Makes it a crime to write, utter, or publish any false, scand…
An ideology of qualities definitive of Americans
Libertarian Viewpoint
The government at every level ought to leave people alone wit…
Civil Liberties
The protections the constitution provides against the abuse o…
68 terms
AP US Government Chapter 5: Civil Liberties
Bill of Attainder
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
the first 10 amendments of the US Constitution
Constitutionally protected freedoms against government restra…
Constitutional rights of all persons to due process and equal…
Bill of Attainder
A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
Bill of Rights
the first 10 amendments of the US Constitution
23 terms
AP US Government Civil Liberties Court Cases
Barron v. Baltimore
Gitlow v. New York
Lemon v. Kurtzman
Zelman v. Simmons-Harris
The 1833 Supreme Court decision holding that the Bill of Righ…
The 1925 Supreme Court decision holding that freedoms of pres…
The 1971 Supreme Court decision that established that aid to…
The 2002 Supreme Court decision that upheld a state providing…
Barron v. Baltimore
The 1833 Supreme Court decision holding that the Bill of Righ…
Gitlow v. New York
The 1925 Supreme Court decision holding that freedoms of pres…
19 terms
AP US Government Chapter 4: Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties
Barron v Baltimore 1833
Gitlow v New York 1925
Incorporation Doctrine
protections against the government being in your business
Bill of Rights protections only apply to the national governm…
Bill of Rights protections extend to the states, overturns Ba…
the Bill of Rights is nationalized and applicable to the states
Civil Liberties
protections against the government being in your business
Barron v Baltimore 1833
Bill of Rights protections only apply to the national governm…
15 terms
US GOVERNMENT -JUDICIAL BRANCH AND CIVIL LIBERTIES
2ND AMENDMENT
Bill of Rights
14th Amendment
incorporation
...
...
...
...
2ND AMENDMENT
...
Bill of Rights
...
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AP US Government - Ch. 5 Civil Liberties
civil liberties
civil rights
George Mason
James Madison
the personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cann…
the government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
first to propose the idea of a bill of rights, shot down by t…
author of the bill of rights, done so to gain the vote of Ant…
civil liberties
the personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cann…
civil rights
the government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
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AP US Government Unit 6 Vocab: Civil Rights & Civil Liberties
Assembly
Petition
Civil Disobedience
Involuntary Servitude
A right guaranteed in the First Amendment of the Constitution…
A right guaranteed in the First Amendment of the Constitution…
Deliberate refusal to obey a law or comply with the order of…
A person laboring against that person's will to benefit anoth…
Assembly
A right guaranteed in the First Amendment of the Constitution…
Petition
A right guaranteed in the First Amendment of the Constitution…
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AP GOVERNMENT Civil Liberties
Assemble
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
To gather with one another in order to express views on publi…
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
The guarantees of the safety of persons, opinions, and proper…
A term used for those positive acts of government that seek t…
Assemble
To gather with one another in order to express views on publi…
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
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AP US Government and Politics Chapter 5- Civil Liberties
Bill of Rights
Ninth Amendment
Tenth Amendment
Civil liberties
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which larg…
Part of the Bill of Rights that makes it clear that enumerati…
The final part of the Bill of Rights that defines the basic p…
The personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cann…
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which larg…
Ninth Amendment
Part of the Bill of Rights that makes it clear that enumerati…
30 terms
AP US Government & Politics Chapter 15. Civil Liberties
writ of habeas corpus
ex post facto law
due process clause
selective incorporation
a court order requiring explanation to a judge as to why a pr…
a retroactive criminal law that works to the disadvantage of…
a clause in the Fifth Amendment limiting the power of the nat…
the process by which provisions of the Bill of Rights are bro…
writ of habeas corpus
a court order requiring explanation to a judge as to why a pr…
ex post facto law
a retroactive criminal law that works to the disadvantage of…
66 terms
AP US Government and Politics: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Fourteenth Amendment
Fifth Amendment
Slaughter House Cases (1873)
Two types of due process
No state shall make or enforce laws, which shall abridge the…
Provided that no person should be deprived of life, liberty,…
First time the fourteenth amendment was put into use. Court m…
Procedural Due Process... Substantive Due Process
Fourteenth Amendment
No state shall make or enforce laws, which shall abridge the…
Fifth Amendment
Provided that no person should be deprived of life, liberty,…
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Pilakowski AP US Government 4/5 Civil Liberties & Rights
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Bill of Rights
Selective Incorporation
those liberties provided in the Constitution that protect peo…
process of providing liberties to different groups of citizen…
added in 1791 to the original Constitution to provide specifi…
applies the guarantees of the Bill of Rights to state and loc…
Civil liberties
those liberties provided in the Constitution that protect peo…
Civil rights
process of providing liberties to different groups of citizen…
58 terms
AP US Government - Court System, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights
Free-exercise clause
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Dred Scott v. Sandford
A First Amendment provision that prohibits government from in…
The law making racial discrimination in hotels, motels, and r…
The 1954 Supreme Court decision holding that school segregati…
The 1857 Supreme Court decision holding that slaves could not…
Free-exercise clause
A First Amendment provision that prohibits government from in…
Civil Rights Act of 1964
The law making racial discrimination in hotels, motels, and r…
19 terms
AP US Government Terms Chapter 5 - Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Clear and present danger doctrine
Double Jeopardy
The personal guarantees and freedoms that the federal governm…
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
If a person makes threats, and it is deemed that they cause a…
A procedural defense that forbids a defendant from being trie…
Civil Liberties
The personal guarantees and freedoms that the federal governm…
Civil Rights
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
50 terms
AP GOVERNMENT Civil Liberties
Assemble
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
To gather with one another in order to express views on publi…
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
The guarantees of the safety of persons, opinions, and proper…
A term used for those positive acts of government that seek t…
Assemble
To gather with one another in order to express views on publi…
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
58 terms
AP US Government - Court System, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights
Free-exercise clause
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Dred Scott v. Sandford
A First Amendment provision that prohibits government from in…
The law making racial discrimination in hotels, motels, and r…
The 1954 Supreme Court decision holding that school segregati…
The 1857 Supreme Court decision holding that slaves could not…
Free-exercise clause
A First Amendment provision that prohibits government from in…
Civil Rights Act of 1964
The law making racial discrimination in hotels, motels, and r…
19 terms
AP US Government Terms Chapter 5 - Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Clear and present danger doctrine
Double Jeopardy
The personal guarantees and freedoms that the federal governm…
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
If a person makes threats, and it is deemed that they cause a…
A procedural defense that forbids a defendant from being trie…
Civil Liberties
The personal guarantees and freedoms that the federal governm…
Civil Rights
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
25 terms
AP US Government Civil liberties and Civil rights Vocab Chapter 5
Civil Rights
Equal protection under the laws
13th Amendment
Civil Rights Act of 1964
A federal law that authorized federal action against segregat…
Phrase found in the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution…
Abolished Slavery
1964; banned discrimination in public acomodations, prohibite…
Civil Rights
A federal law that authorized federal action against segregat…
Equal protection under the laws
Phrase found in the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution…
28 terms
AP US Government Ch. 4 & 5: Civil Liberties & Civil Rights
Clear and Present Danger Test
Due Process of Law
Equal Protection of the Law
Establishment Clause
law should not punish speech unless there was a clear and pre…
denies government of the right, without due process, to depri…
a standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
1st amendment ban on laws "respecting an establishment of rel…
Clear and Present Danger Test
law should not punish speech unless there was a clear and pre…
Due Process of Law
denies government of the right, without due process, to depri…
23 terms
AP US Government Court Cases - Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Engle v. Vitale
Lemon v. Kurtsman
Reynolds v. United States
Employment Division of Oregon v. Smith
Supreme Court case that ruled that prayer in public school vi…
A Court Case which says that a state can give money to religi…
This is a court case that said that polygamy was not protecte…
It said that the use of drugs as part of religious ceremonies…
Engle v. Vitale
Supreme Court case that ruled that prayer in public school vi…
Lemon v. Kurtsman
A Court Case which says that a state can give money to religi…
28 terms
AP US Government Ch. 4 & 5: Civil Liberties & Civil Rights
Clear and Present Danger Test
Due Process of Law
Equal Protection of the Law
Establishment Clause
law should not punish speech unless there was a clear and pre…
denies government of the right, without due process, to depri…
a standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
1st amendment ban on laws "respecting an establishment of rel…
Clear and Present Danger Test
law should not punish speech unless there was a clear and pre…
Due Process of Law
denies government of the right, without due process, to depri…
50 terms
Government: Civil Liberties
Slander
Libel
Espionage
No Bill
Spoken word that wrongfully damages a reputation.
Written word that wrongfully damages a reputation.
To spy for a foreign country.
Insufficient evidence to warrant a trial.
Slander
Spoken word that wrongfully damages a reputation.
Libel
Written word that wrongfully damages a reputation.
52 terms
American Government: Civil Liberties
Theory of Incorporation
Bill of Rights not absorbed
Absolute protected speech
Conditionally protected speech
Pertaining to the 14th Amendment
2,3,5,7
the truth, political speech, symbolic speech, speech plus
libel and slander, fighting words, commercial speech, obsceni…
Theory of Incorporation
Pertaining to the 14th Amendment
Bill of Rights not absorbed
2,3,5,7
25 terms
Government Civil Rights and Liberties
Civil Rights
Civil Liberties
Bill of Rights
1st Amendment
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Fist 10 Amendments; Limits the power and protects citizens of…
Freedom of,... Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition, and Religion.
Civil Rights
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Civil Liberties | Government DC
Everson V. Board of Education NJ (1947)
McCollum V. Board of Education IL (1948)
Engel V. Vitale (1962)
Epperson V. Arkansas (1968)
City Bus, School, Religion
Religion, School, Property
Forced Prayer in School
Evolution Theory
Everson V. Board of Education NJ (1947)
City Bus, School, Religion
McCollum V. Board of Education IL (1948)
Religion, School, Property
31 terms
AP Government: Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties
Writ of Habeas Corpus
Ex Post Facto Law
Bill of Attainder
-Rights belonging to all citizens... -Can also be defined as lim…
-Prisoner's right to a court review of his/her case to determ…
-A law making an action illegal retroactively... -Criminalizes a…
-Act of the legislature declaring a person or group of person…
Civil Liberties
-Rights belonging to all citizens... -Can also be defined as lim…
Writ of Habeas Corpus
-Prisoner's right to a court review of his/her case to determ…
50 terms
US Gov. Civil Liberties
bill of rights
1
test case
lemon v kurtzman
list of natural rights that are protected from the government
amendment that protects freedom of religion & expression
a case the supreme court picks in order to provide an answer…
case that established that the government can provide aid to…
bill of rights
list of natural rights that are protected from the government
1
amendment that protects freedom of religion & expression
56 terms
Government - Civil Liberties
Bill of Rights
Natural Rights
God-Given Rights
No
What is the formal name for the first ten amendments?
What kind of rights does the Bill of Rights protect from the…
What kind of rights can the government not take away?
Are our rights absolute?
Bill of Rights
What is the formal name for the first ten amendments?
Natural Rights
What kind of rights does the Bill of Rights protect from the…
86 terms
government civil liberties
1st Amendment
1st Amendment
1st Amendment
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly; separation…
violated which amendment?... Texas v Johnson:... Johnson was arrest…
violated which amendment?... Brandenburg v Ohio:KKK leader case;…
violated which amendment?... Engle v. Vitale... Ruled that it was i…
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly; separation…
1st Amendment
violated which amendment?... Texas v Johnson:... Johnson was arrest…
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