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Chapter Exam



This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
Which Amendment in the Bill of Rights states that all powers not specifically given to the federal government shall be given to the states?

 
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Question 2.
The doctrine which holds that the due process clause of the 14th Amendment requires state and local governments to guarantee the rights of its citizens is known as

 
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Question 3.
The First Amendment says that

 
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Question 4.
The Supreme Court has appeared willing to allow the government to give aid to religious organizations under which of the following conditions?

 
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Question 5.
In Schenck v. U.S. (1919), the Supreme Court ruled that Congress could ban certain types of speech if they constituted

 
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Question 6.
Which of the following is not protected as a form of symbolic speech?

 
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Question 7.
In The New York Times v. Sullivan, the Supreme Court ruled that

 
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Question 8.
Which of the following is guaranteed by the 5th Amendment to the Constitution?

 
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Question 9.
According to various Supreme Court decisions regarding the Fourth Amendment, what can the police search without a warrant or consent?

 
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Question 10.
Which of the following is NOT an enumerated First Amendment freedom?

 
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Question 11.
In which 1966 case did the Supreme Court rule that arrested individuals must be informed of their constitutional rights?

 
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Question 12.
The case Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) was about

 
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Question 13.
The Eighth Amendment prohibits

 
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Question 14.
What was the Supreme Court's decision in Furman v. Georgia?

 
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Question 15.
In which constitutional amendment is the right to privacy enumerated?

 
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Question 16.
The Ninth Amendment notes that Americans have only those rights and liberties explicitly enumerated in the Constitution.

   
 
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Question 17.
The incorporation doctrine is a principle used to limit the powers of the national government in the realm of civil rights and liberties.

   
 
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Question 18.
The establishment clause prohibits the national government from establishing a national religion and is found in the First Amendment.

   
 
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Question 19.
Democracy is not possible without the free exchange of ideas.

   
 
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Question 20.
The Supreme Court has ruled that burning the American flag is a protected form of symbolic speech.

   
 
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Question 21.
Two-thirds of colleges and universities ban some forms of speech or related conduct.

   
 
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Question 22.
New York Times v. Sullivan made it much easier to prove libel because the Court determined that is not a constitutionally protected form of speech.

   
 
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Question 23.
According to Supreme Court decisions, the Second Amendment guarantees citizens the unrestricted right to own firearms.

   
 
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Question 24.
In interpreting the Fourth Amendment, the Supreme Court has ruled that the police always need a search warrant in order to conduct a search.

   
 
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Question 25.
Clarence Earl Gideon won the right to a court-provided lawyer for indigent defendants.

   
 
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