States refused to adopt the Constitution because it
a. Did not contain a Bill of Rights
b. Did not include voting rights for blacks
c. Did not include voting rights for women
d. Did not separate powers among branches of government
e. Included too much delegation of powers to the states
The free exercise clause of the First Amendment prohibits government from interfering with
a. Religious beliefs and practices
b. The right to bear arms
c. The right to travel
d. Athletic events
e. Exercise of criminal justice rights in court
In the Lemon v. Kurtzman decision, the Supreme Court determined which of the following?
a. The government could provide reduced or free lunches in private religious schools
b. Prayer in schools is permissible so long as there is only a moment of silence
c. The teaching of evolution must be followed with teaching the creationist theory
d. The “test” for establishment includes a notion of excessive entanglement
e. A person is entitled to have a lawyer present during questioning by police
The exclusionary rule holds that “fighting words” can be excluded from constitutional protection
Affirmative action is the commitment by a business, employer, school, or other public or private institution to expand opportunities for women, African and Hispanic Americans, and members of other minority groups.
The 14th amendment permitted black american men the ability to vote
Which provision prevented the collection of money from individuals (primarily black Americans) in order to be eligible to vote in primary and general elections?
Which of the following court cases is paired incorrectly with a right that it addresses?
Gitlow v. New York; freedom of speech
Mapp v. Ohio; exclusionary right
Gideon v. Wainwright; right to counsel in felony cases
Griswold v. Connecticut; right of privacy
Shenck v. U.S.; immunity from double jeopardy
The principle of prior restraint can be excepted in cases regarding the freedom of press
Which division of government is most responsible for expanding the rights of accused criminals during the 1960s?
The attorney general
The Department of Justice
The Supreme Court