Unit 2 Review

Question 1 of 10

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States refused to adopt the Constitution because it

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 2 of 10

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The free exercise clause of the First Amendment prohibits government from interfering with

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 3 of 10

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In the Lemon v. Kurtzman decision, the Supreme Court determined which of the following?

Select one 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

Question 4 of 10

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The exclusionary rule holds that “fighting words” can be excluded from constitutional protection

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 10

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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.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 10

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The 14th amendment permitted black american men the ability to vote

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 10

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Which provision prevented the collection of money from individuals (primarily black Americans) in order to be eligible to vote in primary and general elections?

Select one of the following:

  • 14th amendment

  • 13th amendment

  • 24th amendment

  • 19th amendment

  • 1st amendment

Question 8 of 10

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Which of the following court cases is paired incorrectly with a right that it addresses?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 9 of 10

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The principle of prior restraint can be excepted in cases regarding the freedom of press

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 10

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Which division of government is most responsible for expanding the rights of accused criminals during the 1960s?

Select one of the following:

  • The president

  • Congress

  • The attorney general

  • The Department of Justice

  • The Supreme Court

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