Civil Rights & Liberties

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Civil Rights and Civil Liberties


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  • 1. 
    Which constitutional amendment provides for the expansion of individual rights found in the Bill Of Rights?
    • A. 

      14th amendment

    • B. 

      15th amendment

    • C. 

      19th amendment

    • D. 

      22nd amendment

    • E. 

      25 amendment

  • 2. 
    The Constitution creates a wall of seperation beetween church and state in the words of the..
    • A. 

      Elastic clause

    • B. 

      Establishment clause

    • C. 

      Exclusionary clause

    • D. 

      Judiciary clause

    • E. 

      Expansion clause

  • 3. 
    The Supreme Court case that overturned a state law setting aside time for volentary prayer in public schools was
    • A. 

      Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe

    • B. 

      Lee v. Weisman

    • C. 

      Edwards v. Aguillard

    • D. 

      Lemon v. Kurtzman

    • E. 

      Wallace v. Jaffree

  • 4. 
    Using actions rather thatn words to convey an idea would be an example of
    • A. 

      Speech plus

    • B. 

      Pure speech

    • C. 

      Free speech

    • D. 

      Symbolic speech

    • E. 

      Limited speech

  • 5. 
    Which Supreme Court case ruled that flag burning is protected form of symbolic speech?
    • A. 

      Reno v. ACLU

    • B. 

      Miller v. California

    • C. 

      Texas v. Johnson

    • D. 

      Tinker v. Des Moines

    • E. 

      Texas v. White

  • 6. 
    The right of the government to take property for public use as long as the government provides just compensation for the property is called
    • A. 

      Substansive due process

    • B. 

      Eminent domain

    • C. 

      Public domain

    • D. 

      Procedural due process

    • E. 

      Emigrant domain

  • 7. 
    The Supreme Court, in Mapp v. Ohio, ruled that evidence obtained without a search warrant could be excluded from trial in state courts. this finding upholds the Constitutional guarantee of no unreasonable search and seizure found in the
    • A. 

      4th amendment

    • B. 

      5th amendment

    • C. 

      14th amendment

    • D. 

      1st amendment

    • E. 

      15th amendment

  • 8. 
    What government action brought an end to Jim Crow laws and legal segregation in America?
    • A. 

      The Civil Rights Act 1875

    • B. 

      Presidential Executive Order 8802

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson

    • D. 

      The Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education

    • E. 

      The 24th amendment

  • 9. 
    What has been the most recent government action taken to end discrimination against Native Americans in the United States?
    • A. 

      The American Indian Movement Act

    • B. 

      The Native American Tribal Act

    • C. 

      The Native American Language Act

    • D. 

      The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

    • E. 

      The Native American Reservation Act

  • 10. 
    Which of the following prohibits gender discrimination in the workplace?
    • A. 

      Equal pay act

    • B. 

      Equal unemployment opportunity act

    • C. 

      Women's civil rights act of 1964

    • D. 

      19th amendment

    • E. 

      Equal emplyment opportunity act