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TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Political Documents & Landmark Cases Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What historical document declared the colonies no longer a part of the British Empire?

Question 2 2. What is the Judicial Branch of the government responsible for?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was not true as a result of the Bakke case?

Question 4 4. What eventually happened to Ernesto Miranda?

Question 5 5. Where was Homer Plessy when he was arrested for being in the 'whites only' section?

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Question 6 6. Which is NOT true about the legislative branch?

Question 7 7. Which section of the Declaration of Independence outlines the general beliefs of government that justifies a rebellion?

Question 8 8. Who was Earl Warren?

Question 9 9. What impact did the Brown v. Board of Education ruling have on Plessy v. Ferguson?

Question 10 10. What was Clarence Gideon accused of?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following cases established the clear and present danger test?

Question 12 12. In 1896, the Supreme Court ruled that the state of Louisiana did not violate the 14th Amendment because:

Question 13 13. Throughout the Bill of Rights, many promises were made concerning prosecution and trials. Which one of these was NOT a right given?

Question 14 14. Which of the following events did NOT come before the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 15 15. The Constitution was ratified only after what was included?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following made it illegal for a person to speak, write, or publish anything against the government?

Question 17 17. What did the Court rule in Dickerson v. the United States?

Question 18 18. Why did Gideon want his conviction overturned?

Question 19 19. What was the main reason that the focus on slavery started?

Question 20 20. How did Gideon petition the Supreme Court?

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Question 21 21. What was Abe Fortas' role in the case?

Question 22 22. Because of Gideon v. Wainright, what must all people accused of a crime get?

Question 23 23. Which of the following BEST defines Jim Crow?

Question 24 24. What committee was formed to address the grievances by King George III?

Question 25 25. How does the Miranda v. Arizona decision affect the behavior of police?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements about the Civil War is NOT true?

Question 27 27. Legal discrimination based on race and gender did not officially end in the United States until the passage of:

Question 28 28. Which of the following was a grievance by King George III?

Question 29 29. A policy that aims at giving minorities special privileges in an attempt to correct a history of inequality is known as

Question 30 30. Which amendment focuses on the rights of the states rather than the people?

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Political Documents & Landmark Cases Chapter Exam Instructions

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