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AP US Government and Politics: Civil Liberties Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What two clauses encompass the concept of separation of church and state?

Question 2 2. Which amendment made the Bill of Rights applicable to the states?

Question 3 3. The ability of the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down legislation that is unconstitutional was confirmed in:

Question 4 4. Why can a child pornographer be charged with a crime for distributing pornographic materials even though free speech is a guaranteed civil liberty under the U.S. Constitution?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a measure that the framers of the U.S. Constitution took in order to keep the Supreme Court unbiased?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following describes a law that does not violate the Free Exercise Clause?

Question 7 7. Our Bill of Rights evolved from laws in which country?

Question 8 8. The Supreme Court is charged with protecting our civil liberties via _____.

Question 9 9. Brent is consulting with his attorney because he feels his First Amendment rights were recently infringed upon. Which of the following situations could Brent be referring to?

Question 10 10. The right to keep and bear arms is included in which amendment to the U.S. Constitution?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following interpreted the Second Amendment to apply to the states as well as the federal government in 2010?

Question 12 12. Which case stated that amendments to the U.S. Constitution implied a right to privacy?

Question 13 13. With regard to civil liberty rights in modern society, the Supreme Court _____.

Question 14 14. What is the significance of the First Amendment freedom of religion clauses never having been amended?

Question 15 15. Why did the framers of the U.S. Constitution include a provision making it difficult to remove a judge from his or her job?

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Question 16 16. The privacy right of abortion protects _____.

Question 17 17. The privacy right of marriage would not necessarily protect _____.

Question 18 18. If you were to write an essay on First Amendment protections, which of the following would be the BEST statement to include in your introduction?

Question 19 19. The right to remain silent implies _____.

Question 20 20. All of the following answer choices accurately describe the concept of freedom of the press EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. A U.S. student who wanted to consult a document outlining our civil liberties would consult:

Question 22 22. Under the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution, the right to a speedy trial _____.

Question 23 23. What was one of the reasons that the original British colonists left Europe for America?

Question 24 24. Privacy rights are specifically mentioned in the _____.

Question 25 25. Who is protected by the right to keep and bear arms?

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Question 26 26. The privacy right of housing protects _____.

Question 27 27. Which landmark court case expressly stated that the Second Amendment allows individual citizens to keep and bear arms?

Question 28 28. A criminal defendant cannot afford the services of an attorney nor act as her own legal counsel. What recourse does she have under her procedural rights?

Question 29 29. How does our freedom of assembly under the First Amendment relate to U.S. elections?

Question 30 30. Why was freedom of religion so important to the original European settlers to the U.S.?

AP US Government and Politics: Civil Liberties Chapter Exam Instructions

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