OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Landmark Supreme Court Cases Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following BEST defines Jim Crow?

Question 2 2. Which of the following made it illegal for a person to speak, write, or publish anything against the government?

Question 3 3. Who were the plaintiffs in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954?

Question 4 4. Legal discrimination based on race and gender did not officially end in the United States until the passage of:

Question 5 5. A policy that aims at giving minorities special privileges in an attempt to correct a history of inequality is known as

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Question 6 6. Which government organization did Nixon attempt to prevent from conducting an investigation, which thereby constituted an obstruction of justice?

Question 7 7. Which of the following accurately describes one of the Supreme Court's decisions in the United States v. Nixon?

Question 8 8. What is the significance of McCulloch v. Maryland?

Question 9 9. Which one of the following presidents cited executive privilege during his term, much like Nixon did?

Question 10 10. In relation to the United States v. Nixon, what is a subpoena, and why did President Nixon fail to respond to one?

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Question 11 11. Which clause did Justice John Marshall invoke to justify his decision in McCulloch v. Maryland?

Question 12 12. What eventually happened to Ernesto Miranda?

Question 13 13. Which of the following cases established the clear and present danger test?

Question 14 14. Full racial balance in Topeka, Kansas, schools was reached in _____.

Question 15 15. Because of Gideon v. Wainwright, what must all people accused of a crime get?

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Question 16 16. Why was the state of Maryland mad that the U.S. government established the Second Bank of the United States?

Question 17 17. In Gideon v. Wainwright, how did Gideon petition the Supreme Court?

Question 18 18. How does the Miranda v. Arizona decision affect the behavior of police?

Question 19 19. Which U.S. Socialist Party official was arrested during World War I under the Sedition Act?

Question 20 20. Brown v. Board of Education involved the issue of _____.

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Question 21 21. The ability to take a case directly to the Supreme Court is called

Question 22 22. What impact did the Brown v. Board of Education ruling have on Plessy v. Ferguson?

Question 23 23. Who was John Marshall?

Question 24 24. The power that the Supreme Court has to determine if a law or act is constitutional is called

Question 25 25. Who was Earl Warren?

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Question 26 26. What was Clarence Gideon accused of in Gideon v. Wainwright?

Question 27 27. In 1896, the Supreme Court ruled that the state of Louisiana did not violate the 14th Amendment because:

Question 28 28. Ernesto Miranda confessed to rape under interrogation. Why was his conviction overturned?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was NOT true as a result of the Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case?

Question 30 30. Which best describes how the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Marbury v. Madison?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Landmark Supreme Court Cases Chapter Exam Instructions

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