Landmark Cases Based on Constitutional Amendments


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What case ruled that even the president could be subpoenaed in a case?

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1. Which court case involved a question of a freedom of the press?

2. The ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson was overturned in which case?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and worksheet to further explore what you know about cases based on constitutional amendments. Quiz questions cover key topics that include overturning Plessy v. Ferguson, granting corporations the rights of individual citizens, denying the presidency the right to avoid subpoenas, and establishing a woman's right to privacy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will ask you to identify the following:

  • Case ruling that a president can be subpoenaed
  • Case that involved a question of a freedom of the press
  • End of Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Supreme Court case establishing a woman's right to privacy
  • Case that granted corporations similar rights of people regarding campaign finance purposes

Skills Practiced

Lesson study skills you will practice in this set of assessments include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related political science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding various landmark cases whose decisions were based on constitutional amendments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify Supreme Court cases based on their respective decisions

Additional Learning

To further review this topic, check out the related lesson Landmark Cases Based on Constitutional Amendments. This lesson examines the following cases:

  • Citizens United v. FEC
  • Roe v. Wade
  • U.S. v. Nixon
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • New York Times v. United States
  • Griswold v. Connecticut