What are Civil Liberties? - Definition, Examples & Cases

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In this Supreme Court case, the Court decided that school-sponsored prayer was unconstitutional:

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1. In this Supreme Court case, the Court decided that certain types of speech could be prohibited or limited, if they presented an imminent danger to the nation:

2. Which of the following would NOT be considered a civil liberty?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of civil liberties. Types of civil liberties as well as Supreme Court cases will be a part of the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The case that decided school-sponsored prayer was unconstitutional
  • Supreme Court case that determined certain types of speech could be prohibited or limited
  • What is considered a civil liberty
  • Case that ruled the police have to make a suspect aware of their rights

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding civil liberties
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Supreme Court cases
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding free speech and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you need more information, study the lesson titled What are Civil Liberties? - Definition, Examples & Cases. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details the Bill of Rights
  • Explains the essential civil liberties
  • Covers the issue of school-sponsored prayer
  • Explores what civil rights are
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