Homework - Chapter 4
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Homework - Chapter 4

Course Number: BLAW 2200, Spring 2012

College/University: Kennesaw

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Homework Chapter 04 Student: MAURISHA BOWERS Page 1 of 4 Assignment: Homework Chapter 04 Assignment score: 100% Total Time spent: 16 minutes, 6 seconds Score for selected take: 100% (20/20) Time spent on selected take: 1. Your answer: Immediately after the Revolutionary War ended, the form of government established by the Articles of Confederation in the United States was a. communist. b. confederal. c....

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Chapter Homework 04 Student: MAURISHA BOWERS Page 1 of 4 Assignment: Homework Chapter 04 Assignment score: 100% Total Time spent: 16 minutes, 6 seconds Score for selected take: 100% (20/20) Time spent on selected take: 1. Your answer: Immediately after the Revolutionary War ended, the form of government established by the Articles of Confederation in the United States was a. communist. b. confederal. c. federal. d. syndicalist. 2. Your answer: The system of checks and balances set forth in the U.S. Constitution allows a. the executive branch to dominate all the other branches. b. each branch to limit some actions of the other branches. c. the legislative branch to determine which cases are reviewed by judges. d. the judicial branch to have the final say on any issue. 3. Your answer: The commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution authorizes a. the judicial branch to regulate commerce. b. the executive branch to regulate commerce. c. the legislative branch to regulate commerce. d. the states to regulate commerce and foreign trade. 4. Your answer: The federal government has the constitutional authority to regulate all business enterprises a. in the United States that are involved in interstate commerce. b. that are located in North America. c. that are involved in international commerce. d. that are not involved in interstate commerce. http://cvg.cengagenow.com/ilrn/takeAssignment/viewAssignmentPrintableMain.do?assign... 8/29/2010 Homework Chapter 04 Page 2 of 4 5. Your answer: The clause in the federal Constitution that has had the greatest impact on business is the a. separation of powers. b. commerce clause. c. taxing and spending clause. d. Tenth Amendment. 6. Your answer: The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are known as a. the Declaration of Man's Rights. b. the Bill of Rejoinder. c. the Bill of Rights. d. the Magna Carta. 7. Your answer: The Bill of Rights contains a list of protections for the individual against governmental interference. Whenever the language describing a right is overly broad or unclear, a. the right does not apply to anyone. b. Congress must pass legislation clarifying the right. c. the United States Supreme Court decides what the language means. d. the individual state legislatures interpret the unclear language. 8. Your answer: In Case 4.2, Bad Frog Brewery, Inc. v. New York State Liquor Authority, the states of New York and Michigan imposed restrictions on the sale of wine by mail. This case concerns the freedoms guaranteed under the a. First Amendment. b. Fifth Amendment. c. Fourteenth Amendment. d. Second Amendment. 9. Your answer: In Case 4.3, Lott v. Levitt, the court considered First Amendment protection of a. violent action movies. http://cvg.cengagenow.com/ilrn/takeAssignment/viewAssignmentPrintableMain.do?assign... 8/29/2010 Homework Chapter 04 Page 3 of 4 b. commentary about an economist's work. c. the "Choose Your Own Nightmare" series of books. d. Janet Jackson's exposed breast incident during a Super Bowl. 10. Your answer: Under the federal Constitution, the president can veto or sign the legislation that Congress enacts. This demonstrates the principle of a. the clause. b. supremacy privileges and immunities. c. checks and balances. d. full faith and credit. 11. Your answer: Sebastian, a citizen of New York, wants to obtain a business license in Illinois. The Illinois legislature passed a law requiring nonresidents to pay a $1,500 fee to apply for business licenses in the state of Illinois. Illinois residents pay nothing for a business license. This violates a. the privileges and immunities clause. b. the due process clause. c. the full faith and credit clause. d. the separation of powers. 12. Your answer: The state of Michigan was in an economic crisis. The governor and legislature requested Congress to exempt Michigan's citizens from their federal tax burden for two years. Does Congress have the authority to make the exemption? a. Yes, Congress has taxing and spending power to use as it wishes. b. Yes, the privileges and immunities clause allows Congress to grant privileges to certain states. c. No, the commerce clause does not allow different rules for different states. d. No, the taxing and spending clause requires that taxes be imposed uniformly throughout the United States. 13. Your answer: Jan operates a successful business selling child pornography. Her enterprise is likely to be a. protected by the First Amendment. b. protected under the right to privacy. c. considered political speech. d. considered criminal. http://cvg.cengagenow.com/ilrn/takeAssignment/viewAssignmentPrintableMain.do?assign... 8/29/2010 Homework Chapter 04 Page 4 of 4 14. Your answer: Ocean City passes an ordinance that prohibits all churches from meeting within its city limits. This rule affects the residents' constitutional right to a. procedural due process. b. substantive due process. c. full faith and credit. d. interstate commerce. 15. Your Register to View Answercity ordinance allows only two hot dog stands to operate in the city's downtown area. If this ordinance is challenged under the equal protection clause by someone who would like to add another hot dog stand, the rule will be subject to a. the rational basis test. b. strict scrutiny. c. intermediate scrutiny. d. the police power test. 16. Your answer: Young was a commercial tour boat operator on the northern coast of Kauai, Hawaii. He was licensed by the state of Hawaii to operate his boat in Hanalei Bay. The U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Coast Guard also granted Young an unrestricted license to operate his boats in Hanalei Bay. Hawaii subsequently passed a law that banned all commercial use of Hanalei Bay. The state refused to renew Young's state license and ruled that he was not allowed to operate his vessel based on his federal licenses. Young sued the state, alleging that the state law that prohibited him from operating his boat conflicted with the federal law that authorized him to do so. The court probably found that the state law was a. unconstitutional under the supremacy clause. b. unconstitutional under the equal protection clause. c. constitutional under the supremacy clause. d. constitutional under the due process clause. 17. Your answer: http://cvg.cengagenow.com/ilrn/takeAssignment/viewAssignmentPrintableMain.do?assign... 8/29/2010
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