Chapter 5 - Which of the following is NOT an example of a...

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Which of the following is NOT an example of a civil liberty? Your Answer: due process of law Correct Answer: the right to vote Page reference: 140 2. Which provision of the Fifth Amendment has NOT been incorporated to provide protection against actions by state and local officials? Your Answer: the right against compelled self-incrimination Correct Answer: the right to a grand jury Page reference: 143 3. The clear and present danger test is used to determine if Your Answer: government restrictions on free speech are constitutional. 4. Expression dealing with issues of government and public affairs and typically viewed as the most deserving of First Amendment protection is generally referred to as Your Answer: political speech.
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5. In Barron v. Baltimore , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the protections afforded citizens under the Bill of Rights did not limit the ability of state or local governments to pass laws violating those rights. Your Answer: False Correct Answer: True Page reference: 141 6. The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Texas v. Johnson dealt with the issue of Your Answer: freedom of speech. 7. Government attempts to block the publication of information or viewpoints- generally viewed as unconstitutional-is usually referred to as Your Answer: prior restraint. 8. The Constitutional prohibition against illegal search and seizure can be found in the Your Answer: Fourth Amendment. 9.
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The rights which police must read suspects before they can question them (e.g., the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney, etc.) are colloquially known as Your Answer: Miranda Rights. 10. The right to counsel at state expense applies to all stages of trial, petition, and appeals. Your Answer: True Correct Answer: False Page reference: 165 11. The right to privacy was first explicitly recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court in its decision in the case of Your Answer: Griswold V. Connecticut. 12. The Declaration of Independence's proclamation that "all men are created equal" reflects the founders' belief in Your Answer: political equality as an essential part of the natural world. 13. Categorical discrimination refers to unfair treatment of individuals on the basis of their
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Your Answer: all of the above. Correct Answer: race, gender, or disability. Page reference: 174 14. Jim Crow laws were laws enacted after the Civil War that Your Answer: mandated strict racial segregation. 15. In several important measures of economic equality, including percentage of home ownership, percent living below the poverty rate, and percent of college graduates, African Americans have actually surpassed whites, demonstrating a dramatic improvement in levels of economic equality and status in the United States. Your Answer:
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course PLS 201 taught by Professor Markwilliam during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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