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1. The United States Constitution, as originally adopted: A. prohibited the federal government from depriving any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law B. was a very long, drawn-out document that expressly dealt with all problems that might conceivably arise in the future C. was divided into seven major portions or articles* D. neglected to include any provision for the method of amendment 2. Article I of the United States Constitution: A. grants Congress the power to regulate interstate and foreign commerce* B. contains the supremacy clause C. protects freedom of speech D. delegates to the President the power to declare war 3. Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution prohibits the states from exercising certain powers. Under this section, states are prohibited from: A. establishing segregated schools B. denying citizens life, liberty, or property without due process of law C. establishing banks without the consent of Congress D. entering into treaties, alliances, or confederations* 4. Under our federal system of government, states have primary authority to: A. enact bankruptcy laws B. punish counterfeiting C. provide for education of children* D. provide for organizing, maintaining, and arming troops in times of peace 5. Protection against unreasonable searches and seizures is guaranteed by the: A. Third Amendment B. Fourth Amendment* C. Fifth Amendment D. Sixth Amendment 6. The right to trial by jury in criminal cases is: A. guaranteed by the First Amendment B. guaranteed by the Second Amendment C. guaranteed by the Third Amendment D. has been made binding on the states through incorporation into the Fourteenth Amendment* 7. The due process clause, which limits the actions of state governments and state agents is a part of the: A. Fourteenth Amendment* B. original Constitution C. Fifth Amendment D. Fourth Amendment 8. Anti-war demonstrators climb up onto the roof of an Armed Services Recruiting Station building where they lowered the flag and burn it to protest the government’s involvement in war. They are convicted of criminal trespass and malicious destruction of government property. On appeal, they contend their First Amendment rights were violated. The appeals court should: A. set the conviction aside on the grounds that flag burning is constitutionally protected symbolic speech B. set aside the conviction on ground that the chosen location of the demonstration is a public free speech forum C. affirm the conviction under the O’Brien test because the government has a substantial nonspeech interest in regulating trespassing on the roof of government buildings and destroying government property * D. affirm the conviction under the clear and present danger doctrine
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9. First Amendment protection has been withdrawn from all but one of the following categories of speech. Which category continues to enjoy some degree of First Amendment protection? A. profanity *
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