Key Terms Chapter 2

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Key Terms Chapter 2 Administrative Warrants – required to inspect businesses for regulatory purposes. Normally easily obtained. Anti Federalists – those who opposed the constitution. Lead by Thomas Jefferson. Wanted more states rights. Articles of Confederation – First governing documents adopted by the colonies after the revolutionary war. Led to domination by the states and a very weak central government. States were viewed as independent nations joined together in a federation. Bill of Rights – ten amendments to the constitution that guaranteed personal freedoms and states rights. Checks and Balances – separated the government into three separate parts so that no one section was two strong. Civil Rights Movement – the third major event in the struggle between states rights and the power of the national government. Passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibited discrimination based on race anywhere in the country. The U.S. brought suit against a couple of businesses in the south because they continued to discriminate and affected interstate commerce. Commerce Clause – Article 1, Section 8, clause 3 of the constitution. “Congress shall have the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, and with Indian tribes.” It is the chief source of congressional power to regulate business. Commercial Speech – speech that does not contain a political message of any sort is
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