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Test #2 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY)

Test #2 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) - Heaton 1 Mitchell T...

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Heaton 1 Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport American Government 17 November 2009 Test #2 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) ___ Bill of Rights_ ____________ What is are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called? _____ December 15, 1791 ______________ On what day were the first ten amendments ratified? __ civil liberties ________ What are defined as “the guarantees of the safety of persons, opinions, and property from the arbitrary acts of government, including freedom of speech and freedom of religion”? ___ civil rights ___________ What are defined as “positive acts of government that seek to make constitutional guarantees a reality for all people (e.g. prohibitions, discrimination)”? ______ relative___ ___________ Each person’s rights are _?_ to the rights of every other person. _ $20,000 __ How much did Congress give living internees of the Japanese concentration camps? T or F The provisions of the Bill of Rights apply against the National Government, not
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Heaton 2 against the States. ___ Due Process Clause ______________ What is the clause in the 14 th Amendment that says no state shall deprive any person of life, liberty, or property? ___ Gitlaw v. New York___ ______________ What was the landmark case that defined the rights protected by the Due Process Clause? ___ 9 th Amendment ____________ What amendment protects rights not listed in the Constitution? ___ Alexis de Tocqueville _______ Who said that it was not until he went into the churches that he came to understand the genius and the power of this country? Name the two 1 st Amendment clauses that set out the guarantees of religious freedom. 1)__ Establishment Clause _________________ 2)__ Free Exercise Clause _________________ _ Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom _ What was the immediate basis for the 1 st Amendment?
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