17. The leading interest group opponent of the death penalty in the 1960s was theA. National Association for the Advancement of Colored Persons (NAACP).B. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).C. National Organization of Women (NOW).D. Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC. .18. In 1976, the Supreme Court ruled that the death penalty was constitutional in the case19. The right to privacy stems from the idea that some areas of life are off limits togovernmental regulation and is inferred from constitutional rights
20. The case Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) involved the issue of21. A state program loans science textbooks to religious schools. A taxpayer sues, claiming the state is helping to establish religion. Based on precedent, the court would most likely decide thatA. the loan is unconstitutional and must be revoked.B. the state had a secular purpose, and the benefit was to the students, not the religious institution.C. the state action is legal only if the books give equal treatment to evolution and creationism.D. there are no precedents for this sort of case.22. How many amendments were originally proposed for the Constitution?23. What was one of the first cases which applied the Bill of Rights to the States?
24. The Sedition Act of 1789 is about:25. What was a feature of the "Incorporation Doctrine"?A. That the Bill of Rights should be incorporated into the Constitution.B. That the Bill of Rights main Doctrine (or teaching) was to incorporate civil liberties into the Constitution.C. That the Bill of Rights should extend to the States.D. None of the above
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- Government, Supreme Court of the United States, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, d., c.