Difficulty 1 Easy Topic The Fifth Amendment Learning Identify

Difficulty 1 easy topic the fifth amendment learning

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Difficulty: 1 Easy Topic: The Fifth Amendment Learning Objective: 05-06 Identify and explain four protections provided by the Fifth Amendment. Bloom’s: Remember AACSB: Knowledge Application Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation 12) The Eighth Amendment ensures that people in the United States who are accused of a crime will not be subject to excessive bail.
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Answer: TRUE Explanation: The Eighth Amendment mandates that people accused or convicted of crimes are not to be subject to excessive bail. Difficulty: 1 Easy Topic: The Eighth Amendment Learning Objective: 05-07 Provide examples of cases that are addressed by the Eighth Amendment. Bloom’s: Remember AACSB: Knowledge Application Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation 13) The Eighth Amendment prevents the government from imposing an unjustly harsh fine on a person convicted of a crime. Answer: TRUE Explanation: The Eighth Amendment prevents the government from imposing an unjustly harsh fine on a person convicted of a crime. Difficulty: 1 Easy Topic: The Eighth Amendment Learning Objective: 05-07 Provide examples of cases that are addressed by the Eighth Amendment. Bloom’s: Remember AACSB: Knowledge Application Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation 14) The Fourteenth Amendment, which guarantees due process and equal protection to all citizens, applies to actions of all state governments.
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Answer: TRUE Explanation: The Fourteenth Amendment reads, in part, as follows: “No State shall . . . deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.” Thus, the Fourteenth Amendment applies directly to the 50 states. Difficulty: 1 Easy Topic: The Fourteenth Amendment Learning Objective: 05-08 Explain the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment. Bloom’s: Remember AACSB: Knowledge Application Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation 15) Under the Fourteenth Amendment, if a state law discriminates on the basis of race or national origin, or if the law infringes on a fundamental constitutional right, the state must show that the law passes the rational basis test. Answer: FALSE Explanation: Under the Fourteenth Amendment, if a state law discriminates on the basis of race or national origin, or if the law infringes on a fundamental constitutional right, the state must show that the law passes the strict scrutiny test. Difficulty: 1 Easy Topic: The Fourteenth Amendment Learning Objective: 05-08 Explain the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment. Bloom’s: Remember AACSB: Knowledge Application Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
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16) The rational basis test is a standard that courts use to measure whether a legislature had a compelling interest for enacting a particular statute that infringes on an individual’s rights. Answer: FALSE Explanation: The strict scrutiny test is a standard that measures whether the state legislature had a compelling interest for enacting a particular statute.
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