HST403: Unit 7 Review
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What are the rights that people gain as part of belonging to an organized government?
    answer choices
    Bill of Rights
    Civil Rights
    Natural Rights
    Human Rights
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the name of a law that makes something a crime after the fact? (Hint: This law is banned by the Constitution.)
    answer choices
    Law of Nations
    Ex Post Facto Laws
    Law of Attainder
    Habeas Corpus Law
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Why were many citizens concerned about the lack of a bill of rights in the original Constitution?
    answer choices
    They wanted to get rid of all restrictions on the rights of the people.
    If you list some rights, then those rights become more important than others.
    They feared governmental abuses of power that might restrict their freedoms.
    They were afraid that the new national government would abolish slavery.
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. What does substantive due process guarantee?
    answer choices
    The content and meaning of the law will be fair.
    The law will be applied fairly.
    Laws will apply to everyone, not just some people.
    All people born in the United States have all the rights of citizens.
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the process of using the Fourteenth Amendment to apply the Bill of Rights to the states called?
    answer choices
    Incorporation
    Rights Plus
    The Plus Process
    The Plus Doctrine
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following are First Amendment freedoms?
    answer choices
    the right to a trial by jury
    freedom from cruel and unusual punishments
    life, liberty, and property
    freedom of religion, speech, and assembly
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following examples shows a violation of someone's First Amendment rights?
    answer choices
    A criminal suspect is held in isolation for three days and then is beaten by police until she confesses.
    A religious group is told that its ritual practices violate federal drug control laws and that its members will be prosecuted if they participate in these rituals.
    A newspaper is forced to submit its stories to a government review board, which checks them for national security materials before allowing the newspaper to print them.
    Married women are denied access to birth control information.
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. What does the religion clause of the First Amendment actually say?
    answer choices
    In order to preserve morality and good order, all communities shall provide "public, Protestant, teachers of piety, religion, and morality."
    "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof."
    The Constitution erects "a wall of separation between church and state."
    "Nor shall any religious test be required for any office of faith or trust under the federal government."
  • Question 9
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    Q. What was one reason why the equal rights amendment failed?
    answer choices
    Fewer women wanted to enter the workforce by the 1970s.
    Only seven states ratified the amendment in the allotted time.
    Many people feared potential unintended effects of the amendment because it was vaguely worded.
    None of the above are reasons for the amendment's failure.
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is the reasonableness standard?
    answer choices
    the strictest test by which a law may be evaluated
    the standard that allows a law to stand if it relates to a legitimate government interest
    the standard used to restrict the rights of African Americans
    an example of a Jim Crow law
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