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EOC-RG: Section 3 - Civil Rights & Civil Liberties

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  • Q1
    What are civil liberties?
    No laws establishing religion nor the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech; freedom of the press; the right to peaceably assemble; the right to petition the Government for redress of grievances.
    The guarantees of the safety of persons, opinions, and property from arbitrary acts of government, including freedom of speech and religion. (Think items in the Bill of Rights)
    The second part of the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom, which guarantees to each person the right to believe what he or she chooses to believe in matters of religion.
    Separates church and state.
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the Bill of Rights?
    No laws establishing religion nor the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech; freedom of the press; the right to peaceably assemble; the right to petition the Government for redress of grievances.
    The first ten amendments to the Constitution. (this is what the Anti-Federalists demanded before they would approve the Constitution to be the law of the land)
    Separates church and state.
    The second part of the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom, which guarantees to each person the right to believe what he or she chooses to believe in matters of religion.
    30s
  • Q3
    What rights are protected in the First Amendment?
    Libel: false and malicious use of printed words. (Pg 546) Slander: false and malicious use of spoken words. (Pg 547)
    Established in Schenk v. United States, this test allows the government to restrict certain types of speech deemed dangerous. For example, people cannot yell “fire” in a theater simply to cause panic for the fun of it.
    the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed.
    No laws establishing religion nor the free excercise of religion; freedom of speech; freedom of the press; the right to peacably assemble, the right to petition the Government for redress of greivances.
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the Establishment Clause?
    The Right to Keep and Bare Arms.
    it separates Church from State
    A court order authorizing, or make legal, some official action, such as a search warrant or an arrest warrant.
    the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed.
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the Free Exercise Clause?
    The second part of the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom, which guarantees to each person the right to believe what he or she chooses to believe in matters of religion.
    Also known as freedom of speech. Includes freedom of the press. The right to say what one wants through any form of communication and media, with the only limitation being to cause another harm in character or reputation by lying or misleading words.
    the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed.
    Established in Schenk v. United States, this test allows the government to restrict certain types of speech deemed dangerous. For example, people cannot yell “fire” in a theater simply to cause panic for the fun of it.
    30s
  • Q6
    What is freedom of expression?
    the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed.
    false and malicious use of printed words.
    Also known as freedom of speech. It includes freedom of the press. The right to say what one wants through any form of communication and media, with the only limitation being you may NOT cause another harm in character or reputation by lying or misleading words.
    Established in Schenk v. United States, this test allows the government to restrict certain types of speech deemed dangerous. For example, people cannot yell “fire” in a theater simply to cause panic for the fun of it.
    30s
  • Q7
    Define the following: Clear and Present Danger
    A court order authorizing, or make legal, some official action, such as a search warrant or an arrest warrant.
    Reasonable grounds, a reasonable suspicion of a crime.
    Established in Shenk v. United States, this test allows the government to restrict certain types of speech deemed dangerous. For example, people cannot yell "fire" in a theater simply to cause panic for the fun of it.
    means the government must act fairly and in accord with established rules in all that it does.
    30s
  • Q8
    Define the following: Libel
    Established in Schenk v. United States, this test allows the government to restrict certain types of speech deemed dangerous. For example, people cannot yell “fire” in a theater simply to cause panic for the fun of it
    the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed
    false and malicious use of printed words
    false and malicious use of spoken words
    30s
  • Q9
    Define the following: Slander
    Established in Schenk v. United States, this test allows the government to restrict certain types of speech deemed dangerous. For example, people cannot yell “fire” in a theater simply to cause panic for the fun of it.
    The power of a government to take private property for public use.
    false and malicious use of spoken words
    false and malicious use of printed words
    30s
  • Q10
    Define the following: Prior Restraint
    Established in Schenk v. United States, this test allows the government to restrict certain types of speech deemed dangerous. For example, people cannot yell “fire” in a theater simply to cause panic for the fun of it.
    false and malicious use of printed words
    the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed
    false and malicious use of spoken words
    30s
  • Q11
    What does the Second Amendment protect?
    ? The power of a government to take private property for public use.
    The Right to Keep and Bare Arms.
    A term used for those positive acts of government that seek to make constitutional guarantees a reality for all people, e.g., prohibitions of discrimination.
    Outlawed slavery, and involuntary servitude except as punishment for a crime.
    30s
  • Q12
    Answer the following related to the Fourth Amendment: What is a warrant?
    Reasonable grounds, a reasonable suspicion of a crime.
    false and malicious use of printed words.
    A court order authorizing, or make legal, some official action, such as a search warrant or an arrest warrant.
    the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed.
    30s
  • Q13
    Answer the following related to the Fourth Amendment: What is probable cause?
    false and malicious use of printed words.
    false and malicious use of spoken words.
    A court order authorizing, or make legal, some official action, such as a search warrant or an arrest warrant.
    Reasonable grounds, a reasonable suspicion of a crime.
    30s
  • Q14
    Answer the following related to the Fourth Amendment: How is New Jersey v. T.L.O related to warrants and probable cause?
    A court order authorizing, or make legal, some official action, such as a search warrant or an arrest warrant.
    A New Jersey high school Principal suspected a student was using drugs, so the Principal searched the student’s purse and found drugs. The student argued in Court that the evidence was obtained by an unreasonable search without a warrant. The Supreme Court lowered the threshold for searching students from the higher standard of “probable cause” to the lower standard of “reasonable suspicion”.
    is part of the 14th amendment which guarantees that no state can deny basic rights to its people.
    Reasonable grounds, a reasonable suspicion of a crime.
    30s
  • Q15
    Answer the following related to the Fifth Amendment: What is due process?
    The power of a government to take private property for public use.
    Due Process means the government must act fairly and in accord with established rules in all that it does. The Due Process Clause is part of the 14th amendment which guarantees that no state can deny basic rights to its people.
    Part of the 5th Amendment which says that no person can be put in jeopardy of life or limb twice. Once a person has been tried for a crime, he or she cannot be tried again for the same crime.
    A term used for those positive acts of government that seek to make constitutional guarantees a reality for all people, e.g., prohibitions of discrimination.
    30s

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