Quiz Me! - Era: Contemporary America Test your knowledge about the Contemporary America era. 1 / 10 Kelo v. New London held that: The 5th Amendment’s Takings Clause did not apply to the case. The Takings Clause could not be used to benefit private corporations. The 5th Amendment’s reference to “public use” in the Takings Clause must be defined literally. The 5th Amendment’s reference to “public use” in the Takings Clause could be interpreted to mean “public benefit.” 2 / 10 Who was responsible for founding the Republican National Coalition for Life and advocated for its ideas as a plank in the Republican platform? Condoleezza Rice Liz Cheney Nancy Regan Phyllis Schlafly 3 / 10 Obergefell v. Hodges relied on what two constitutional provisions to decide the case? The 9th Amendment right to privacy & the 5th Amendment Due Process clause. The 9th Amendment right to privacy & the 14th Amendment Equal Protection Clause. The Article 1 Commerce clause & the 5th Amendment Due Process clause. The Due Process and Equal Protection clauses of the 14th Amendment. 4 / 10 What were the two main issues before the Court in Obergefell v. Hodges? The legitimacy of polygamy and the requirement that all states recognize such marriages performed in other states. The legitimacy of same sex and the requirement that all states recognize such marriages performed in other states. The legitimacy of marriages performed in other countries and the requirement that all states recognize such marriages. The legitimacy of interracial marriage and the requirement that all states recognize such marriages performed in other states. 5 / 10 Which section of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 made it easier to enter the U.S.? The Immigration Marriage Program The Temporary Resident Program The Work Visa Program Visa Waiver Pilot Program 6 / 10 How did the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 change the population of the United States? There was an increase in the number of Western European immigrants. In the three decades that followed over 18 million immigrants legally came to the U.S. The only immigrants coming to the U.S. were refugees. A majority of the immigrants were family members of American citizens. 7 / 10 Kelo v. New London addressed the application of what constitutional provision? The 14th Amendment’s Privileges & Immunities Clause The 5th Amendment’s Takings Clause The 5th Amendment’s Due Process Clause The 14th Amendment’s Due Process Clause 8 / 10 What does the Exclusionary Doctrine require? A person must be informed of their rights when arrested. A person is entitled to counsel when charged with a crime. Evidence seized in violation of the 4th Amendment’s prohibition of unreasonable searches and seizures is inadmissible in a trial. The 4th Amendment does not restrict electronic surveillance. 9 / 10 Why was the Medicare and Medicaid Act of 1965 necessary in the United States? Doctors and hospitals refused to treat anyone who did not have healthcare. There was no previous assistance to the older population for healthcare. Too many people were not able to afford healthcare in the U.S. It was needed to replace the outdated healthcare system. 10 / 10 What was the historical significance of U. S. v. Lopez? It was the first Supreme Court decision w/a Latino title. It rejected the 2nd Amendment It was the first time in over a half-century the Court rejected a Congressional Act based on the Commerce clause. It was the first case involving gun rights in public education. Your score is Try another 10!