Quiz Me! - Documents and Supreme Court Cases Here you can review many of the most importantoriginal historical documents in American history. 1 / 10 The authority of the Congress to establish a Bank of the United States is derived from which U. S. Supreme Court decision? U. S. v. Morrison Gibbons v. Ogden McCulloch v. Maryland Wickard v. Filburn 2 / 10 What allowed individuals to claim 160 acres of non-occupied land by paying a nominal fee and living on the land for 5 years? Homestead Act Omaha Platform Kansas-Nebraska Act Missouri Compromise 3 / 10 Why was the Albany Plan of Union rejected by the colonies? The colonies wanted to declare their independence from England first. The colonies were loyal to the king. The colonies did not want their own power limited. The colonies wanted to wait and see how the French and Indian War went. 4 / 10 In Tinker v. Des Moines School Board, the Supreme Court ruled that: Public school students have a 1st Amendment right of free speech. The 1st Amendment Right of Free Speech does not apply to Elementary, Middle or High School students Students do not have protest rights on a public campus Students must obtain permission from school officials to organize protests 5 / 10 What does George Washington mean by the “Invisible Hand” he references in his First Inaugural Address? As president he is able to control the government. Providence is guiding the nation’s first steps. England is still trying to control the United States. The citizens of the US are controlling the government. 6 / 10 Which Supreme Court decision applied the Exclusionary Doctrine to the states? Griswold v. Connecticut Mapp v. Ohio Miranda v. Arizona Gideon v. Wainwright 7 / 10 JFK’s Inaugural Address was heavily influenced by what political situation? The Environmental Movement The Cold War The domestic economic challenge The Civil Rights Movement 8 / 10 The Bakke decision held that: Universities could establish admissions quotas based on race/ethnicity for the purpose of righting past wrongs against racial and ethnic minorities. Race/ethnicity could be considered as one of several admissions criteria. Under no circumstances could universities consider race/ethnicity as an admission criterion. Universities could not require non-minorities to make higher scores on admissions examinations. 9 / 10 Why was Common Sense so influential for the American Revolution? Thomas Paine was a college professor who had all his students read and study the pamphlet. The pamphlet was translated into several languages and published throughout the world. It was printed in every newspaper in the colonies. It was written in plain language so that all colonists could understand it. 10 / 10 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the executive internment order, arguing the President possessed this governmental power during a time of “emergency and peril.” The author of the decision was one of the most liberal Justices in Court history. He was: William Douglas Earl Warren Felix Frankfurter Hugo Black Your score is Try another 10!