Quiz Me! - Documents and Supreme Court Cases

Here you can review many of the most important
original historical documents in American history

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Where did Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaim, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.’”

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Miranda v. Arizona is one of the best known (and most controversial) criminal procedure Supreme Court decisions in history. The decision requires the police to inform an individual taken into custody to be informed of which rights and consequences?

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The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 did all of the following except?

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In Hernandez v. Texas, why did the lower court rule that Pete Hernandez was not being discriminated against? (The Supreme Court later agreed to review this decision and struck it down.)

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Who wrote the Second Treatise of Civil Government in 1690?

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The New York Times advertisement in the Sullivan case referred to what specific movement then ongoing in the South?

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What does the USA Patriot Act stand for?

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Who is the author of the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail?”

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What document declared slaves in rebelling states to be “forever free”?

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What does it mean to “establish laws for the general good of the colony”?

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