Quiz Me! - Documents/Cases: Contemporary America Test your knowledge about documents and Supreme Court cases in the Contemporary America era! 1 / 10 What does the USA Patriot Act stand for? United States of American Protecting and Treating Real Intelligence and Conservation of Territory. United States of America Providing Against Terror Repealing Ignorance and Overthrowing Tyranny. Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism. Uniting Self and Presidents always to require intelligence over terror. 2 / 10 Shaw v. Reno addressed what subject matter? Gender discrimination Racially biased court trials Race-based redistricting Racial segregation in public schools 3 / 10 What does the Exclusionary Doctrine require? A person must be informed of their rights when arrested. The 4th Amendment does not restrict electronic surveillance. 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. 4 / 10 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission held that: Campaign finance restrictions violated the Free Speech rights only of individuals Free speech refers only to speech and not financial contributions. Campaign finance restrictions applied only to national elections. Corporations had 1st Amendment Free Speech rights and could not be restricted 5 / 10 The legal concept of “privilege” recognizes that some conversations are confidential and privileged, and, therefore, cannot be compelled to be divulged. President Richard Nixon asserted what kind of privilege in U. S. v. Nixon? National Privilege White House Privilege Presidential Privilege Executive Privilege 6 / 10 Under the Clean Air Act of 1970 who has the primary responsibility to create actions for cleaner air? The Federal government The state and federal governments Local and state governments Local and Federal governments 7 / 10 Which right in the Bill of Rights did Gideon v. Wainwright apply to the states through the incorporation process? The 5th Amendment Protection against Self-Incrimination The 6th Amendment Right to Confront Witnesses The 6th Amendment Right to Counsel The 6th Amendment Right to a Speedy & Public Trial 8 / 10 The Bakke decision addressed what legal issue? Affirmative Action programs University class size restrictions University faculty testing standards University academic requirements 9 / 10 How was the money spent under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act? Repair homes and businesses destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Convert federal buildings to high performance green buildings. Stop the foreclosures of millions of homes across the United States. Built new neighborhoods expanding suburban areas. 10 / 10 New York Times v. U. S. is more popularly known by what name? The “Pentagon Papers” case The “Daniel Ellsberg” case The Free Press v. National Security case. The National Security case Your score is Try another 10!