Study guide PS 1113 - TEST 2
Study guide PS 1113 - TEST 2 PS 1113
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Study guide TEST 2: Chapter 4 and 5 1. According to the clear and present danger test, expression may be restricted if: Evidence exists that such expression would cause a condition that would endanger the public 2. Slander is: the public uttering of a statement that holds a person up for contempt, ridicule, or 3. Libel is: defamation in writing 4. The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution: prohibited slavery and involuntary servitude 5. The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution stipulates that no state shall deprive individuals of the privileges enjoyed by citizens of the US 6. In 1896, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, that: separation of the races is not a violation of the Constitution 7. In the case of Brown v. Bo ard of Education of Topeka(1954): public school segregation of races violates the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment 8. De facto segregation means: racial segregation because of previous conditions, not because of deliberate intentions 9. Martin Luther King’s philosophy of nonviolent civil disobedience was influenced by: Mahatma Gandhi 10. Affirmative action can be defined as: remedial steps taken to improve work opportunities of women and racial and ethnic minorities 11. In the Bakke case, the Supreme Court held that: racial quotas cannot be the sole criterion for admission to a public institution 12. One of the major provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was: the elimination of discriminatory voter registration tests 13. Prior restraint: restraining an activity before that activity has actually occurred 14. Gag orders have been used to: restrict the publication of news about a trial in progress 15. A poll tax was used to: prevent African Americans from voting 16. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: required physical access to public buildings 17. Civil rights represent: something the government must do, such as guaranteeing a privilege 18. The Miller v California case created a list of requirements that apply to: obscenity 19. The free exercise clause in the first Amendment does not prevent the government from curtailing religious practices that : work against public policy and the public welfare 20. Before material can be considered obscene, the work: taken as a whole must appeal to a prurient interest in sex 21. The burning of the American flag in a peaceful protest is an example of: a protected action under the symbolic speech concept 22. The Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution: allowed males of all races the opportunity to vote 23. The civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King Jr. was based on the philosophy of: nonviolent civil disobedience 24. The grandfather clause was used in the South to deny African Americans the right to vote 25. Sexual harassment discrimination refers to: harassment on the basis of sex, such as unwanted physical of verbal conduct
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