Opponents of the Constitution demanded inclusion of the Bill of Rights because they feared abuse of power by
The following constitutional amendment, which prevents members of Congress from voting themselves immediate pay increases, was submitted to the states in 1789, but was not ratified until 1992:
The following is the best description of the coercive federalism model:
Which metaphor best describes dual federalism?
The "necessary and proper" clause of Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution is an example of a(n) "____ clause."
When the Bill of Rights was first ratified, it placed restrictions on
In order for public figures and public officials to sue and win for libel, the burden is on them to demonstrate
not all Voice over Internet Protocols are encrypted and the telecom keys need to be given to the NSA.
Skype does not handle its own traffic and cannot give access to the NSA of a suspect’s calls or codes.
Brown v. Board of Education came to the U.S. Supreme Court through the efforts of
Linda Brown of Topeka, Kansas, became famous in the case that ultimately struck down
The strategy of civil disobedience advocated by Martin Luther King, Jr., consisted of
-requires federal oversight of voting registration in predominantly black southern counties.
-prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, or sex in places of public accommodation.
-permits busing to achieve racial balance in schools.
-prohibits sex discrimination in federally aided education programs.
none of these choices.
-equal access to public accommodations regardless of race, religion, or national origin. -equal employment opportunities, regardless of race. -elimination of the poll tax as a requirement for voting. -withholding federal grants-in-aid from state programs that discriminated on the basis of race.
-equal access to public accommodations regardless of race, religion, or national origin.
-equal employment opportunities, regardless of race.
-elimination of the poll tax as a requirement for voting.
-withholding federal grants-in-aid from state programs that discriminated on the basis of race.
What was the rationale of those who passed protectionist laws against female employment?
-guarantees people with disabilities access to employment and transportation.
-covers people with AIDS, recovering alcoholics, and drug abusers.
-guarantees people with disabilities access to public accommodations and communications services.
What is the major rationale for affirmative action?
none of these choices.
-All hiring and promotion should result from objective tests and measures of job performance.
-To achieve racial equality, removing only de jure segregation is necessary.
-Racial criteria should never be used in school admission or employment decisions.
-Special consideration for racial minorities is necessary to overcome the effects of centuries of racial discrimination.