Unit 2 Study Guide by shitingting

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									                                                    AP Government
                                        Unit 2: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
                                                      Study Guide

Overview
       Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (5-15%)
             Role of the courts in development civil liberties and civil rights
             Knowledge of civil rights and civil liberties legislation
             Substantial understanding of related court cases
             Impact of 14th Amendment on implementation of civil rights and liberties

Guiding questions
   1. How has the 14th Amendment and the doctrine of selective incorporation been used to extend protection of civil rights and
       liberties?
   2. How has the Supreme Court interpretation of the Constitution and its amendments impacted civil rights and civil liberties?
   3. What key Supreme Court cases shaped the civil rights and liberties movement?
   4. How have these court cases influenced American society and politics?
   5. Assess the strengths and weaknesses of Supreme Court decisions as tools of social change.

Vocabulary                                                                28.   Lemon v. Kurtzman
   1. civil liberties                                                     29.   Oregon v. Smith
   2. civil rights                                                        30.   Reynolds v. U.S.
   3. selective incorporation                                             31.   Schenck v. U.S.
   4. establishment clause                                                32.   New York Times v. Sullivan
   5. free exercise clause                                                33.   Roth v. U.S.
   6. clear and present danger test                                       34.   Miller v. California
   7. writ of habeas corpus                                               35.   Near v. Minnesota
   8. bill of attainder                                                   36.   Miranda v. Arizona
   9. ex post facto law                                                   37.   Texas v. Johnson
   10. exclusionary rule                                                  38.   Gideon v. Wainwright
   11. Miranda warnings                                                   39.   Tinker v. Des Moines
   12. strict scrutiny                                                    40.   Weeks v. U.S.
   13. affirmative action                                                 41.   Mapp v. Ohio
   14. prior restraint                                                    42.   Griswold v. Connecticut
   15. libel                                                              43.   Dred Scott v. Sandford
   16. symbolic speech                                                    44.   Plessy v. Ferguson
   17. commercial speech                                                  45.   Brown v. Board of Education
   18. probable cause                                                     46.   Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
   19. search warrant                                                     47.   Grutter v. Bollinger
   20. self-incrimination                                                 48.   Roe v. Wade
   21. plea bargain                                                       49.   Webster v. Reproductive Health Services
   22. cruel and unusual punishment                                       50.   Planned Parenthood v. Casey
   23. equal protection                                                   51.   Civil Rights Act of 1964
   24. comparable worth                                                   52.   Voting Rights Act of 1965
Government actions                                                        53.   Fourteenth Amendment
   25. Gitlow v. New York                                                 54.   Nineteenth Amendment
   26. Barron v. Baltimore                                                55.   Equal Rights Amendment
   27. Engel v. Vitale                                                    56.   Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Readings from textbook Chapters 1-3
       9/12 – pages 94-109                                                      9/18 – pages 151-163
       9/13 – pages 109-120                                                     9/19 – pages 163-169
       9/14 – pages 120-132                                                     9/20 – No assigned reading/Study!
       9/17 – pages 136-151                                                     9/21 – Tentative test date

                This unit corresponds to pages 127-146 in the study guide. You will also want to review the sections on
                 vocabulary and significant Supreme Court cases.

								
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