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   Plessy v.
Fergusson and Amendments          Branches   Vocabulary   Who is   Major 2010
Brown v. Board                                            that?!    Events
 of Education



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     This man was the victorious lead
     attorney in a U.S. Supreme Court
     case against school segregation
                  in 1954.
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               Who is Thurgood Marshall?




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     Brown vs. Board of Education of
     Topeka was a case that came out
              of this state.
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                               What is Kansas?




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          “On June 7, 1882, 30-year-old
           Homer Plessy was jailed for
          sitting in the „White‟ car of” a
               railroad in this state.
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                           What is Louisiana?




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            This decision in this U.S.
          Supreme Court case “set the
            precedent that „separate‟
         facilities for blacks and whites
         were constitutional as long as
                 they were „equal.‟”
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            What is Plessy V. Ferguson?




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               This former governor of
             California was named Chief
           Justice right before the decision
           was made in the case of Brown v.
            Board of Education of Topeka
            (1954). Many credit him for
           getting the Court to come to an
                 anonymous decision.
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                           Who is Earl Warren?




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           This Amendment grants
         Americans freedom of speech.
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         What is the First Amendment?




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    This is the name given to the first
         ten Amendments of the
               Constitution.
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                  What is the Bill of Rights?




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     This Amendment grants people
    “equal protection of the laws.” It
    was used by the Supreme Court
      when making its decision in
     Brown v. Board of Education of
                Topeka.
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                     What is the Fourteenth
                        Amendment?




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     This amendment grants people
    “protection against unreasonable
       search and seizure.” It often
    requires law enforcement to have
         a search warrant before
     searching a suspects property.
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      What is the Fourth Amendment?




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      The Third Amendment prevents
       citizens from being forced to
       quarter troops in their homes.
     This British act of law during the
      Revolutionary War inspired it to
     be added to the U.S. Constitution.
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             What is the Quartering Act?




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      This position is the one in control
          of the Executive Branch.
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        What is President (of the United
                    States?




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      The Executive can veto a bill that
      comes from this branch. A veto
       can be overridden with a two-
              thirds majority.
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       What is the Legislative Branch?




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       This is the branch of government
       that would begin and oversee the
         impeachment of the president.
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       What is the Legislative Branch?




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     This is the name of the process
   that the U.S. Supreme Court uses
    to review the Constitutionality of
                   laws.
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                  What is Judicial Review?




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           This branch of government
          nominates federal judges, and
           this branch confirms them.
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              What are the Executive and
               Legislative Branches?




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        Under this “system of limited
        government . . . people are the
       ultimate source of governmental
                power” (218).
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                    What is republicanism?




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      Under this system, “the power to
      govern is shared between the national
      government and the states” (219).
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                          What is federalism?




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   These are powers that “belong only
   to the federal government” (219).
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         What are enumerated powers?




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      These are what we call additions
          to the U.S. Constitution.
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                    What are amendments?




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          These are “powers shared by the
          state and federal governments”
                       (219).
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          What are concurrent powers?




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             This man is President of the
                   United States.
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                    Who is Barack Obama?




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           This man is newly elected to the
          position of Speaker of the House in
            the House of Representatives.
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                     Who is John Boehner?




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       This man is the Chief Justice of the
             U.S. Supreme Court
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                      Who is John Roberts?




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           This man is the Senate Majority
                       Leader.
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                           Who is Harry Reid?




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         This man is the newly elected
      Governor of Vermont. He is the head
        of Vermont’s executive branch.
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                     Who is Peter Shumlin?




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           President Obama ended major
             combat operations in this
                      country.
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                                    What is Iraq?




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        This region (named after a body
           of water) was in a state of
         emergency during and after a
                 major oil spill.
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           What is the Gulf of Mexico (or
                     The Gulf)?




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               Control of the House of
          Representatives was transferred
           to this political party after the
            November Election in 2010.
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         What is the Republican Party?




                                        Republican Party Logo




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      After her party lost majority
         control in the House of
    Representatives, this woman lost
    her job as Speaker of the House.
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                     Who is Nancy Pelosi?




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     In 2010 Vermont elected a new
      governor in a very close race.
       This man lost the race after
    serving Vermont for 8 years as its
          lieutenant governor.
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                       Who is Brian Dubie?




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                                 Judicial Branch
                              Do not answer in the form of a question.



                                                        Final
                                                       Jeopary
                                                       Question
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        DO NOT ANSWER IN THE FORM
              OF A QUESTION.
          Name one similarity and two
     differences in the U.S. Supreme Court
     Cases: Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v.
              Board of Education.

             Be prepared to defend your responses, if
                           necessary.
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