US History & Government - June 2010

46 The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, led the federal government to create the

(1) Environmental Protection Agency
(2) Department of Homeland Security
(3) Central Intelligence Agency
(4) Federal Bureau of Investigation

47 In which case did the United States Supreme Court rule that segregated public facilities were
constitutional?

(1) Worcester v. Georgia
(2) Plessy v. Ferguson
(3) Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
(4) Miranda v. Arizona

48 The Supreme Court decision in Schenck v.United States (1919) and the USA Patriot Act of
2001 both dealt with the power of the federal government to

(1) suspend the writ of habeas corpus
(2) restrict freedom of religion
(3) deny civil rights to those who lack citizenship
(4) limit civil liberties for reasons of national security

49 President Jimmy Carter’s decision to criticize South Africa’s apartheid policy and President Bill
Clinton’s decision to send troops to Bosnia were both responses to

(1) human rights abuses
(2) civil wars
(3) immigration policies
(4) trade agreement violations

50 The Supreme Court rulings in Roe v. Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern
Pennsylvania, et al. v. Casey (1992) are similar in that both cases dealt with a woman’s right to

(1) privacy
(2) medical insurance
(3) equal pay for equal work
(4) participate in school sports

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