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Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because (Points : 1) A)
the original intent of the framers was to defer to the will of legislative bodies. B)we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment to end segregation. C) it was only intended to protect the rights of newly freed slaves and not address issues of school segregation. D) originalism is contrary to activism.
Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment [ to end segregation. ]
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User: Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because (Points : 1) A) the original intent of the framers was to defer to the will of legislative bodies. B)we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment to end segregation. C) it was only intended to protect the rights of newly freed slaves and not address issues of school segregation. D) originalism is contrary to activism.

Weegy: Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment [ to end segregation. ]
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User: Affirmative action is about (Points : 1) A)making financial amends for slavery. B)achieving a color blind society in America. C)moving the Civil Rights Movement into its next phase by promoting equal opportunity. 4)enrolling more minorities than whites in universities.

Weegy: C)moving the Civil Rights Movement into its next phase by promoting equal opportunity.
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User: In Texas v. Johnson, the Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag was constitutionally protected speech because (Points : 1) A) burning the flag did not present a clear and present danger. B) the First Amendment is absolute and unlimited. C) it is symbolic speech protected by the First Amendment. D) most people no longer salute the flag.

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The purpose of civil liberties is to (Points : 1) A) establish the rights of some individuals over others. B)guarantee freedom of religion. C)protect individual rights so that democracy can function properly. D)ensure governmental accountability to the people.
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