The case of Marbury v. Madison is an example of judicial activism because the Supreme Court
A. interpreted the Constitution to declare an act of the president unconstitutional.
B. ignored the Constitution to declare an act of Congress legal.
C. established a constitutional precedent for the president to overrule Congress.
D. declared it had the right to rule acts of Congress unconstitutional
C. established a constitutional precedent for the president to overrule CongressAuto answered|Score .92|cimrie|Points 1569|User:
In Schenck v. United States, the Supreme Court had to decide whether Schenck was protected by the First Amendment in speaking out against the draft during World War I. The Supreme Court ruled against Schenck, arguing that he was not protected because
A. his actions proved that he was a spy for Germany.
B. his actions were harmful to the Allies' military victory.
C. his actions risked the welfare of the nation during wartime.
D. his actions were seen as fraud against the wartime government
C. his actions risked the welfare of the nation during wartimeAuto answered|Score 1|cimrie|Points 1569|User:
“Prior to any questioning, the person must be warned that he has a right to remain silent, that any statement he does make may be used as evidence against him, and that he has a right to the presence of an attorney, either retained or appointed.”
–Chief Justice Earl Warren, 1966
Based on the quotation above from Miranda v. Arizona, it can be concluded that the Supreme Court decided to protect
A. the First Amendment right to free speech.
B. the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
C. the Fourth Amendment right against illegal search.
D. the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination
A. the First Amendment right to free speech.Auto answered|Score 1|OneRepublic|Points 665|User:
How does a political party officially define its core values before a presidential election?
A. The party leaders dictate the annual report.
B. The party members vote on the party handbook.
C. The national delegates vote on the party platform.
D. The presidential nominee writes the party press release.
Usually a political party officially defines its core values C. The national delegates vote on the party platform.Auto answered|Score 1|sipichapie|Points 4722|User:
What is the name of the voting process that decides a political party's candidate for president?
A. an off-year election
B. a primary election
C. a general election
D. a midterm election
B. a primary election.Auto answered|Score .6|pathwise|Points 1257|User:
Third parties have helped to bring many significant issues to the public's attention. How has this affected the two major U.S. political parties?
A. by keeping them from gaining a majority in state legislatures
B. by allowing them to focus on more mainstream domestic problems
C. by forcing them to address important concerns to attract more voters
D. by encouraging them to choose the most qualified candidates for office
C. By forcing them to address important concerns to attract more voters.Auto answered|Score 1|MrG|Points 1969|User:
The differences between Hamilton and Jefferson described above eventually led to
A. the expansion of the slave trade in the eastern United States.
B. the creation of a wealthy ruling aristocracy in the United States.
C. the development of the two-party political system in the United States.
D. the participation of third parties in the election process of the United States.
C. the development of the two-party political system in the United States.Auto answered|Score .6|Narkotiq|Points 322|User:
The graph below outlines the political parties that past U.S. presidents represented when they were elected. Based on the graph, what can be concluded about the influence of a two-party system on presidential elections?
A. The two-party system has had little impact.
B. The two-party system has eliminated third parties.
C. The two-party system has become a strong tradition.
D. The two-party system has led to an unconstitutional process.
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