Questions: United States Constitution and Court Question Options

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Commercial speech, such as advertising, is restricted far more extensively than expressions of opinion on religious, political, or other matters. True False
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The Bill of Rights allows a group to hold a spontaneous demonstration anytime, anywhere, and anyway it chooses. True False
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In the case of Roe v. Wade (1973), the Supreme Court outlawed any state laws to restrict a woman's right to an abortion at any point in her pregnancy. True False
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In the decades since the Miranda decision, the Supreme Court has made no exceptions to its requirements. True False
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Slander refers to making spoken statements known to be false
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True False
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Nearly every successful amendment to the Constitution has been proposed by a national convention. True False
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The Constitution requires members of the electoral college to vote for the candidate preferred by their state's electorate. True False
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Amendments to the Constitution over the nation's history have expanded the American electorate by extending the right to vote to women, non-whites, and 18-year-olds, thus further democratizing our system of government. True False
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The war on terrorism has resulted in increased demands on the president. True False
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The United Nations is an example of a confederation. True False
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Most nations of the world have federal systems. True False
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Federalism is unique to the Western Hemisphere. True False
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The federal system in the United States centralizes our politics. True False
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The Tenth Amendment is sometimes called the supremacy clause, because it reinforces the power of the national government over the state governments. True False
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McCulloch v. Maryland was a victory for those advocating the states' rights position as supreme over the national government. True False
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In Gibbons v. Ogden, the Supreme Court ruled that
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