gov test 2

What does the Establishment Clause in the 1st Amendment mean

No required religion

What does the Free Exercise Clause in the 1st Amendment mean

No interfering with religious practices

What is symbolic speech

Expresses Opinions through Actions or Symbols

Give an example of symbolic Speech

Burn an American Flag

What is Slander

Spoken Word

What is Libel

Written Word

What is prior restraint

censoring work before its published

When can prior restraint be used

during national emergencies

What are the limits of the 1st amendment

When it interferes with the 6th amendment

Tinker v. Des Moines

Freedom of Speech in School

Engle v. Vitale

No forced religion in School

Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier

Free Writing in School

Texas v. Johnson

You can burn American Flags

What were the Jim Crow Laws

Seperation based on Race

What is Desegregation

Eliminate segregation

What is Integration

Bringing a group into society

What was the significance of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

No refusal of service

What was the significance of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

everyone can vote

What did the Equal Pay Act of 1963 say

Men and women get paid the same

What was the goal of the 14th Amendment

Make everyone equal

Explain the concept of Affirmative Action

Makes employers look back on history

What are the arguments for Affirmative Action

They say its discrimination against majorities

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act

Disabled people must get service