7.07 First Amendment

Which of the following are First Amendment freedoms?freedom of religion, speech, and assembly
Which example shows a violation of someone’s First Amendment rights?A college fraternity composed of close friends who share living quarters is forced to admit women
What does the religion clause of the First Amendment actually say?“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof”
What are the names of the two distinct religion clauses found in the First Amendment?The establishment clause and the free exercise clause
What are “fighting words”?Words that would provoke a reasonable person to commit an immediate act of violence
What is symbolic speech?using nonverbal means to convey meaning, especially political meaning
What is defamation?knowingly and falsely harming another person’s reputation
What Supreme Court case banned prior restraints?Near v. Minnesota
What is freedom of assembly?the right to peacefully gather in groups
What is the First Amendment to lobby for laws and policies that affect them called?freedom of petition
The First Amendment protects many freedoms, including which of the folllowing?freesom of speech, press, ad petition
Which is an example shows a violation of someone’s First Amendment right?A state demands that an organization turn over its complete membership records
What is the current definition of seditious speech?speech that has an obvious and immediate danger of creating unrest or violence
If students wore black sweatshirts to protest war, what sort of free speech would they be exercising?symbolic speech
What is prior restraint?When the media is prevented from publishing or is forced to clear information with the government before publishing
What did the supreme court rule in the case Near v. Minnesota?A state could not punish a newspaper by forcing it to stop publication
Which of the following groups would not be allowed to form under the terms of the First Amendment freedom of assembly?militias
Which of the following does the freedom to petition allow?Individuals, groups of citizens, and corporation can lobby for laws and policies that favor their causes
The First Amendment freedom of religion is governed by two distinct clauses. What are they called?the free exercise clause and the establishment clause
Which of the following examples of speech would be restricted?using an obscenity as part of a personal argument
Why has the Supreme Court repeatedly ruled that flag burning is a protected form of political protest?“Government may not prohibit the expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea itself offensive”
What is a shield law?When journalists are protected from turning over the identities of their sources
What does the First Amendment give groups of people the right to do?assemble peaceably
Which of the following is a use of the freedom to petition?all of the above