Unit 6 - Civil Rights & Liberties

6. Civil Rights & Liberties 5-15% of test

About 10% of the AP exam will cover material from Unit 6

Practice Test Question

_____ 6. Selective incorporation refers to which of the following?

A.   The right to of dual citizens to choose citizenship at age 18

B.    The Supreme Court ruling that states must not violate the first Amendment

C.    The ability to ignore the exclusionary rule in grand jury indictments

D.   The right of a law officer to enter a burning house without a search warrant 

E.    The Supreme Court ruling striking down quotas in affirmative action

Unit Practice

List what you consider the five most important Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Supreme Court Cases Rulings along with an explanation of the importance of each ruling.

Silly Analogy

If the state of civil rights and civil liberties under the current presidential administration were an athlete or sports team, explain who it would be.