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1 The Players Vocabulary Plessey v. Ferguson Brown v. Board of Education Dred Scott v. Sandford

2 Question Who was the primary lawyer for the NAACP during the Brown v. Board of Education trial?

3 Answer Thurgood Marshal

4 Question What was the name of the slave who sued for his right to be free after being taken into free territory by his owner?

5 Answer Dred Scott

6 Question Who was the Chief Justice who pushed for a unanimous decision for the Brown v. Board of Education trial?

7 Answer Earl Warren

8 Question What was the name of the man who argued that segregation violated the Equal Protection clause of the Constitution?

9 Answer Homer Adolph Plessey

10 Question What was the name of Dred Scotts owner?

11 Answer John Emerson

12 Question What does the Doctrine of Separate But Equal state?

13 Answer That all factions of public life can be separate between Blacks and Whites as long as the facilities are of equal or greater value.

14 Question What is popular sovereignty?

15 Answer The ability for people who live within a state or territories borders to decide whether or not to allow slavery.

16 Question What does NAACP stand for?

17 Answer National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

18 Question In what constitutional amendment is the Equal Protection Clause found?

19 Answer Amendment 14

20 Question What was the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854?

21 Answer The compromise which established popular sovereignty with the creation of the states of Kansas and Nebraska

22 Question What was the result of the Plessey v. Ferguson decision?

23 Answer Separate But Equal

24 Question What is the time period after the Civil War called?

25 Answer Reconstruction

26 Question What body of southern laws was Plessey fighting against?

27 Answer Jim Crow Laws

28 Question What was the state of Louisianas argument in the Plessey case?

29 Answer It is the right of each State to make rules to protect public safety.

30 Question What was the main idea of Justice Henry B. Browns decision in the Plessey case?

31 Answer That legislation cannot change peoples racist beliefs.

32 Question What prior Supreme Court case did Brown v. Board of Education overturn?

33 Answer Plessey v. Ferguson

34 Question What was the situation in Topeka, Kansas that the NAACP focused on?

35 Answer Linda Brown had been denied the right to attend an elementary school only five blocks from her house because she was African American.

36 Question What two groups had previously been integrated before the Brown case?

37 Answer Labor Unions and the military

38 Question What loop whole was left open to help ease social tension over the Brown decision?

39 Answer There was no time limit set for the desegregation of schools.

40 Question What type of lawsuit was Brown v. Board of Education?

41 Answer A class action suit

42 Question What does the phrase free soil refer to?

43 Answer A state or territory which does not allow slavery within its borders.

44 Question Did the Supreme Court find the Missouri Compromise to be constitutional or unconstitutional?

45 Answer Unconstitutional, the Missouri Compromise infringed on the right of the property (slave) owner.

46 Question What was Dred Scotts argument as to why he should be a free man?

47 Answer When a person enters a free State or territory, the free status overrides the previous condition of servitude.

48 Question What free territories was Dred Scott taken to before returning to Missouri?

49 Answer Dred Scott was taken to Illinois and the free territory of Wisconsin.

50 Question The Dred Scott decision was overturned by the adoption of what two constitutional amendments?

51 Answer The 13 th and 14 th Amendments.


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