1. Social STUDIES

    the 15 amendment - ratified in 1870 prohibited states from using race or color as standards for determining the right vote the 19th amendment- ratified 1920 prohibited the states from using gender as a voting qualification the 23 amendment- ratified in

    asked by Anonymous** on July 7, 2011
  2. S.S.

    1. As ratified in 1870, the _______ Amendment prohibited any state from denying the vote to any male citizen on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. A. Fourteenth B. Thirteenth C. Sixteenth D. Fifteenth D?

    asked by Sarah on October 27, 2014
  3. history

    As ratified in 1870, the _______ Amendment prohibited any state from denying the vote to any male citizen on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. A. Thirteenth B. Sixteenth C. Fifteenth D. Fourteenth

    asked by tiffany on October 5, 2012
  4. history

    As ratified in 1870 the amendment prohibited

    asked by kiera on May 8, 2014
  5. history

    What was one example of the Southern states' attempts to restrict the rights and opportunities of freedmen shortly after the Civil War? A. Orders from the governor prohibited persons of color from owning property. B. Local laws prohibited persons of color

    asked by orpheus on January 23, 2014
  6. governmnent

    If a proposed amendment violates the Constitution, should the Supreme Court be able to block its ratification?" A. With only one exception, an amendment to the Constitution cannot, by definition, violate the Constitution. Think it through: assume for a

    asked by Anonymous on October 27, 2008
  7. Government-Need Help

    With respect to the 31 amendments (of the Constitution)that have been proposed by Congress,which statement is true? 1.Only 25 have been ratified 2.The Eighteenth Amendment which makes selling liquor illegal was ratified and is still a valid law. 3.The

    asked by Anonymous on January 17, 2007
  8. American gov 1 question answer check

    12. The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. –Tenth Amendment This amendment is an example of which of the following? (1 point) prior

    asked by Anonymous on March 29, 2017
  9. bill of rights

    im having trouble with these questions...i need to know what ammendment fits the statement... 1. A united states representative prohibited a local newspaper from printing an editorial that was critical of her record. 2. Congress told the state of Montana

    asked by logan on March 2, 2007
  10. government 24

    the 15th amendment, ratified in 1870, did not ssecure the right of african americans to vote primarily because a. it did not state that voting rights could not be denied to african americans b. the federal government did not intervene to uphold the

    asked by jere on December 23, 2007
  11. Government

    Please help me with government 1. The 10th amendment to the Constitution reads as follows: " The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."

    asked by M on December 24, 2016
  12. SS7R - Billf of Rights - 7th Amendment

    The Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution, which was ratified as part of the Bill of Rights, codifies the right to a jury trial in certain civil cases. We have the right to trial by jury for civil trials. What do the 7th amendment means and

    asked by Laruen on April 11, 2012
  13. U.S. History

    suppose you are a women who has gained political experience in the abolitionist movement. write a letter to the editor explaining your opposition to the exclusion of women from the proposed 15th amendment dear editor; the Fifteenth Amendment to the United

    asked by Reina B. V on January 7, 2014
  14. American Government

    "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." According to the 10th amendment which powers to the state have? (2 answers) a. The powers

    asked by RoxJen on April 10, 2017
  15. history/lit

    Last night I posted this question: The 1920's is associated with the development of many new freedoms; it was a time of restrictions as well. Examine the 18th amendment and prohibition in the 1920's. What was the reasoning and who were the key supporters

    asked by mysterychicken on June 16, 2009
  16. American government

    How does the 10th amendment shown below demonstrate a constitutional provision for limiting government? The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to

    asked by Taylor on September 1, 2016
  17. us history

    Which answer best describes how many Southern states responded to the Thirteenth Amendment? The states created new laws that further expanded the rights of the former slaves. The states supported the Amendment and granted the former slaves all rights of

    asked by Oscar on March 27, 2015
  18. world geography damon

    1. what is the difference between race and ethnicity? a. ethnicity is related to culture; race is related to biological ancestry ** b. ethnicity is determinded scientifically; race is not c.people of the same ethnicity always share the same religion;

    asked by 9th grader on August 23, 2016
  19. Constitutional Law

    According to the readings, which of the following provisions has NOT been formally applied to the states? A. Fifth Amendment right to a grand jury indictment in felony cases B. First Amendment right to peaceably assemble C. Fifth Amendment right against

    asked by Amy on February 13, 2015
  20. Texas Government

    Which of the following are "swing states"? a. Those that may vote Republican or Democratic b. States that joined the Union after 1870 c. Large states d. Small states e. New England A ?

    asked by HM on December 4, 2011
  21. history

    Which action most accurately describes the intended purpose of the Corwin Amendment? The amendment sought to enhance communication between political parties. The amendment sought to increase the Southern voting block. The amendment sought to abolish

    asked by michael on November 21, 2018
  22. SS7R - Bill of Rights Project

    Why does everyone need to have a lawyer? What are the benefits?? I want to include this in my paragraph for the 6th amendment. Please make sure it’s on a 7th grade regent’s level. 6th Amendment The Sixth Amendment (Amendment VI) to the United

    asked by Laruen on April 11, 2012
  23. History

    According to the readings, which of the following provisions has not been formally applied to the states? A. Eighth Amendment right against cruel and unusual punishment B. Fifth Amendment right against self incrimination C. Fifth Amendment right to a grand

    asked by shah on July 23, 2015
  24. government

    How has the Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action in university admissions? A. Race can only be a factor in medical school admissions. B. It is up to the states to decide whether they will allow race as a factor in admissions. C. Only when no other

    asked by dbh on April 24, 2019
  25. eth-finalrevision

    What do the terms race and ethnicity mean to you? Race Race which is a concept can be defined as a group of people that have the same sets of characteristics. It is believed that, the most commonly used factors that determine race are skin color,

    asked by rose -Ms. Sue on June 10, 2008
  26. History (continued)

    1. Mr. Peters is upset with the way that taxpayer money is being spent in St. Louis. He writes a letter to the St. Louis Post- Dispatch that indicates his displeasure and states several ways that the budget in St. Louis could be improved. The mayer then

    asked by Spongebob on January 19, 2009
  27. History

    so in the world history book for 8th grade it says that the roman republic had it's own constitution, which was a written set of guidelines we can say as laws. but it was not ratified, as in it was not approved of. I know to make something a constitution

    asked by melanie on December 5, 2018
  28. History again

    I just need to check if I am right. Thank you. All of the following influenced the Framers in developing the Constitution EXCEPT a. State constitutions b. John Locke's "Two Treatises of Government" c. Virginia's royal charter d. British tradition I am

    asked by Pat on January 20, 2007
  29. soc-120

    Thanks for the info. I have come up with my introduction on this. Can you take a look and see if this is good way to start? Racial discrimination is currently going on all the time in the United States and most people are unaware of it. The most popular

    asked by Nikol on March 24, 2011
  30. History

    1:The rational basis test of the Equal Protection Clause would legally permit which of the following? Select all that apply(2 points) A:Not allowing a 10 year old to drive.*** B:Not allowing a woman to be president. C:Not allowing a male to supervise a

    asked by anonymous on February 20, 2018
  31. social studies

    Under Andrew Johnson's plan for reconstruction what did the southern states have to do to be readmitted to the union ? a) They had to ratify the twelfth amendment b)They had to ratify the amendment thirteenth amendment c)

    asked by victoria on March 7, 2014
  32. history

    "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction." - The Thirteenth Amendment to the United

    asked by selma on October 5, 2016
  33. government

    Accorditn to Article V of the constitution, no amendment may a. deprive a state of its equal representation in the Senate. b. abolish the protections guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. c. deny the people the right to vote because of race, color, or gender.

    asked by jere on December 19, 2007
  34. s.s

    All persons born or naturalized in the united States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they resize. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of

    asked by Anonymous on April 30, 2015
  35. Government Check

    1.)What is the defining right of a representative democracy? The right to petition the government =The right to vote The right to freedom of religion The right to a jury trial 2.)Slavery was prohibited by _____. the Bill of Rights the Constitution =the

    asked by Ariel on June 29, 2010
  36. History

    Public Arena Description of Jim Crow Laws transportation Waiting rooms, ticket windows, and seating areas were segregated by race. education Schools and public libraries were segregated by race; teachers who taught in integrated (nonsegregated) classrooms

    asked by anonymous on February 25, 2018
  37. english - revision

    What do the terms race and ethnicity mean to you? The term race defines what we are and where we come from. In essence, race is a classification between different groups of people; where each race looks different, speaks a different language and has

    asked by rose -Ms. Sue on June 10, 2008
  38. HELP History HELP

    How many states were slave states in the 1860s??? Weren't there 15. How many free states were there in the 1860s??? Were there 18 or 19. 19 states prohibited slavery and 15 permitted it

    asked by Katie on November 30, 2006
  39. help me please 14th amendment

    explain how the court has interpreted the fourteenth amendment to apply the bill of rights to the states. i have visited all the websites but i'm not sure of what they are saying. i was wondering if someone could summarize in simpler words. here's what i

    asked by Anonymous on September 11, 2006
  40. government

    Which amendment from the Bill of Rights has been fully incorporated by Supreme Court decisions? A. First Amendment B. Third Amendment C. Seventh Amendment D. Eighth Amendment I really don't know about this one

    asked by dbh on April 28, 2019
  41. Criminal Procedure

    Which of the following is a relevant constitutional amendment in criminal procedure? a)The Fourth Amendment b)Fifth Amendment c)Sixth Amendment D)None of the above I'm thinking b Fifth; or even d) which would be the Fourteenth Amendment.

    asked by Carol on November 3, 2014
  42. Can u check my answer? U.S History

    "I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground: That "all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States or to the people." [10th Amendment] To take a

    asked by Cassidy on February 2, 2014
  43. History

    PHOENIX, Sept. 20, 2012—Arizona's new immigration law takes effect this week. According to the law, police officers must check the status of anyone who may be an undocumented immigrant. Officers have the right to decide who is checked under this law.

    asked by Us History help on October 3, 2017
  44. Civics

    Which of the following groups may be legally restricted from exercising rights generally protected by the Second Amendment? Members of the armed forces Law-abiding citizens Law enforcement officers People who have previously been convicted of murder***

    asked by jeje on January 19, 2015
  45. American Constitutional Law

    What constitutional provision has been used to make most of the provisions within the Bill of Rights applicable to the states? A. Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Clause B. Fourteenth Amendment Equal Protection Clause C. Fourteenth Amendment Privileges or

    asked by Pat on August 30, 2014
  46. civics

    What amendment states "you have the to bare arms"? the 3rd amendment.

    asked by Brandon on May 15, 2015
  47. Constitutional Law

    What constitutional provision has been used to make most of the provisions within the Bill of Rights applicable to the states? A. Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Clause B. Fourteenth Amendment Equal Protection Clause C. Fourteenth Amendment Privileges or

    asked by Amy on February 13, 2015
  48. us history

    Since the Constitution has been ratified, how many states have been admitted to the union?

    asked by Andrew on October 8, 2010
  49. US goverment

    identify which fact about the amendment process best supports this quotation from the textbook the formal amendment process emphasizes the federal character of the government system. A. Amending the constitution is a complex process that usually takes

    asked by Us on September 22, 2016
  50. Help!

    Identify which fact about the amendment process best supports this quotation from the textbook the formal amendment process emphasizes the federal character of the government system. a. amending the constitution is a complex process that usually takes

    asked by Becky on October 11, 2016
  51. ss

    1. Naturalization is a legal process by which a person? 2. Which of the following is a responsibility of U.S. citizens? A. running for public office B. worshiping freely C. serving on a jury

    asked by ss on August 24, 2018
  52. Civics

    In the Supreme Court case United States v. Windsor, the court decided that the defense of marriage act violated which of the following? A.) the comity clause B.)the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment C.) States rights D.) reasonable discrimination

    asked by 24kSupremeCowboy on January 16, 2019
  53. social issues

    Which statement best describes the militia theory? The Amendment, the Theory, and the Courts: Select the best answer from the choices provided. The founding fathers intended the Second Amendment to protect the collective right of Americans to keep and bear

    asked by amaya on April 24, 2018
  54. History (continued)

    1.The group that has the sole powerto begin impeachment hearings is A. Senate B. Supreme court C. House of representatives D. The president's cabinet Answer: C 2. All of the followig are powers of the president execpt: A. Declaring war B. Giving the state

    asked by Spongebob on January 19, 2009
  55. History

    Which of the following is the best reason why the Civil War did not completely end racial segregation in America? 1:The Thirteenth Amendment, which ended slavery, was not ratified until a decade after the war ended. 2:The Civil War era lacked the powerful,

    asked by anonymous on February 15, 2018
  56. U.S History

    5. The purpose of the progressive era was to drive reform in which of the following areas. (1 point) A. Politics and goverment B. Buisness C. Social welfare and labor conditions D. All of the above.

    asked by Youaintwannaknow on April 12, 2017
  57. social studies

    I have to draw symbols for the 2nd and 6th amendment, but I don't really understand them. If someone could define them in simpler terms, that would be SO GREAT!!! Amendment II (the Second Amendment) of the United States Constitution, which is part of the

    asked by lost and confused on January 29, 2007
  58. Government

    1. Which of the following is true about the formal amendment process for the Constitution? A. Only citizen may propose an amendment. B. Only Congress may propose an amendment. C. Both houses of Congress may pass a resolution to propose an amendment. D. The

    asked by Michael on September 12, 2016
  59. Civics

    Lloyd enjoys deer hunting. He goes into local store to purchase a new gun. Which amendment to the Constitution ensures Lloyd's ability to purchase a new gun? 5th amendment 1st amendment 9th amendment 2nd amendment

    asked by jeje on January 6, 2015
  60. Civics

    Lloyd enjoys deer hunting. He goes into local store to purchase a new gun. Which amendment to the Constitution ensures Lloyd's ability to purchase a new gun? 5th amendment 1st amendment 9th amendment 2nd amendment

    asked by jeje on January 6, 2015
  61. More Civics

    What happens to an amendment that is not ratified? A) it goes back to the senate for a vote B) it is not put in the constitution, but remains a law C) it is sent to the president D) it is not put in the constitution and it is not a law pls help :3

    asked by Moo on November 12, 2015
  62. Constitution

    Which of the following cases is most likely to be considered a political question and nonjudiciable? Representatives A. Gerrymandering B. A congressional decision that an amendment has been ratified C. A congressional decision to not seat an elected member

    asked by Amy on January 10, 2015
  63. Civics

    The 1st step in adding an amendment to the constitution is the amendment being? Sent to the state legislatures by the president Voted upon by the voters of the united states Proposed by a two-thirds vote of both houses of congress Passed by three - fourths

    asked by jeje on January 19, 2015
  64. American History

    A series of legislative acts passed under the Grant administration in 1870 and 1871 authorized federal protection for black suffrage through the use of the Army against the Ku Klux Klan. Together, these were known as the _______ Acts. A. Force B.

    asked by Tonya on February 2, 2014
  65. US HISTORY

    ARTICLE 8 OF THE PLATT AMENDMENT: "THAT BY WAYOF FURTHER ASSURANCE THE GOVERNMENT OF CUBA WILL EMBODY THE FORGOING PROVISIONS IN A PERMANENT TREATY WITH THE UNITED STATES" WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THIS ARTICLE IN THE PLATT AMENDMENT? I DON'T REALLY

    asked by Jackson on November 25, 2008
  66. Microeconomics

    1.Trade liberalization leads to a "race to the bottom" in environmental standards

    asked by Brown on August 14, 2010
  67. Ethics

    What information about race and ethnicity in the United States has helped you better understand or relate to specific minority groups? Have you learned something new about your own cultural history? Trends in immigration will continue to shape the face of

    asked by Danny on November 20, 2007
  68. ethnic

    What information about race and ethnicity in the United States has helped you better understand or relate to specific minority groups? Have you learned something new about your own cultural history? Trends in immigration will continue to shape the face of

    asked by nik on July 3, 2008
  69. 5th grade Soc Studies

    can you check my answers? Tell which Bill or Rights is being shown in the examples. You may use an amendment more than once. 1. Boopsie Bride decided to change churches when she got married and the government didn't care. ans: 1st amendment (right to

    asked by Jared on October 14, 2017
  70. U.S. History

    1) How did the Adamson Act improve labor conditions in the United States? A: The Adamson Act improved labor conditions in the UNited States by establishing the eight-hour workday for railroad workers and provided for additional compensation for any time

    asked by Victoria on October 27, 2015
  71. Constitution

    if an amendment violates the constitution,why should the Supreme court block its ratification? How can an amendment violate the constitution? THe amendment once adopted is a PART of the consititution. Now proposed amendments are all unconstitutional

    asked by h on April 13, 2007
  72. american government

    The Privileges and Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment means (Points : 1) citizens of the United States may travel across state lines without documentation. states must all have the exact same laws as each other. that if one state recognizes gay

    asked by lee lee on February 21, 2014
  73. general ethics question

    Some industries and businesses have their own uniquely applicable laws and standards. In this thread, let's share our own experiences with industry standards. What field are you in? Are there specific laws and standards associated with this industry? Why

    asked by Anonymous on November 8, 2010
  74. school

    1) What are four suggested steps to becoming familiar with early music standards? I. Implement the music standards. II. Consult with a music specialist. III. Check to make sure the music standards are satisfied. IV. Read the music standards. V. Sign up for

    asked by Anonymous on August 14, 2017
  75. Bio

    One way to determine the concentration of protein in a solution is to perform a "protein assay". There are several assay kits on the market that one can use, but they all rely on the common paradigm that the aromatic amino acid residues of a protein

    asked by Josh on June 17, 2006
  76. social studies

    1st Amendment; freedom of religion Why is this amendment important to America? What are 2 examples of how the amendment protects the citizens?

    asked by aj on December 17, 2007
  77. Civics

    Anna is a high school student. The police came to her school and removed her purse from her locker. they told her that they suspected she was hiding illegal drugs in it. They found no drugs in it and returned the purse to her. what amendment gives the

    asked by jeje on January 19, 2015
  78. world geography

    1. what is the difference between race and ethnicity? a. ethnicity is related to culture; race is related to biological ancestry b. ethnicity is determinded scientifically; race is not ** c.people of the same ethnicity always share the same religion;

    asked by 9th grader on August 23, 2016
  79. Ratification of the Constitution

    I do not understand the trend of the states who ratified first...? Deleware Penn NJ Georgia Conneticut Massachusetts Maryland South Car New Hamp VA NY Rhode Island I get why RI was last. But what bothers me is why is new jersey and delaware so far up

    asked by Burt on November 17, 2008
  80. ethinics

    Questions: Do you think that "race" should have ever been constructed by social scientists? Why? Why not? Why do you think that anyone has to define who we are by standards measured by our human understanding of anthropology?

    asked by Anonymous on November 1, 2008
  81. Cultural Deversity

    What information about race and ethnicity in the United States has helped people in the United States better understand or relate to specific minority groups? Have people learned something new about there own cultural history in the last few years? Trends

    asked by Asheley on May 9, 2007
  82. ethics

    Write a 200-300 word summary that answers the following questions: what information about race and ethnicity in the united states has helped you better understand or relate to specific minority groups?, Have you learned something new about your own cutural

    asked by kim on March 16, 2009
  83. Constituion: Check? Thanks

    After 1788, states had no control over a.local government and education. b.the chartering of corporations. c.the development and administration of civil and criminal law. d.issuing legal currency. c? In Congress’s first session after the ratification of

    asked by foreveryoung_9914 on April 30, 2014
  84. ENGLISH

    In which sentence is race used as a noun? A. Tom will race with four other boys. B. Tom won the race. C. If you race across town, you'll be on time. D. Don't race the motor when you're starting the car ITS C RIGHT?

    asked by JESSICA on September 3, 2012
  85. history

    How did progressivism affect the role of the federal government in the early 1900s? (Please tell me what i can take away from my answer, because it is too long. What parts are not important that i can delete from my answer? thanks) Historians refer to the

    asked by y912f on June 3, 2009
  86. ss

    name each of the articles of confederatrion? Article I - Style Article II - States Rights Article III - Mutual defense Article IV - Laws of other states to be abided; extradition Article V - The Legislature Article VI - Rights denied the States Article VII

    asked by Jackie on December 13, 2006
  87. history

    were anti-federalists mainly southern states, and federalists were northern? did they compromise by federalists adding the bill of rights into the constitution, that way it could be ratified?

    asked by Blaze on September 23, 2013
  88. Ethics in Tech

    In the United States, freedom of expression is: A. guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. B. a positive right. C. limited to political speech. D. not an absolute right. im confused between B and C

    asked by Amy on March 23, 2015
  89. Race and Ehtnicity

    What do the terms race and ethnicity mean and why are these concepts important to United States society? Both terms, race and ethnicity, have many definitions and connotations. I suggest you first look these two words up in a dictionary and note all of

    asked by russ on September 29, 2006
  90. History

    Essay question: The Equal Protection Clause of the fourteenth amendment prohibits states from denying any persons within its jurisdiction the protection of the laws. How does the language of the equal protection clause show intention to safeguard all

    asked by anonymous on February 20, 2018
  91. English1A

    I need to come up with a thesis for my next essay regarding Race and Culture. I want to talk about how people judge others by the color of their skin or their race. For example, I feel offended that because I'm asian, people expect me to know my math and I

    asked by Kuromi on October 15, 2009
  92. health

    10. Stricter standards intended to improve the health and safety of children in early childhood settings may instead put some children at higher risk because (1 point)implementing more rigorous safety standards tends to increase the cost of care. children

    asked by stacey on September 3, 2014
  93. civics

    In 1866, the Republican-dominated Congress wanted to make sure that ex-slaves could vote, so they passed a Civil Rights Act declaring ex-slaves to be U.S. citizens. --Why did Congress also submit the 14th Amendment in 1866 confirming citizenship for

    asked by kimie on September 21, 2015
  94. child care

     Most states have licensing or registration requirements for child care centers and family day care homes. These usually include minimum standards for operation. Which one of the following would you most likely find required in a statement of state

    asked by delia on May 21, 2012
  95. child care

     Most states have licensing or registration requirements for child care centers and family day care homes. These usually include minimum standards for operation. Which one of the following would you most likely find required in a statement of state

    asked by delia on May 21, 2012
  96. BioChem

    I have a hard time with this question. Please help. One way to determine the concentration of protein in a solution is to perform a "protein assay". There are several assay kits on the market that one can use, but they all rely on the common paradigm that

    asked by Jamshid on June 17, 2006
  97. american history

    "All powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution . . . are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." This language, drafted by _______ and incorporated into the _______ Amendment of the Bill of Rights was intended to address

    asked by Anonymous on April 18, 2011
  98. American history

    "All powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution . . . are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." This language, drafted by _______ and incorporated into the _______ Amendment of the Bill of Rights was intended to address

    asked by enev on February 19, 2012
  99. social studies

    Citizenship Quick Check 1: Naturalization is a legal process by which a person? A: Gives up his or her citizenship B: Is forced to leave a country C: Becomes a citizen of another country D:Can legally live and work in another country 2: Which of the

    asked by i want to be a movie actor on September 5, 2018
  100. american government

    Undecided QuestionShow me another » The Supreme Court has reasoned that a right of privacy is provided by? a) the Civil Rights Act of 1964 b) the Ninth Amendment, which says that people’s rights are not limited to those enumerated in the Constitution.

    asked by vedrana on June 25, 2010