United States History
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Tinker v. Des Moines


These three high school students were
suspended from school for wearing black arm bands

Question 1314153

In an important 1st Amendment case decision, the Supreme Court ruled in 1969 in Tinker v. Des Moines that

A) a person's civil rights ended at the schoolhouse door
B) religious instruction during school time was unconstitutional
C) local school districts had the right to ban dissent in school, even if the protest was silent
D) high school and college students have fundamentally different sets of rules when it comes to 1st Amendment issues
E) students wearing black arm bands in protest of the Vietnam War were within their constitutional rights

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