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Ex parte Merryman: Quiz


Question 1: Against President ________'s wishes, Chief Justice Roger Taney, sitting as a judge of the United States Circuit Court for the District of Maryland, ruled: "1.
Andrew JohnsonUlysses S. GrantGerald FordAbraham Lincoln

Question 2: That the president [...] cannot suspend the privilege of the ________, nor authorize a military officer to do it.
Habeas corpusUnited StatesSupreme Court of the United StatesGuantanamo Bay detention camp

Question 3: On April 19, when the Sixth Massachusetts Regiment responded to the call and entered ________ as they transferred between train stations on their way to the capital, a riot broke out.
Annapolis, MarylandBaltimore‚ÄďWashington Metropolitan AreaBaltimoreRockville, Maryland

Question 4: The troops were to protect Washington against possible hostilities originating in nearby ________.
North CarolinaNew JerseyVirginiaWest Virginia

Question 5: Merryman was at about this time also arrested and imprisoned at ________.
Fort McHenryMonocacy National BattlefieldPoint Lookout State ParkAntietam National Battlefield

Question 6: Ex parte Merryman, 17 F. Cas. 144 (1861), is a well-known U.S. federal court case which arose out of the ________.
TennesseeUnion (American Civil War)American Civil WarBleeding Kansas

Question 7: That same day, Lincoln wrote to Attorney General Edward Bates, requesting an opinion on the suspension of the writ of ________.
Magna CartaHabeas corpusGuantanamo Bay detention campHamdan v. Rumsfeld


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