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History Alive America's Past Chapter 15: The Bill of Rights Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Before and during the American Revolution, colonists were required to provide housing to soldiers at any time. Which amendment in the Bill of Rights protects current U.S citizens from this challenge?

Question 2 2. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

Question 3 3. A gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution is known as a _____.

Question 4 4. The ability of the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down legislation that is unconstitutional was confirmed in:

Question 5 5. A first-term congressman is delivering a speech in Congress and states: 'Today, on June the first, 2016, we will change the American Constitution for the fiftieth time based on Article V of our great nation's Constitution. After this house agrees on the wording of the bill, the president will sign it, and we will have a constitutional amendment that will allow us to far more efficiently monitor the work of the NSA.' Which of the following parts the congressman's speech was correct?

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Question 6 6. 'The Bill of Rights guarantees the rights of U.S. citizens as much, or more, than the citizens any other country. It does this in a way that had never been done before. The Bill of Rights is also important because {Blank}'

Question 7 7. A group of citizens wants to amend the Constitution. Taking into account how to most efficiently conduct the process, which of the following course of action should they take?

Question 8 8. The Tenth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 9 9. The Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 10 10. A U.S. student who wanted to consult a document outlining our civil liberties would consult:

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Question 11 11. Which amendment made the Bill of Rights applicable to the states?

Question 12 12. The police have raided your house, but they do not have a warrant or the legal authority to do so. Why is this prohibited by the fourth amendment?

Question 13 13. Which amendment guarantees the right of trial by jury in civil cases?

Question 14 14. Which case stated that amendments to the U.S. Constitution implied a right to privacy?

Question 15 15. The Ninth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 16 16. Our Bill of Rights evolved from laws in which country?

Question 17 17. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 18 18. When both the House of Representatives and the Senate approve by a two-thirds majority vote, it's known as a:

Question 19 19. The Second Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 20 20. What does ratification mean in the context of a constitutional amendment?

History Alive America's Past Chapter 15: The Bill of Rights Chapter Exam Instructions

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