History Alive Chapter 10: The Bill of Rights Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution is known as a _____.

Question 2 2. Which amendment guarantees the right of trial by jury in civil cases?

Question 3 3. '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 4 4. Our Bill of Rights evolved from laws in which country?

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 Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 7 7. The Ninth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. When both the House of Representatives and the Senate approve by a two-thirds majority vote, it's known as a:

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

Question 12 12. Which amendment made the Bill of Rights applicable to the states?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Which case stated that amendments to the U.S. Constitution implied a right to privacy?

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

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Question 16 16. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

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

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. The Second Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 20 20. The ability of the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down legislation that is unconstitutional was confirmed in:

History Alive Chapter 10: The Bill of Rights Chapter Exam Instructions

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