What is The 3rd Amendment? - Definition & Court Cases


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Why did the Framers include the 3rd amendment?

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1. What Act of British Parliament inspired the 3rd amendment?

2. In Griswold v. Connecticut, how did the Supreme Court interpret the 3rd amendment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of the 3rd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The Framers of the Constitution and the case Engblom v. Carey will be covered, among other topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Act of the British Parliament that influenced the 3rd Amendment
  • The reason the Framers approved the amendment
  • Griswold v. Connecticut
  • The amount of times cases have been challenged because of the amendment

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 3rd Amendment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why the Framers included the 3rd Amendment
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts about the 3rd Amendment to examine the Engblom v. Carey case in a different light

Additional Learning

To read more about the amendment, take a look at the following lesson called What is the 3rd Amendment? - Definition & Court Cases. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines the 3rd Amendment
  • Explains the case Griswold v. Connecticut and how the Supreme Court ruled on a law about birth control
  • Covers the relevancy of the 3rd Amendment in recent times
  • Explores British influence on the Amendment