U.S. Constitutional Amendments: Definition, Summary & Order


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What is an amendment to the Constitution?

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1. Why is the 1st Amendment so important?

2. What did the 13th Amendment do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help test your understanding of various U.S. Constitutional amendments. You'll also need to know the definition of 'amendments' and if they may be repealed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your comprehension of:

  • Whether an amendment can be repealed
  • The purpose of the amendment system
  • Characteristics of an amendment to the Constitution
  • The 1st Amendment
  • Why the 13th Amendment was created

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the government lesson on the amendments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what the amendments were intended for, according to the Founding Fathers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the different amendments and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

Gain additional knowledge about these amendments using our lesson, U.S. Constitutional Amendments: Definition, Summary & Order. In this lesson, you will have the chance to look at:

  • The Constitution's history
  • Components of the Bill of Rights
  • Important amendments