Engel v. Vitale in 1962: Summary, Facts & Decision


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which amendment deals with freedom of religion?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Specifically, the U.S. Constitution deals with freedom of religion through what clause in an amendment?

2. Engel v. Vitale dealt with the presence of prayer at

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the 1962 Supreme Court case of Engel v. Vitale.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Freedom of religion in the Constitution
  • Main focus of Engel v. Vitale
  • Breakdown of the Supreme Court's decision

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Engel v. Vitale
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the U.S. Constitution
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the lesson the most important information regarding the origin and main argument in the case

Additional Learning

To learn more about the impact of this legal case, take a look at the accompanying lesson titled Engel v. Vitale in 1962: Summary, Facts & Decision. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Steven Engel suing the New York State Board of Regents
  • Explains the U.S. Constitution's Establishment Clause
  • Covers the Supreme Court's decision on the case
  • Explores the influence of the case on future rulings