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

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Which amendment deals with freedom of religion?

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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

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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
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