Unconstitutional: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following best describes the concept of judicial review?

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1. The U.S. Supreme Court is described in which part of the U.S. Constitution?

2. Though the Constitution describes the Supreme Court, the federal court system below it was created by which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand who and what determines if something is unconstitutional. You'll be assessed on the U.S. Supreme Court's role and look at some case law that challenged what's allowed under the Constitution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Judicial review
  • Where is the Supreme Court mentioned in the Constitution
  • What act created the Supreme Court
  • The court case that said the national government is supreme over states

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that understand the Supreme Court's role in determining if something is unconstitutional
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine when the Supreme Court would take a case
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as judicial review

Additional Learning

For additional information on what's unconstitutional, review the accompanying lesson called Unconstitutional: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define unconstitutional
  • Explain why the Supreme Court would hear a case
  • Identify what section of the Constitution describes the Supreme Court
  • Explain the result of Marbury v. Madison