Goals of the Constitution of the United States


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What did the US Constitution do for the early Americans?

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1. What sort of ideas did Americans get from the Enlightenment?

2. Which of these was NOT a goal of the Constitution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will help you determine your understanding of the Constitution of the United States with questions regarding its conception, goals, and related documents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will help you judge your knowledge of the Constitution, including:

  • Original purpose
  • Amendments
  • Main goals

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the U.S. Constitution
  • Making connections - use understanding of the Enlightenment to know what ideas came from that period
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the six main goals of the Constitution

Additional Learning

To learn more about this important historic document, review the lesson titled Goals of the Constitution of the United States. This goes into more details about this document, such as:

  • Historical context
  • Articles of Confederation
  • Concepts such as justice and tranquility