Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion - Quiz & Worksheet


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Why did Norma McCorvey choose Texas to have an abortion in 1969?

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1. What was the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the case of Roe v. Wade in 1973?

2. In deciding Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court stipulated that a woman had the right to an abortion up until what point?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Roe v. Wade was a case that went to the Supreme Court in 1973. This quiz and worksheet will test you on the issue, decisions, and opposition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments ask you about:

  • What important issue Roe v. Wade was centered on
  • Which state the district hearing stemmed from
  • The amendment cited as the basis for supporting Roe
  • To what point a woman's right to an abortion was legal
  • The name of the platform that the opposition to legalized abortion campaigned on

Skills Practiced

Students will have the chance to use these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Constitutional amendments involved in this case and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can identify the terms of pregnancy that the Supreme Court used in this case
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the Supreme Court ruled in Roe v. Wade and the impact this had

Additional Learning

The lesson, Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion, will help fill in any gaps about this subject. You'll study topics that include:

  • Background behind Roe v. Wade
  • Who Henry Wade was
  • Public support and opposition for legalized abortion during the case