The Courts and a Free Society: Role in Deciding Civil Liberties


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

question 1 of 3

The Supreme Court is charged with protecting our civil liberties via _____.

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. With regard to civil liberty rights in modern society, the Supreme Court _____.

2. Why did the framers of the U.S. Constitution include a provision making it difficult to remove a judge from his or her job?

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

This quiz and worksheet combo is designed to help you gain an understanding of the courts and a free society in determining civil liberties. Topics you will be tested on include the responsibility of the supreme court and what the court has found regarding the first amendment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet combo, you will be assessed on these concepts:

  • How the Supreme Court protects civil liberties
  • What influences the courts
  • How the framers ensured the court's effectiveness

Skills Practiced

In addition, you will be able to practice these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what the Supreme Court does and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of why the courts are so effective
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about major Supreme Court decisions

Additional Learning

Learn about the courts and their role in American government by viewing the lesson called The Courts and a Free Society: Role in Deciding Civil Liberties.

This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about civil liberties and their importance in American history
  • Identify the role of the courts given the importance placed on civil liberties
  • Review key decisions the supreme court has made