States' Rights: Definition, Theory & Examples


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Which Amendment in the U.S. Constitution initiated a states' right to sovereignty?

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1. Which party can offer a citizen more rights?

2. Which is not a States' right or law?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine the worksheet and use the quiz to assess your knowledge of states' rights. For the quiz, you will need to know different Amendments and types of government that can offer citizens more rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The purpose of these materials is to check your knowledge of these topics:

  • Amendment in the U.S. Constitution that initiated a state's right to sovereignty
  • Party that can offer a citizen more rights
  • States' right or law
  • First ten Amendments
  • The 4th Amendment

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most pivotal details from the related government lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the party that can offer a citizen more rights
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different Amendments

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson, States' Rights: Definition, Theory & Examples, to learn more about these rights and their significance. You'll also get the chance to cover these other topics:

  • Importance of the 10th Amendment
  • Purpose of states' rights
  • Comparison of federal and states' powers