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The Bill of Rights: Summary & Analysis

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What historical document declared the colonies no longer a part of the British Empire?

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1. Why were the Bill of Rights written?

2. What freedoms are promised in the first Amendment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Bill of Rights is an integral part of the American political system, and this quiz can help assess your understanding of the amendments it contains. Some of the topics you will need to know to pass this test include the reason why the Bill of Rights was written and promises of the Bill of Rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz/worksheet combo, you can check your understanding of:

  • Which document announced the colonies as no longer a part of the British empire
  • The reason for the Bill of Rights
  • What freedoms are promised in the First Amendment
  • Promises made for prosecution and trial rights
  • The amendment that focuses on the rights of the states

Skills Practiced

See how well you can practice the following skills by completing this quiz:

  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding the promises of the Bill of Rights
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose of the Bill of Rights
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as freedoms promised to people through the first amendment and the amendment that focuses on rights of the states

Additional Learning

To obtain more details about the Bill of Rights, review the lesson called The Bill of Rights: Summary & Analysis. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Explains how the United States came to be
  • Details how to Constitution was originally drafted without the Bill of Rights
  • Mentions who wrote the Bill of Rights
  • Discusses the amendments of the Bill of Rights
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