The 10th Amendment: Definition, Summary & Examples Video


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Why did the Framers of the Constitution add the 10th amendment?

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1. What is the federal system?

2. What is the commerce clause?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The 10th amendment to the Constitution is the last part the original Bill of Rights and the quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you to understand the information on the content and purpose of this amendment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Limitations on federal power
  • The commerce clause
  • The federal system
  • The relationship between the states and the federal government

Skills Practiced

These resources will let you gauge your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the 10th amendment
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as federal system and commerce clause
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the rights of the states in a different light

Additional Learning

Be sure to review the lesson The 10th amendment in order to fully understand the material. These objectives will be covered in detail:

  • Discover the impact of the commerce clause on the states
  • Understand how the federal government can influence the states
  • Identify the purpose of the 10th amendment
  • Understand the concept of the federal system