The 22nd Amendment: Definition, Summary & History


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Which President set the unwritten precedent of serving two terms?

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1. Who broke the unwritten tradition of presidents only serving two terms?

2. Why were Republicans eager to pass the 22nd amendment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of the 22nd Amendment of the United States Constitution. Topics such as presidential terms and unwritten traditions will be covered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Maximum number of years a president can serve
  • The president who set the standard of serving two terms
  • Which president broke the unwritten tradition of serving two terms
  • Why Republicans wanted to pass the 22nd Amendment

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 22nd Amendment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Republicans wanting to pass the amendment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the number of years a president can serve and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the amendment, look at the lesson The 22nd Amendment: Definition, Summary & History. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Details the creators of the Constitution and their views on presidential terms
  • Explains the unwritten tradition of serving two terms
  • Explores the Constitution of Russia and its presidential term policy