The 26th Amendment: Definition, History, Facts & Court Cases


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Prior to the 26th Amendment, how old did one have to be to vote?

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1. In Oregon v. Mitchell, the Supreme Court ruled _____.

2. How did the Vietnam War affect the 26th Amendment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the 26th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Subjects on the quiz include voting age and the case Oregon v. Mitchell.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Ruling in Oregon v. Mitchell
  • Voting age before the amendment
  • Effect the Vietnam War had on the amendment
  • Why the amendment has some critics

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 26th Amendment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about voting age
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Oregon v. Mitchell and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you need to study more on this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled The 26th Amendment: Definition, History, Facts & Court Cases. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the impact of the Vietnam War
  • Explores protesters who wanted the voting age lowered
  • Covers President Richard Nixon signing the bill into law