The 7th Amendment: Definition, Summary & Court Cases


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How much money must a civil suit at least be to have a trial by jury?

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1. The 7th amendment gives the right to a civil trial by __________.

2. What is a difference between common law and equitable law?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the 7th Amendment. Topics you'll need to know to excel in the quiz include common law and equitable law.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Differences between common law and equitable law
  • Supreme Court ruling regarding the minimum number of jurors on a jury
  • Minimum monetary amount at stake for a civil suit to have a trial by jury

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 7th Amendment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a limit to a judge's ability to overrule
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as common and equitable law

Additional Learning

To learn more, look at the lesson titled The 7th Amendment: Definition, Summary & Court Cases. This lesson meets the following objectives:

  • Details the 7th Amendment
  • Defines civil claim
  • Explains the jury process
  • Covers other important cases such as United States v. Wonson