The History, Development & Major Components of the Constitution of Germany

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Germany's post-war occupiers required the Basic Law to begin with a clause saying what?

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1. In what year was the Basic Law of Germany written and ratified?

2. The Basic Law of Germany states that Germany is what type of state?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the history and components of Germany's constitution. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include elected offices and natural rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Germany's form of government
  • Causes for the creation of the Basic Law of Germany
  • Dates for the writing and ratification of the Basic Law
  • Rights guaranteed within the Basic Law of Germany
  • Offices and government branches established in the Basic Law

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history and components of Germany's constitution
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the natural rights guaranteed in the Basic Law
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the Basic Law of Germany and the U.S. Constitution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the development of the Basic Law

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called The History, Development & Major Components of the Constitution of Germany. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the purpose of a constitution
  • Understand the history that led to the creation of the Basic Law
  • Identify the laws, elected office, and branches of government established in the Basic Law of Germany
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