The Election-Related Amendments of the US Constitution


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Which amendment discusses the procedures of the Electoral College?

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1. Which amendment limits a president to two terms or 10 years?

2. Which amendment states that senators will be elected directly by popular vote?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Electing officials is a part of the U.S. democratic process, and this quiz can help assess your understanding of amendments that relate this process. In order to pass this quiz, you must be aware of the amendments that deal with presidential terms and successions, senator elections and the Electoral College.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to test your knowledge of:

  • The amendment that refers to procedures of the Electoral College
  • Which amendment limits the terms a president can serve
  • What amendment dictates that senators will be elected by popular vote
  • Presidential succession procedures amendment
  • The amendment that grants Washington D.C. Electoral College votes

Skills Practiced

Your completion of this quiz will allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishes differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the amendment that governs procedures of the Electoral College versus procedures for presidential succession
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about amendments that relate to the presidency and Electoral College
  • Information recall access the knowledge you've gained regarding the U.S. election amendments

Additional Learning

Get more details on amendments that deal with elections by reviewing the lesson titled The Election-Related Amendments of the U.S. Constitution. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Defines what an amendment is
  • Details when the election amendments were ratified
  • Explains what the Electoral College is
  • Describes the voting system of the Electoral College
  • Mentions the date when elected officials can take office
  • Covers Congressional pay raises