US CONSTITUTION

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US CONSTITUTION
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  1. State the preamble to the U.S. Constitution?
    We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility,provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and ourposterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
  2. How many articles are there in the U.S. Constitution?
    7
  3. How many amendments are there in the U.S. Constitution?
    27
  4. How many people signed the U.S. Constitution?
    39
  5. When was the U.S. Constitution signed?
    17 September, 1787.
  6. What do each of the articles of the U.S. Constitution cover?
    Article I – The Legislative BranchArticle II – The PresidencyArticle III – The JudiciaryArticle IV – The StatesArticle V – The Amendment ProcessArticle VI – Legal Status of the ConstitutionArticle VII. - Ratification
  7. What year was the first amendment made?
    1791
  8. What year was the 27th amendment made?
    1992
  9. What are the first 10 amendments called?
    The Bill of Rights
  10. When was the Bill of Rights ratified?
    December 15, 1791
  11. What are the first 10 amendments?
    Amendment 1: Freedom of religionAmendment 2: Right to bear ArmsAmendment 3: No soldier should be quartered without consent of the OwnerAmendment 4: Right against unreasonable search and seizureAmendment 5: Right to remain silentAmendment 6: Right to a speedy and public trialAmendment 7: Right to Trial by JuryAmendment 8: Concerns bails, fines and punishmentsAmendment 9: Guarantees and reserves the rights of the peopleAmendment 10: States, "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to theStates, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people"

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