Amendments Quiz

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Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
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  1. No Cruel or unusual punishment
    Amendment 8
  2. Freedom of Speech
    Amendment 1
  3. Speedy and public trial
    Amendment 6
  4. Trial by jury if damages over $20
    Amendment 7
  5. Freedom of the press
    Amendment 1
  6. Can't be tried for the same crime twice (double jeporidy)
    Amendment 5
  7. No unreasonable search and seizure
    Amendment 4
  8. Rights of the people
    Amendment 9
  9. No quartering of troops
    Amendment 3
  10. No excess fines or bail
    Amendment 8
  11. All power not given to the government; belonging to the people
    Amendment 10
  12. Right to bear arms
    Amendment 2
  13. Freedom of assembly
    Amendment 1
  14. Right to lawyer
    Amendment 6
  15. You don't have to be a witness against yourself
    Amendment 5
  16. Freedom to petition
    Amendment 1
  17. Can be deprived of life, liberty, pursuit of happiness without due process
    Amendment 5
  18. Right to have and question witnesses
    Amendment 6
  19. Amendment process
    Article 5
  20. You must be informed of the crime
    Amendment 6
  21. Executive branch
    Article 2
  22. Amendment 5

    1.
    2.
    3.
    • 1. Can be deprived of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness without due process
    • 2. You don't have to be a witness against yourself.
    • 3. Can't be tried for the same crime twice (double jeopardy)
  23. Judicial branch
    Article 3
  24. Legislative branch
    Article 1
  25. Describes ratification process:
    Article 7
  26. Supramacy of Constitution
    Article 6
  27. Describes relations among states
    Article 4
  28. Limited Government
    Everyone must obey the law
  29. Checks and balances
    Ensures that no one branch of the government gets more powerful than the others
  30. Popular sovereignty
    A government in which people rule
  31. Federalism
    Nation and States sharing powers
  32. Individual rights
    Lists personal privileges and liberties
  33. Republicanism
    People exercise power by voting for representatives
  34. Separation of powers
    Division of roles in all branches of the government
  35. What year was the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution?
    1791
  36. Who wrote the Bill of Rights?
    James Madison
  37. How many total amendments are there?
    27
  38. How many articles are in the Bill of Rights?
    10
  39. What are the three branches of government?
    • 1. Legislative
    • 2. Executive
    • 3. Judicial
  40. The Legislative branch is:
    1. Made up of?
    2. Responsible for?
    • 1. House of Representatives and Senate
    • 2. Making laws
  41. The Executive branch is: 
    1. Made up of?
    2. Responsible for?
    • 1. President and Vice President
    • 2. Enforcing laws
  42. The Judicial branch is: 
    1. Made up of?
    2. Responsible for?
    • 1. Supreme courts, federal courts, other courts
    • 2. Interpret laws
  43. Amendment 1 covers:
    1.
    2.
    3.
    4.
    5.
    • 1. Freedom of speech
    • 2. Freedom of Religion
    • 3. Freedom to Petition
    • 4. Freedom of the Press
    • 5. Freedom of Assembly

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