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The Bill of Rights

Test your knowledge of The Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments added to the United States Constitution, which Thomas Jefferson described as, "What the people are entitled to against every government on Earth... and what no just government can refuse."


 

Quiz ID:#31738
Fun:*** (2.82)
Difficulty:** (1.63)
Category:History > United States
Created By:frenchfryguy123

 



#1   Which of the following is not protected by the First Amendment?






#2   Which of these does the Third Amendment protect?






#3   Which of these amendments protects people from unreasonable search and seizure?







#4   The Fifth Amendment abolished slavery.




#5   Which of these amendments provides the right to meet peacefully in large groups?






#6   The Seventh Amendment states that in suits of common law, the accused can have a jury as long as the value in controversy is greater than _________.







#7   Which of the following is described in the Eighth Amendment?






#8   Imagine that a person is arguing that a commonly used cruel punishment violates the Eighth Amendment. According to the wording of the Eighth Amendment alone, is he or she correct in saying that peoples' right are violated by this punishment?




#9   Which of these amendments protects an accused person from double jeopardy, or twice being accused of the same crime?






#10   The Tenth Amendment states that powers not described in the Constitution, and not forbidden by it, belong to the federal government, not to the states or the people.




 

 



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