Quiz Me! - Documents and Supreme Court Cases Here you can review many of the most importantoriginal historical documents in American history. 1 / 10 Why is the Massachusetts Body of Liberties considered the first Bill of Rights? Liberties of women, children, servants, and animals were protected by the document. The Framers of the US Bill of Rights copied the Massachusetts Body of Liberties. Seven of the current US Bill of Rights can be found in the Massachusetts Body of Liberties. Voting rights were extended to women and servants. 2 / 10 The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson upheld… forced, racial segregation an economic depression expanded suffrage for non-landowners pre-war military spending 3 / 10 All of the following are sections within the Declaration of Independence EXCEPT: The formal declaration The Bill of Rights The Grievances The Preamble 4 / 10 What impact did Common Sense have on the American Revolution? The document led people to side with the loyalists and denounce the American Revolution. The pamphlet reached people in England who immediately began to side with the rebel colonists. It was widely read and began to change the minds of colonists to support the war. Thomas Paine was promoted to Chief War Officer under George Washington. 5 / 10 Where did Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaim, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.’” From a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Marching in San Francisco, California Outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 6 / 10 All of the following determine if a species is endangered except. Whether the species numbers have diminished due to disease or predators. Whether the species is losing its habitat Whether the species is being overused for scientific, recreational, or commercial purposes. Whether the species has previously been on the endangered list. 7 / 10 What does George Washington mean by the “Invisible Hand” he references in his First Inaugural Address? As president he is able to control the government. Providence is guiding the nation’s first steps. The citizens of the US are controlling the government. England is still trying to control the United States. 8 / 10 What was the major legacy of the Marshall Plan? The U.S. would become the leader of the free world. George Marshall would become a major political figure. It would exacerbate tensions between Europe and the Soviet Union. It would negatively affect the U. S. economy system 9 / 10 In George Washington’s First Inaugural Address who does he say is responsible for the success of the new nation? The citizens Congress The President The Supreme Court 10 / 10 Shaw v. Reno addressed what subject matter? Racial segregation in public schools Racially biased court trials Race-based redistricting Gender discrimination Your score is Try another 10!