Quiz Me! - The Constitution

The constitution defines the structure of the government
and their jurisdictions and the basic rights of citizens

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Which happened as a direct result of the passage of the Fourteenth Amendment?

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Which of the following statements regarding the Seventeenth Amendment is TRUE?

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The due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment extends this protection to citizens against state action from which amendment contained in the original Bill of Rights?

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Which word is NOT synonymous with the idea of republicanism?

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Believe it or not, there is a provision in Article VI dealing with

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A proposed amendment to the U. S. Constitution must be ratified by

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In several instances in recent years, the Supreme Court has overturned defendants’ convictions because in the Court’s view, the defendants had

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One of the most important uses of the amendment process has been to overrule a decision of the U. S. Supreme Court. How many of the twenty-seven amendments added to the Constitution have been added for that precise purpose?

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The Eleventh Amendment effectively overturned which Supreme Court decision?

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Jill was punished at school for smoking in the restroom. Her punishment was a three day suspension. When she told her parents, they were livid and said that the school’s punishment was too lenient. They took away her nearly new convertible Mustang and said she could not drive for two months. Now, Jill was livid. In her civics class, she had been studying the Bill of Rights. Of course, she was a bit confused, thinking that her constitutional protections applied to her current situation. Still, with great sounding authority she announced that the grounding was illegal because the parents actions

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