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The Bill of Rights (Grade 5)

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The Bill of Rights

1. 
The Bill of Rights is the first ten articles of the Constitution.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
The Bill of Rights was passed to address the objections which political party had toward the Constitution?
  1. Free Soil
  2. Federalists
  3. Know-Nothing
  4. Anti-Federalists
3. 
The Bill of Rights was designed to limit the power of                        .
  1. the federal government
  2. state governments
  3. individual citizens
  4. businesses
4. 
The Bill of Rights was based on the French Declaration of the Rights of Man.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
There were twelve amendments in the Bill of Rights when it was originally proposed.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
Alexander Hamilton opposed the creation of a Bill of Rights because he feared that people would believe that those would be all of the rights that they had.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
What was the Massachusetts Compromise?



8. 
Who wrote the Bill of Rights?
  1. Alexander Hamilton
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. James Madison
  4. George Mason
9. 
The Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution in what year?
  1. 1791
  2. 1805
  3. 1822
  4. 1854
10. 
The First Amendment protects the freedoms of the press and speech.
  1. True
  2. False
11. 
The Second Amendment contains the right to assemble.
  1. True
  2. False
12. 
In the context of the Third Amendment, what is quartering?



13. 
The Fourth Amendment prohibits the federal government from establishing a state religion.
  1. True
  2. False
14. 
                                                    is being tried for the same, or similar, charges after an acquittal.
15. 
Which amendment protects against self-incrimination and guarantees due process?
  1. 1st
  2. 3rd
  3. 5th
  4. 7th
16. 
The Sixth Amendment guarantees the right to a speedy trial.
  1. True
  2. False
17. 
The Seventh Amendment protects the right to bear arms.
  1. True
  2. False
18. 
In addition to banning excessive bail,                                                                               is prohibited by the Eighth Amendment.
19. 
The Ninth Amendment declares that the rights in the Constitution are not meant to be a complete list of the rights enjoyed by individuals.
  1. True
  2. False
20. 
The Tenth Amendment says that states can only make laws based on powers expressly given to them by Congress.
  1. True
  2. False

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