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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part IV: Amendments Since the Bill of Rights.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Amendment 15, Section 1 (1870) stipulates the right of U.S. citizens to vote cannot be taken away for which of the following reasons?
(a) Race, color, previous servitude.
(b) Race, creed, previous servitude.
(c) Color, creed, previous servitude.
(d) Race, color, or sex.
2. Which freedom is included in Amendment 1?
(a) Right to bear arms.
(b) Freedom from unlawful search, seizure.
(c) No citizen may advocate overthrowing the government by war.
(d) No citizen may advocate overthrowing the government.
3. Common law refers to which term?
(a) Civil law.
(b) Religious affairs.
(c) Military law.
(d) Criminal law.
4. Amendment 18, Section 3 (1919) provided the states a period of how long to ratify this amendment, after that time it could not have been adopted?
(a) 1 year.
(b) 2 years.
(c) 7 years.
(d) 3 years.
5. Today the Constitution is separated into how many parts?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is a court-martial?
2. According to Amendment 19 (1920), the right of citizens to the U.S. to vote cannot be taken away or restricted because of a person's what?
3. Congress was given the power to do away with Section 3 of Amendment 14, concerning certain supporters of the Confederacy, by a 2/3 vote, and did so in what year?
4. On what date did the Constitution go into effect?
5. Amendment 1 addresses which of the following five freedoms?
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