American Government - Amendments (unit 4)

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American Government - Amendments (unit 4)

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  • 1. 
    Which Amendment deals with "unreasonable searches and seizures"? 
    • A. 

      4th (1791)

    • B. 

      5th (1791)

    • C. 

      6th (1791)

    • D. 

      13th (1865)

    • E. 

      14th (1868)

    • F. 

      15th (1870)

    • G. 

      19th (1920)

  • 2. 
    Which Amendment deals with "being a witness against yourself"? (The right to shut your mouth and not incriminate yourself)
    • A. 

      4th (1791)

    • B. 

      5th (1791)

    • C. 

      6th (1791)

    • D. 

      13th (1865)

    • E. 

      14th (1868)

    • F. 

      15th (1870)

    • G. 

      19th (1920)

  • 3. 
    Which Amendment deals with "the right to a speedy trial"?
    • A. 

      4th (1791)

    • B. 

      5th (1791)

    • C. 

      6th (1791)

    • D. 

      13th (1865)

    • E. 

      14th (1868)

    • F. 

      15th (1870)

    • G. 

      19th (1920)

  • 4. 
    Which Amendment abolished slavery?
    • A. 

      4th (1791)

    • B. 

      5th (1791)

    • C. 

      6th (1791)

    • D. 

      13th (1865)

    • E. 

      14th (1868)

    • F. 

      15th (1870)

    • G. 

      19th (1920)

  • 5. 
    Which Amendment made African Americans US citizens? (contains the "Equal Protection Clause")
    • A. 

      4th (1791)

    • B. 

      5th (1791)

    • C. 

      6th (1791)

    • D. 

      13th (1865)

    • E. 

      14th (1868)

    • F. 

      15th (1870)

    • G. 

      19th (1920)

  • 6. 
    Which Amendment gave African American males the right to vote?
    • A. 

      4th (1791)

    • B. 

      5th (1791)

    • C. 

      6th (1791)

    • D. 

      13th (1865)

    • E. 

      14th (1868)

    • F. 

      15th (1870)

    • G. 

      19th (1920)

  • 7. 
    Which Amendment gave women the right to vote?
    • A. 

      4th (1791)

    • B. 

      5th (1791)

    • C. 

      6th (1791)

    • D. 

      13th (1865)

    • E. 

      14th (1868)

    • F. 

      15th (1870)

    • G. 

      19th (1920)

  • 8. 
    What does the 4th Amendment (1791) to the US Constitution do?
    • A. 

      Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Allows you to keep your pie hole closed and not incriminate yourself

    • C. 

      Gives you the right to a speedy trial

    • D. 

      Abolished slavery

    • E. 

      Made African Americans equal citizens

    • F. 

      Gave African American males the right to vote

    • G. 

      Gave women the right to vote

  • 9. 
    What does the 5th Amendment (1791) to the US Constitution do?
    • A. 

      Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Allows you to keep your pie hole closed and not incriminate yourself

    • C. 

      Gives you the right to a speedy trial

    • D. 

      Abolished slavery

    • E. 

      Made African Americans equal citizens

    • F. 

      Gave African American males the right to vote

    • G. 

      Gave women the right to vote

  • 10. 
    What does the 6th Amendment (1791) to the US Constitution do?
    • A. 

      Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Allows you to keep your pie hole closed and not incriminate yourself

    • C. 

      Gives you the right to a speedy trial

    • D. 

      Abolished slavery

    • E. 

      Made African Americans equal citizens

    • F. 

      Gave African American males the right to vote

    • G. 

      Gave women the right to vote

  • 11. 
    What does the 13th Amendment (1865) to the US Constitution do?
    • A. 

      Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Allows you to keep your pie hole closed and not incriminate yourself

    • C. 

      Gives you the right to a speedy trial

    • D. 

      Abolished slavery

    • E. 

      Made African Americans equal citizens

    • F. 

      Gave African American males the right to vote

    • G. 

      Gave women the right to vote

  • 12. 
    What does the 14th Amendment (1868) to the US Constitution do?
    • A. 

      Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Allows you to keep your pie hole closed and not incriminate yourself

    • C. 

      Gives you the right to a speedy trial

    • D. 

      Abolished slavery

    • E. 

      Made African Americans equal citizens

    • F. 

      Gave African American males the right to vote

    • G. 

      Gave women the right to vote

  • 13. 
    What does the 15th Amendment (1870) to the US Constitution do?
    • A. 

      Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Allows you to keep your pie hole closed and not incriminate yourself

    • C. 

      Gives you the right to a speedy trial

    • D. 

      Abolished slavery

    • E. 

      Made African Americans equal citizens

    • F. 

      Gave African American males the right to vote

    • G. 

      Gave women the right to vote

  • 14. 
    What does the 19th Amendment (1920) to the US Constitution do?
    • A. 

      Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Allows you to keep your pie hole closed and not incriminate yourself

    • C. 

      Gives you the right to a speedy trial

    • D. 

      Abolished slavery

    • E. 

      Made African Americans equal citizens

    • F. 

      Gave African American males the right to vote

    • G. 

      Gave women the right to vote

  • 15. 
    The Amendment that contains the Equal Protection Clause also did what?
    • A. 

      Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures

    • B. 

      Allows you to keep your pie hole closed and not incriminate yourself

    • C. 

      Gives you the right to a speedy trial

    • D. 

      Abolished slavery

    • E. 

      Made African Americans equal citizens

    • F. 

      Gave African American males the right to vote

    • G. 

      Gave women the right to vote

  • 16. 
    What year was the 4th Amendment ratified?
  • 17. 
    What year was the 5th Amendment ratified?
  • 18. 
    What year was the 6th Amendment ratified?
  • 19. 
    What year was the 13th Amendment ratified?
  • 20. 
    What year was the 14th Amendment ratified?
  • 21. 
    What year was the 15th Amendment ratified?
  • 22. 
    What year was the 19th Amendment ratified?
  • 23. 
    Why were the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments all ratified in the same year, 1791?
    • A. 

      Because they are part of the Bill of Rights that was adopted all at once.

    • B. 

      Because Congress actually got things done back then.

    • C. 

      Magic!