Bill Of Rights And Principles Of The Constitution

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  • 1. 
     To protect individual liberties, James Madison proposed that the Constitution should:  
    • A. 

      Give more power to the States

    • B. 

      Call for a 2 house legislature

    • C. 

      Abolish slavery

    • D. 

      Include a Bill of Rights

  • 2. 
     Which of these is specifically forbidden by the Bill of Rights to the Constitution?  
    • A. 

      Long prison sentences

    • B. 

      Women serving on juries

    • C. 

      Cruel and unusual punishment

    • D. 

      Arrest of minors

  • 3. 
      Which of these is guaranteed to US citizens by the Bill of Rights to the Constitution?  
    • A. 

      The right to choose your State residence

    • B. 

      The right to work

    • C. 

      Freedom of religion

    • D. 

      Freedom to run for office

  • 4. 
     Which of these is guaranteed by the Bill of Rights?  
    • A. 

      The right to own property

    • B. 

      Freedom to leave the country

    • C. 

      The right to vote

    • D. 

      Freedom of the press

  • 5. 
     What is a civic republic?  
    • A. 

      A state in which a person must put what is best for the country ahead of what is best for themselves

    • B. 

      A state in which a person must make strong laws to limit the powers of government

    • C. 

      A state in which a person must honor the commands of a strong leader

    • D. 

      A state in which a person must elect representatives to protect individual rights

  • 6. 
     Which of the following is voting, joining a political party, staying informed about current events, and volunteering to help in an election polling station an example of?  
    • A. 

      How citizens participate in a democracy

    • B. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Requirements to be a citizen

    • D. 

      Community service

  • 7. 
     Which of the following statements best describes the federal system of government set up by the Constitution?  
    • A. 

      States have the right to ignore laws passed by the national government

    • B. 

      The States and the national government have separate responsibilities

    • C. 

      Officials of the national government are chosen by the governors of the States

    • D. 

      The national government makes all decisions for the States

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