Chapter 15 Assessment Amendments

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  • 1. 
    The Bill of Rights protects the rights and ________________________ of American citizens such as freedom of speech and freedom of religion.
  • 2. 
    The first ten amendments to the Constitution are known as the :
  • 3. 
    This amendment protects the citizens against cruel and unusual punishment or excessive bails.
    • A. 

      First Amendment

    • B. 

      Eighth Amendment

    • C. 

      Second Amendment

  • 4. 
    This amendment protects people's rights to own certain kinds of guns. 
    • A. 

      First Amendment

    • B. 

      Third Amendment

    • C. 

      Second Amendment

  • 5. 
    This amendment protects people from being tried twice for the same crime. ( double jeopardy)
    • A. 

      Fifth Amendment

    • B. 

      First Amendmemt

    • C. 

      Tenth Amendment

  • 6. 
    This amendment protects the freedoms of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly.
    • A. 

      Second Amendment

    • B. 

      First Amendment

    • C. 

      Fifth Amendment

  • 7. 
    This amendment protects the right to a fair ,speedy and public trial. It also protects the right of the people accused of a crime to have a lawyer.
    • A. 

      Sixth Amendment

    • B. 

      Third Amendment

    • C. 

      Fourth Amendment

  • 8. 
    This amendment protects citizens against unreasonable search and seizures.
    • A. 

      Fourth Amendment

    • B. 

      Second Amendment

    • C. 

      Ninth Amendment

  • 9. 
    A judge puts a person in jail for six years for not stopping at a red light. What amendment protects this citizen from this government action?
    • A. 

      Second Amendment

    • B. 

      Eighth Amendment

    • C. 

      First Amendment

  • 10. 
    Police enter a citizen's house without good reason or permission from a judge. The police search for evidence to try to solve a crime. What amendment protects this citizen from this government action?
    • A. 

      Sixth Amendment

    • B. 

      Fifth Amendment

    • C. 

      Fourth Amendment

  • 11. 
    The government closes a newspaper for printing articles that criticize the president. What amendment protects this government action?
    • A. 

      Second Amendment

    • B. 

      First Amendment

    • C. 

      Fourth Amendment

  • 12. 
    The government confiscates (takes away) all guns from citizens? What amendment protects this government action?
    • A. 

      Second Amendment

    • B. 

      EIght Amendment

    • C. 

      First Amendment

  • 13. 
    A person accused of a crime cannot afford a lawyer. She is forced to defend herself in court. What amendment protects this government action?
    • A. 

      Sixth Amendment

    • B. 

      Fifth Amendment

    • C. 

      Fourth Amendment

  • 14. 
    A person accused of a crime is found "not guilty" at his first trial. The government decided to put him on trial again. At the second trial, he is found "guilty" and is put in jail. What amendment protects this government action?
    • A. 

      Sixth Amendment

    • B. 

      Fifth Amendment

    • C. 

      First Amendment

  • 15. 
    Changes to the U.S. Constitution are known as the amendments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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