Amendment Test Answers


http://www.usconstitution.net/constamnotes.html#Am11

1.  December 15, 1791

2.  Bill of Rights

3.  27 Amendments.  May 7, 1992 by the vote of Michigan.

4.  A.  Establishment of religion or prohibiting practicing one, B.  Freedom of speech, C. Freedom of press, D. Right for people to assemble peacefully, and E. Right to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

5.  “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

6.  Quartered in any house.     3rd Amendment

7.  “in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures.”      4th Amendment

8.  “but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.”      4th Amendment

9.  “unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger;”      5th Amendment

10.  “nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself,”    5th Amendment

11.  “without due process of law;”      5th Amendment

12.  “just compensation.”      5th Amendment

13.  “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law,”       6th Amendment

14-15.  “and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor,”       6th Amendment

16.  Yes.      6th Amendment

17. In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.   7th Amendment

18. “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.”  8th Amendment

19. “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.”

20.  The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”

21.  Article 3 Section 2

22.   Before – “between a State and Citizens of another State”….”and between a State, or the Citizens thereof, and foreign States, Citizens or Subjects”

11th Amendment – “The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State”

23.  Chisholm vs Georgia   http://www.oyez.org/cases/1792-1850/1793/1793_0

24.  Ratified February 7, 1795.

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