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1 The Bill of Rights Chapter 15 Social Studies Test

2 New Words Select the term or terms to fill in the blanks using key terms from the chapter.

3 New Words 1. Changes to the Constitution are called __________. A. liberties/freedoms B. Bill of Rights C. amendments D. rights of the accused

4 New Words 2. The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution are known as the __________. A. liberties/freedoms B. Bill of Rights C. amendments D. rights of the accused

5 New Words 3. The Bill of Rights protects the rights and __________ of American citizens, such as freedom of speech and freedom of religion. A. liberties/freedoms B. Bill of Rights C. amendments D. rights of the accused

6 New Words 4. The Bill of Rights ensures that people suspected of crimes have basic rights, such as the right to a lawyer. These are known as the __________. A. liberties/freedoms B. Bill of Rights C. amendments D. rights of the accused

7 Just the Facts Part 1 For each statement, choose the 1 st, 2 nd, 4 th, 5 th, 6 th, or 8 th amendment.

8 Just the Facts 5. This amendment protects citizens against cruel and unusual punishment when they break the law. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

9 Just the Facts 6. This amendment protects people’s right to own certain kinds of guns. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

10 Just the Facts 7. This amendment protects people from being put on trial twice for the same crime (double jeopardy). It also protects people from being forced to be witnesses against themselves. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

11 Just the Facts 8. This amendment protects the freedom of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

12 Just the Facts 9. This amendment protects the right to a fair, speedy, and public trial. It also protects the right of people accused of a crime to have a lawyer. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

13 Just the Facts 10. This amendment protects citizens against unreasonable search and seizure. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

14 Just the Facts Part 2 Each statement represents something the U.S. government cannot legally do. For each statement, select the amendment that protects citizens from these government actions.

15 Just the Facts 11. 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. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

16 Just the Facts 12. A judge puts a person in jail for six years for not stopping at a red light. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

17 Just the Facts 13. A person accused of a crime cannot afford a lawyer. She is forced to defend herself in court. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

18 Just the Facts 14. A person accused of a crime is found “not guilty” at his first trial. The government decides to put him on trial again. At the second trial, he is found “guilty” and is put in jail. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

19 Just the Facts 15. The government closes a newspaper for printing articles that criticize the president. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment

20 Just the Facts 16. The government confiscates (takes away) all guns from citizens. A. 1 st amendment B. 2 nd amendment C. 4 th amendment D. 5 th amendment E. 6 th amendment F. 8 th amendment


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