Answers to the questions posed on Tuesday’s post (in bold).
Q.1 Where did the Constitutional Convention meet in 1787?
Q.2 Which of the following isn’t a right guaranteed under the First Amendment?
Freedom of speech
Right to bear arms
Freedom of religion
Right to petition the government
Q.3 How many amendments were in the ratified Bill of Rights?
Q.4 What document did the Constitution replace?
The Articles Of Confederation
The Bill Of Rights
The Declaration of Independence
The Royal Colonial Charter
Q.5 Who wrote the original Bill of Rights and introduced it to Congress?
Q.6 Who was the first person to sign the Constitution?
Q.7 Which series of documents was written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and John Jay to convince states to approve the Constitution?
The Freedom Pamphlets
Poor Richard’s Almanac
The Philadelphia Letters
The Federalist Papers
Q.8 Which of the following doesn’t have an official role in changing or amending the Constitution?
The House of Representatives
The U.S. Senate
Q.9 When someone “takes the Fifth” amendment, a person is allowed to:
Use a gun to defend themselves
Confront their accuser in court
Refuse to answer questions that incriminate themselves
Avoid cruel and unusual punishment
Q.10 What is the minimum age for a presidential candidate?
There is no minimum age
25 years of age
30 years of age
35 years of age
Q. 11.The longest possible time a person can now serve as president is…
Q. 12 Which amendment took the longest to ratify?
The 27th amendment took 202 years, 7 months, 12 days.
Q. 13 Which Amendment took the shortest amount of time to ratify?
The 26th Amendment – granting 18-year-olds the right to vote – 3 months, 8 days.