With the partial US government shutdown looming this coming Tuesday, I think it is time to examine our Constitution for an addition to the propose Amendment 28, I am posting in this article. Have you read Amendment 28 and how much do you know of the US constitution? Take a Quiz and let me know the results.
I have listed seven questions below regarding the US Constitution. If you can answer at least five, I salute you. You know your constitution well, and keep up with your excellent knowledge of history. Here are the questions, followed by the answers.
Please do not cheat by looking at the answers first, without at least trying.
US Constitution Questions
1.Do you know by heart, or could you memorize, the Preamble of the US Constitution?
1.How many articles are in the US Constitution?
2.How many Amendments are in the US Constitution?
3.Can you name at least 5 signers of this document out of the 40 signatories?
4.What is the most popular and well-known Amendment?
5.What is the exact date of the ratification?
6.Who was the Secretary who attested the document?
1.We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promise the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
2.There are 7 Articles in the US Constitution.
3.There are 27 Amendments to the US Constitution.
4.Among the well-known signers of the US Constitution are: George Washington( President), Alexander Hamilton, B. Franklin, James Madison, Jr., W. Livingstone, John Blair, Charles Pickney, John Langdon and William Jackson.
5.Amendment XIV-Civil Rights.
6.September 17, 1787.
Note: There is a proposal for Amendment 28 circulating in the Web a couple of years ago. Here's the essence of the proposed amendment?
"Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States."
I will appreciate your comments. Do you have a suggestion to prevent future government shutdowns because there are indecision on the national budget about this time of the year?
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