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State the preamble to the U.S. Constitution?
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, promote 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.
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How many articles are there in the U.S. Constitution?
7
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How many amendments are there in the U.S. Constitution?
27
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How many people signed the U.S. Constitution?
39
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When was the U.S. Constitution signed?
17 September, 1787.
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What do each of the articles of the U.S. Constitution cover?
Article I – The Legislative Branch
Article II – The Presidency
Article III – The Judiciary
Article IV – The States
Article V – The Amendment Process
Article VI – Legal Status of the Constitution
Article VII. - Ratification
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What year was the first amendment made?
1791
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What year was the 27th amendment made?
1992
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What are the first 10 amendments called?
The Bill of Rights
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When was the Bill of Rights ratified?
December 15, 1791
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What are the first 10 amendments?
Amendment 1: Freedom of religion
Amendment 2: Right to bear Arms
Amendment 3: No soldier should be quartered without consent of the Owner
Amendment 4: Right against unreasonable search and seizure
Amendment 5: Right to remain silent
Amendment 6: Right to a speedy and public trial
Amendment 7: Right to Trial by Jury
Amendment 8: Concerns bails, fines and punishments
Amendment 9: Guarantees and reserves the rights of the people
Amendment 10: States, "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"