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Ch. 9 Rights and Responsibilities of Am. Citizens

Quiz by Leslie Pair

Grade 8
Social Studies (2018)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1
    The first ten amendments to the Constitution
    Bill of Rights
  • Q2
    5 freedoms: speech, press, religion, assembly, petition
    First Amendment
  • Q3
    the right to express any opinions without censorship or restraint.
    Freedom of Speech
  • Q4
    The legal claim that allows citizens to urge their government to correct wrongs and injustices or to take some other action.
    right to petition
  • Q5
    This means that people have a right to gather peaceably with others without fear that the government will use force against them.
    Rights of Assembly
  • Q6
    fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen's entitlement.
    due process of law
  • Q7
    the equal application of the law regardless of a person's race, religion, political beliefs, or other qualities
    Equal Protection
  • Q8
    Obtaining evidence in an unlawful manner, a practice prohibited by the Fourth Amendment. The police must have probable cause and/or a search warrant in order to make a legal and proper search for and seizure of incriminating evidence and seize such evidence.
    unreasonable searches and seizures
  • Q9
    the right of government to take private property for public use
    eminent domain
  • Q10
    A court order allowing law enforcement officers to search a suspect's home or business and take specific items as evidence
    search warrant
  • Q11
    Finding that enough evidence exists to warrant a criminal trial.
    Grand Jury Indictment
  • Q12
    Trial or punishment for the same crime by the same government; forbidden by the Constitution.
    double jeopardy
  • Q13
    The situation occurring when an individual accused of a crime is compelled to be a witness against himself or herself in court. The Fifth Amendment forbids self-incrimination.
  • Q14
    the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money be lodged to guarantee their appearance in court.
  • Q15

    act of "good citizenship" / doing good for the community

    Civic Virtue


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