On Constitution Day, the day when Schoolhouse Rock!‘s “Preamble” song gets stuck on loop in your head, Americans celebrate the day the Founding Fathers signed the United States Constitution 233 years ago on September 17, 1787. Last Thursday, Campus Activities Board (CAB) quizzed students about the most influential document in American history for a chance to win a Bluetooth speaker!
Ready to test your knowledge? (answers below!)
- The longest possible time a person can now serve as president is:
- 4 years
- 8 years
- 10 years
- 12 years
- Which one of the following reasons may a person be convicted of treason?
- The person is seen speaking against the government
- Two people testify that they saw the person giving weapons to an enemy soldier during war
- The person writes a letter describing plans to make war against the country
- The president says the person committed an act of treason
- Prior to the 19th Amendment in 1920, what was true?
- Women did not have the right to vote for president
- Women in certain states had the right to vote for president
- All women had the right to vote for president
- Women married to landowners had the right to vote for president
- Which Amendment took the longest to be ratified after it was proposed to Congress?
Answers: 3, 2, 2, 4
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