South Carolina US History & Constitution Chapter 2 Review

South Carolina US History & Constitution Chapter 2 Review Sample

1 pt

Read the source to answer the question.

"I do not like… the omission of a bill of rights providing clearly and without the aid of sophisms for freedom of religion, freedom of the press, protection against standing armies, restriction against monopolies… and trials by jury in all matters of fact triable by the laws of the land. . . ."

– Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson wrote this in opposition to the

1 pt

The phrase "three fifths of all other Persons" in the US Constitution refers to

1 pt

Read the source and answer the question.

"… a single courageous State may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country."

– Louis Brandeis

What gave states the freedom to try new programs as described above?

1 pt

What is the purpose of having a government divided into three branches?