Problem Solving Assessments for Chapter 8:
The Bill of Rights


In this chapter, a number of questions are presented after brief sections of text. Following is a pdf for the questions as well as the answers. Click on either one to have it printed.

Ch. 8 Questions     Ch. 8 Answers

Your Name:

  1. If we did not have freedom of speech/press, how would you view the world differently? Do you think you would know as much about other countries and/or current events?

  2. People often misuse their rights. Give examples of how people try to misuse their rights.

  3. The government still has 'rules' for us to respect and obey. How would the world be different if we didn't have them. How would your school be different? Your city? Your state?

  4. There are countries today that do not allow people to have their own rights. Do you feel this is fair/just? Why?

  5. The U.S. has the highest death rate due to gun inflicted injuries. Would this change if we did not have the right to bear arms?

  6. The bill of rights was created because people fought for their rights. What rights can you fight for? What reasons would you give to support those?

  7. In what situations today would you need to plead the 1st or the 5th?