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									                  iPad Constitution Scavenger Hunt
1. Colonists really disliked the Quartering Act of 1765. Which amendment to
   the Constitution makes sure they will not have to house troops without their
   permission?
2. According to Article 1 Section 2, can a person who was born in another
   country become a member of the House of Representatives?
3. According to Article 1 Section 6, can members of Congress be arrested?
   What are the only reasons a member of Congress can be arrested?
4. According to Article 2, Section 1, Paragraph 8, what four words are missing
   from the President’s Oath of Office:
       “I do solemnly swear that I will ______________ execute the office of
        President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, -
        _________________, ________________, and __________________
        the Constitution of the United States.”
5. According to Article 1 Section 2, at least how old must you be to be a
   Representative?
6. Mr. Moser bought a rifle last month. Which of the first ten amendments gives
   him the right to own and keep a gun?
7. According to Article 1 Section 5, do the American people have access to what
   happens and is discussed in Congress?
8. According to Article 4 Section 4, what two rights does the United States
   guarantee for all of its states?
9. According to Article 2 Section 1, can a woman be President of the United
   States? Defend your answer.
10.   Read the following scenario and use Article 2, Section 1, Paragraph 5 to
  answer the question that follows:
     As the United States approaches another presidential election, a new
      candidate is introduced. Her name is Lisa Hoffert and she was born in
      Chiang Mai, Thailand in 1982. She was born there because her father
      worked for an oil company. She has lived in the United States since
      1985. According to the US Constitution, can she become President of
      the United States of America? Why or why not? Be specific.
11.     According to Article 2, Section 1, Paragraph 7 how much can the
  President’s salary be increased during their four-year presidential term?
12.     Which of the first ten amendments states that the people have rights that
  are not specifically listed in the Constitution?
13.   According to Article 2, Section 4 what is the official term used for
  removing a person from civil office?
14.    Read the following scenario and use Article 3 Section 3 to answer the
  question that follows:
     A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) analyst has been selling
       confidential, top secret information to terrorists in Iraq. According to
       Article 3 Section 3 what crime has this CIA analyst committed? How
       many witnesses are needed to convict him?
15.    According to Article 4 Section 3, can a new state be formed inside
  another state in the union?
16.    Amend means to change or edit something. According to Article 5 what
  percentage of Congress needs to agree to make an amendment to the
  Constitution?
17.     According to Article 1 Section 3, how long do Senators serve?
18.    According to Article 5, what percentage of the states is needed to
  approve an amendment to the Constitution?
19.    According to Article 7, how many states needed to ratify the
  Constitution before it would become the official plan of government for the
  United States?
20.     What five rights are guaranteed in the first amendment?
21.    According to Article 1 Section 3, at least how old must you be to be a
  Senator?
22.      According to Article 7, on what day was the Constitution officially
  ratified?
23.     According to Article 1 Section 3, who is the President of the Senate?
24.   After reading the Fifth Amendment, what does I plead the fifth really
  mean?
25.     According to the Tenth Amendment, the powers not specifically given to
  the national government are given to who?
26.     According to Article 1 Section 6, do Senators and Representatives get
  paid?

								
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