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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