The day is set aside to commemorate the development and signing of the country’s most important document, which for more than 230 years has stood as both the plan for the American system of government and through its 27 Amendments, a summary of the political principles of generations of Americans.
Many citizens have a limited understanding of American history and our unique form of constitutional government. Without this knowledge, how can we expect them to exercise the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
This quiz, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and those who drafted it.
Answers: 1-B, 2-C, 3-D, 4-B, 5-A, 6-B, 7-B, 8-A, 9-D, 10-C
About the Writer
Gordon Lloyd is a senior fellow at the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University and author of the Ashbrook Center’s compendium “The Constitutional Convention: Core Documents.” He wrote this for InsideSources.com.