KNOWLEDGE OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
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"Americans' Knowledge of the U.S. Constitution"
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Columbia Law Survey: Americans’ Knowledge of the U.S.
I. Does the Constitution include the following statement about the proper role of government: “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.”
II. The U.S. Constitution states the following: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside”
III. “In time of war or other declared national emergency, the President may suspend the Constitution’s Bill of Rights.”
IV. “A Justice of the Supreme Court serves for a term of twelve years, at the conclusion of which, he or she may be appointed to a second twelve-year term by the President.”
V. “If the Supreme Court were to overrule Roe v. Wade, abortion would be illegal throughout the United States.”