KNOWLEDGE OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
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"Americans' Knowledge of the U.S. Constitution"
A Columbia Law Survey
like to ask you a few questions about the United States Constitution.
C1 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.”
C2 I am going to read you some
statements about the Constitution. Please
tell me if you think each statement is true or false.
[READ AND ROTATE STATEMENTS]
of war or other declared national emergency, the President may suspend the
Constitution’s Bill of Rights
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”
Supreme Court were to overrule Roe vs. Wade, abortion would be illegal
throughout the United States
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