In preparation for the ISAT test, 7th grade will read an article about the Bill of Rights and answer some questions.

First, access the article here:

Bill of Rights Article

Then answer the following questions about the article in your notebook.

1. What was a rallying point for Antifederalists opposed to the new constitution?


2. What influenced James Madison as he guided the Bill of Rights through Congress?


3. What freedoms would have been provided by the 4 propsed amendments that were deleted during ratification?


4. When did the Secretary of State Jefferson notify the state governments of ratification?


5. What is "selective incorporation" as used by the Supreme Court?