Third Amendment IQ
The Third Amendment
The Third Amendment defines the relationship between citizens and the military. It says that private citizens don’t have to provide housing for members of the armed forces. The basis for this right comes from our days prior to the Revolutionary War, when colonists were expected to provide living quarters to the English soldiers. Today, this amendment is rarely tested in the courts. In fact, the Supreme Court has never ruled on a case involving the Third Amendment.
The text of this amendment reads, “No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.”
What year was the Third Amendment ratified?
What right is protected under the Third Amendment?
No quartering of soldiers
Freedom of speech
The right to a fair trial
What does “quartering” mean?
Room and board
Required time spent as a soldier
According to the text of the amendment, who must consent to quartering during peace times?
What was the Quartering Act of 1774?
Law forcing soldiers to work with no pay
Law stating that British troops would be housed in private homes
Law requiring every male citizen to serve 2 years in military service
What two wars used private homes to quarter soldiers?
War of 1812, Civil War
Civil War, World War I
World War I, World War II
What does Patrick Henry claim was, “one of our first complaints” against England?
"Taxation of tea"
“Quartering of troops upon us”
"No congressional representation"
What does the Supreme Court say about the Third Amendment?
It is fine in times of peace as long as the family is paid reparations.
Nothing, it has never ruled on the Third Amendment.
Courts have mentioned the Third Amendment in the context of ___________.
the Iraq War
T/F The Third Amendment has its basis in the pre-Revolutionary War period when colonists were forced to house British soldiers.
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