The Tenth Amendment: States’ Rights

 

The Bill of Rights was written more than 200 years ago, but it's still just as relevant and important today as it was back then. Readers will take a look at what caused the Tenth Amendment to be born and what effects the amendment has had through history and today.

Do you know:


The same item exact can cost more in one state than in another? Why? States choose how much to charge in sales tax.


The age to get a driver’s license varies from state to state. Why? States determine the age.


Many leaders at the Constitutional Convention feared establishing a federal government. Why?

They wanted to insure that the states had rights, too.