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4 With Host... Your

5 Early Colonies American Revolution Creating the Constitution U.S. Constitution Grab Bag

6 This was a religions revival that occurred a few decades before the American Revolution. A 100

7 What is the Great Awakening? A 100

8 This was a social movement that stressed science as the path of knowledge. A 200

9 What is the Enlightenment? A 200

10 These are the three colonial regions. A 300

11 What are the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies. A 300

12 This regions economy depended mostly on the labor of enslaved persons. A 400

13 What are the Southern Colonies? A 400

14 This was the first example of representative government in the USA. A 500

15 What is the Mayflower Compact? A 500

16 The colonists top complaint against the English government is best summarized by this phrase. B 100

17 What is no taxation without representation? B 100

18 The Sons of Liberty destroyed over 342 chests of tea during this protest. B 200

19 What is the Boston Tea Party? B 200

20 According to the Declaration of Independence, people should do this is the government doesnt protect their rights. B 300

21 What is separate from their government and create a new one? B 300

22 According to the Declaration of Independence these are your three unalienable rights. B 400

23 What are the rights to life, liberty, and property? B 400

24 The following excerpt by writer James Fenimore Cooper describe life in the… It was a feature peculiar to the colonial wars of North America, that the toils and dangerous the wilderness were to be encountered before the adverse hosts could meet. A wide and apparently an impervious boundary of forests severed the possessions of the hostile provinces… B 500

25 What is Fenimores quote describes life on the American Frontier (west)? B 500

26 The Articles of Confederation failed for this reason. C 100

27 What is they gave too much power to the states and not enough power to the federal government? C 100

28 Charles Pickney opposed limiting the slave trade for these two reasons. C 200

29 What is his state (South Carolina) had the highest percent of slaves and was depended on Slavery to survive economically? C 200

30 This failed farmers protest (rebellion) made people call for a stronger central government. C 300

31 What is Shays Rebellion? C 300


33 This compromise determined that only three out of every enslaved persons would be counted in order to determine each states taxation and representation in the Legislative Branch. C 400

34 What is the three-fifths Compromise? C 400

35 This compromise determine that there would be a two part Legislative Branch (Congress). C 500

36 What is the Great Compromise? C 500

37 This is the main job of the Legislative Branch. D 100

38 What is make laws? D 100

39 This principle of the constitution allows each branch to monitor and adjust the power of the other branches. D 200

40 What are checks and balances? D 200

41 The Antifederalists insisted that this be added to the Constitution before they would ratify (approve) it. D 300

42 What is the Bill of Rights? D 300

43 Federalism describes a system of government where power is shared between… D 400

44 What is the state (local) and federal (national or central) government? D 400

45 Name the steps that bills go through before they become laws. D 500

46 What are: 1)House Committee 2)House of Representatives 3)Senate Committee 4)Senate 5)Joint Committee 6)President D 500

47 This is the name for changes and additions to the Constitution. E 100

48 What are amendments? E 100

49 He was the General of the Continental Army and the first president. E 200

50 Who is George Washington? E 200

51 When Washington left office, his Farewell Address warned Americans to avoid these two things. E 300

52 What are foreign entanglements (meddling in the affairs of other nations) and forming political parties? E 300

53 Disagreements between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson led to the creation of two opposing groups called this. E 400

54 What are political parties? E 400

55 This right is protected by the First Amendment. E 500

56 What is freedom of speech? E 500

57 The Final Jeopardy Category is: THE U.S. CONSTITUTION and The SLAVE TRADE Please record your wager. Click on screen to begin

58 Name two reasons that the founders of the Constitution allowed the slave trade to continue. Click on screen to continue

59 1)They were afraid that the South would separate from the Union if slavery was limited. 2)The South needed slavery to survive economically. 3)The South threatened not to ratify (sign) the Constitution if it limited Slavery. 4)Northerners thought slavery would fade away on its own. Click on screen to continue

60 Thank You for Playing Jeopardy! Game Designed By C. Harr-MAIT

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