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1 AMERICAN HISTORY “ I won because I learned!”

2 AMERICAN HISTORY Constitution Jeopardy! Constitution Jeopardy!

3 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 LegislativeExecutive Who checks Judicial Convention

4 Legislative $100 QUESTION: What is the main duty of the legislative branch? QUESTION: What is the main duty of the legislative branch?

5 Legislative $100 QUESTION: What is the main duty of the legislative branch? QUESTION: What is the main duty of the legislative branch? ANSWER: Make Laws

6 Legislative $200 QUESTION: Who are the members of the legislative branch at the National Level and the State Level? QUESTION: Who are the members of the legislative branch at the National Level and the State Level?

7 Legislative $200 QUESTION: Who are the members of the legislative branch at the National Level and the State Level? QUESTION: Who are the members of the legislative branch at the National Level and the State Level? ANSWER: U.S. Congress and State General Assembly (House of Representatives and Senate for each)

8 Legislative 300 QUESTION: ________ years is the term lengths for House of Representative members and _________ years is the term length for senators QUESTION: ________ years is the term lengths for House of Representative members and _________ years is the term length for senators

9 Legislative $300 QUESTION: ________ years is the term lengths for House of Representative members and _________ years is the term length for senators QUESTION: ________ years is the term lengths for House of Representative members and _________ years is the term length for senators ANSWER: 2 years for house; 6 years for senate ANSWER: 2 years for house; 6 years for senate

10 Legislative $400 QUESTION: ______________ is the leader of the House of Representatives and _____________ is the leader of the senate and breaks ties there and the _____________ is in charge when the Vice President is not there. QUESTION: ______________ is the leader of the House of Representatives and _____________ is the leader of the senate and breaks ties there and the _____________ is in charge when the Vice President is not there.

11 Legislative $400 QUESTION : ______________ is the leader of the House of Representatives and _____________ is the leader of the senate and breaks ties there and the _____________ is in charge when the Vice President is not there. ANSWER: Speaker of the House; The Vice President; President Pro Tempore

12 Legislative $500 QUESTION: How does a bill, introduced in the Senate, become a law? QUESTION: How does a bill, introduced in the Senate, become a law?

13 Legislative $500 QUESTION: How does a bill, introduced in the Senate, become a law? ANSWER: Committee Senate Whole Senate Whole Senate Committee House Committee House Whole House Whole House Committee Congress Committee Congress Whole Congress Whole Congress President President If yes, law If no, 2/3 Congress If yes, law If no, 2/3 Congress then it is a law then it is a law

14 Executive $100 QUESTION: The main power of the Executive Branch is to? QUESTION: The main power of the Executive Branch is to?

15 Executive $100 QUESTION: The main power of the Executive Branch is to? QUESTION: The main power of the Executive Branch is to? ANSWER: Enforce the Law ANSWER: Enforce the Law

16 Executive $200 QUESTION: What are the requirements for becoming president? QUESTION: What are the requirements for becoming president?

17 Executive $200 QUESTION: What are the requirements for becoming president? QUESTION: What are the requirements for becoming president? ANSWER: 35 years of age; U.S. citizen for 14 years; born in the United States ANSWER: 35 years of age; U.S. citizen for 14 years; born in the United States

18 Executive $300 QUESTION: Who is the head of the Executive Branch at all three levels of government? QUESTION: Who is the head of the Executive Branch at all three levels of government?

19 Executive $300 QUESTION: Who is the head of the Executive Branch at all three levels of government? QUESTION: Who is the head of the Executive Branch at all three levels of government? ANSWER: ANSWER: National – President National – President State - Governor State - Governor Local – Mayor Local – Mayor

20 Executive $800 Question: What would cause the president to be impeached? Question: What would cause the president to be impeached?

21 Executive $800 Question: What would cause the president to be impeached? Question: What would cause the president to be impeached? ANSWER: High crimes (or misdemeanors), treason or bribery are three reasons the president could be impeached. ANSWER: High crimes (or misdemeanors), treason or bribery are three reasons the president could be impeached.

22 Executive $500 QUESTION: What are three decisions in our Constitution set up for the purpose of making sure our president did not act like a king? QUESTION: What are three decisions in our Constitution set up for the purpose of making sure our president did not act like a king?

23 $500 ANSWER:1) term limit 2) Overide by 2/3 vote by congress 3) Actions can be declared unconstitutional 4) can be impeached

24 Judicial $100 Question: What is main purpose of the Judicial Branch? Question: What is main purpose of the Judicial Branch?

25 Judicial $100 Question: What is main purpose of the Judicial Branch? Question: What is main purpose of the Judicial Branch? ANSWER: Interpret the law ANSWER: Interpret the law

26 Judicial $200 Question: Who is involved the Judicial Branch at the National Level? Question: Who is involved the Judicial Branch at the National Level?

27 Judicial $200 Question: Who is involved the Judicial Branch at the National Level? Question: Who is involved the Judicial Branch at the National Level? ANSWER: 9 Supreme Court Justices and District Courts ANSWER: 9 Supreme Court Justices and District Courts

28 Judicial $300 QUESTION: What is Judicial Review? QUESTION: What is Judicial Review?

29 Judicial $300 QUESTION: What is Judicial Review? QUESTION: What is Judicial Review? ANSWER: The right of the Supreme Court to look at and rule on acts of other branches of government ANSWER: The right of the Supreme Court to look at and rule on acts of other branches of government

30 Judicial $400 Question: The Judicial Branch was added to the Constitution even thought it would take power away from the states… so why did they add it? Question: The Judicial Branch was added to the Constitution even thought it would take power away from the states… so why did they add it?

31 Judicial $400 Question: The Judicial Branch was added to the Constitution even thought it would take power away from the states… so why did they add it? Question: The Judicial Branch was added to the Constitution even thought it would take power away from the states… so why did they add it? ANSWER: So we could settle disputes between states ANSWER: So we could settle disputes between states

32 Judicial $500 QUESTION: What stops us from having an unqualified Supreme Court Justice? (hint… how are they chosen?) QUESTION: What stops us from having an unqualified Supreme Court Justice? (hint… how are they chosen?)

33 Judicial $500 QUESTION:What stops us from having an unqualified Supreme Court Justice? (hint… how are they chosen?) QUESTION:What stops us from having an unqualified Supreme Court Justice? (hint… how are they chosen?) ANSWER: The President appoints them and the Senate has to approve them! ANSWER: The President appoints them and the Senate has to approve them!

34 Convention $100 QUESTION: How many states were needed to approve the new Constitution? QUESTION: How many states were needed to approve the new Constitution?

35 Convention $100 QUESTION: How many states were needed to approve the new Constitution? QUESTION: How many states were needed to approve the new Constitution? ANSWER: 9 out of 13 states ANSWER: 9 out of 13 states

36 Convention $200 QUESTION: Who presented the New Jersey Plan and what type of legislature did it recommend? QUESTION: Who presented the New Jersey Plan and what type of legislature did it recommend?

37 Convention $200 QUESTION: Who presented the New Jersey Plan and what type of legislature did it recommend? QUESTION: Who presented the New Jersey Plan and what type of legislature did it recommend? ANSWER: William Patterson presented the New Jersey Plan with a unicameral legislature and equal representation. ANSWER: William Patterson presented the New Jersey Plan with a unicameral legislature and equal representation.

38 Convention $300 QUESTION: While ______________ presided over the convention, it was _____________ proposal of the Great Compromise that allowed everyone to agree on a new government. QUESTION: While ______________ presided over the convention, it was _____________ proposal of the Great Compromise that allowed everyone to agree on a new government.

39 Convention $300 QUESTION:While ______________ presided over the convention, it was _____________ proposal of the Great Compromise that allowed everyone to agree on a new government. QUESTION:While ______________ presided over the convention, it was _____________ proposal of the Great Compromise that allowed everyone to agree on a new government. ANSWER: George Washington; Roger Sherman (Ben Franklin’s guidance) ANSWER: George Washington; Roger Sherman (Ben Franklin’s guidance)

40 Convention $400 QUESTION: Whose ideas were in the Virginia Plan and what was its plan for the legislative branch? QUESTION: Whose ideas were in the Virginia Plan and what was its plan for the legislative branch?

41 Convention $400 QUESTION: Whose ideas were in the Virginia Plan and what was its plan for the legislative branch? QUESTION: Whose ideas were in the Virginia Plan and what was its plan for the legislative branch? ANSWERS: James Madison proposed a bicameral legislature based on proportional representation ANSWERS: James Madison proposed a bicameral legislature based on proportional representation

42 Convention $500 QUESTION: What did the Great Compromise do with the newly formed legislative branch of government? QUESTION: What did the Great Compromise do with the newly formed legislative branch of government?

43 Convention $500 QUESTION: What did the Great Compromise do with the newly formed legislative branch of government? QUESTION: What did the Great Compromise do with the newly formed legislative branch of government? ANSWER: ANSWER: It created a House of Representatives based on proportional representation and a senate based on equal representation.

44 Who Checks Who $100 QUESTION: Which branch can veto a bill and who is being checked by that power? QUESTION: Which branch can veto a bill and who is being checked by that power?

45 Who Checks Who $100 QUESTION: Which branch can veto a bill and who is being checked by that power? QUESTION: Which branch can veto a bill and who is being checked by that power? ANSWER: Executive vetoes and checks the Legislative branch who would have been trying to pass it into law. ANSWER: Executive vetoes and checks the Legislative branch who would have been trying to pass it into law.

46 Who Checks Who $400 QUESTION: Which branch can approve a treaty and who would they check by doing so? QUESTION: Which branch can approve a treaty and who would they check by doing so?

47 Who Checks Who $400 QUESTION: Which branch can approve a treaty and who would they check by doing so? QUESTION: Which branch can approve a treaty and who would they check by doing so? ANSWER: The Legislative Branch approves treaties and checks the Executive Branch who would have proposed it. ANSWER: The Legislative Branch approves treaties and checks the Executive Branch who would have proposed it.

48 Who Checks Who $300 QUESTION: Which branch appoints a Supreme Court Justice and which branch are they checking by appointing them? QUESTION: Which branch appoints a Supreme Court Justice and which branch are they checking by appointing them?

49 Who Checks Who $300 QUESTION: Which branch appoints a Supreme Court Justice and which branch are they checking by appointing them? QUESTION: Which branch appoints a Supreme Court Justice and which branch are they checking by appointing them? ANSWER: The Executive Branch appoints justices and they are checking the Judicial Branch by appointing a solid candidate to their branch. ANSWER: The Executive Branch appoints justices and they are checking the Judicial Branch by appointing a solid candidate to their branch.

50 Who Checks Who $400 QUESTION: What branch can impeach a district court judge and who would they check by doing so? QUESTION: What branch can impeach a district court judge and who would they check by doing so?.

51 Who Checks Who $400 QUESTION: What branch can impeach a district court judge and who would they check by doing so? QUESTION: What branch can impeach a district court judge and who would they check by doing so? ANSWER: The Legislative Branch can impeach the judge and the Judicial Branch power is checked since the judge works within that branch ANSWER: The Legislative Branch can impeach the judge and the Judicial Branch power is checked since the judge works within that branch

52 Who Checks Who $500 QUESTION: What branch can approve the appointment of a judge and who would they be checking with that power? QUESTION: What branch can approve the appointment of a judge and who would they be checking with that power?

53 Who Checks Who $500 QUESTION: What branch can approve the appointment of a judge and who would they be checking with that power? QUESTION: What branch can approve the appointment of a judge and who would they be checking with that power? ANSWER: The Legislative Branch approves a judge and would check the Executive who appointed them and the Judicial who would get the approved judge. ANSWER: The Legislative Branch approves a judge and would check the Executive who appointed them and the Judicial who would get the approved judge.

54 $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000 $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000 $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000 $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000 $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000 ConventionWho ChecksDepartmentsPowerMystery

55 Convention $200 QUESTION: What was the other name for the Great Compromise? QUESTION: What was the other name for the Great Compromise?

56 Convention $200 QUESTION: What was the other name for the Great Compromise? QUESTION: What was the other name for the Great Compromise? ANSWER: The Connecticut Compromise ANSWER: The Connecticut Compromise

57 Convention $400 Question: What proposed plan followed the same legislative idea that was used under the Articles of Confederation? Question: What proposed plan followed the same legislative idea that was used under the Articles of Confederation?

58 Convention $400 Question: What proposed plan followed the same legislative idea that was used under the Articles of Confederation? Question: What proposed plan followed the same legislative idea that was used under the Articles of Confederation? Answer: The New Jersey Plan (a one house congress with equal voting) Answer: The New Jersey Plan (a one house congress with equal voting)

59 Convention $600 Question: What did the revision of the U.S. Constitution show the world? Question: What did the revision of the U.S. Constitution show the world?

60 Convention $600 Question: What did the revision of the U.S. Constitution show the world? Question: What did the revision of the U.S. Constitution show the world? Answer: That we could create a new government peacefully without war or violence. Answer: That we could create a new government peacefully without war or violence.

61 Convention $1600 Question: What was said at the Constitutional Convention about the counting of slaves in population? Question: What was said at the Constitutional Convention about the counting of slaves in population?

62 Convention $1600 Question: What was said at the Constitutional Convention about the counting of slaves in population? Question: What was said at the Constitutional Convention about the counting of slaves in population? Answer: The 3/5 th ’s Compromise said that for every 5 slaves 3 would be counted as population which would allow slave states to gain more representation in the house. Answer: The 3/5 th ’s Compromise said that for every 5 slaves 3 would be counted as population which would allow slave states to gain more representation in the house.

63 Convention $1000 Question: What was said about slave trade at the Constitutional Convention? Question: What was said about slave trade at the Constitutional Convention?

64 Convention $1000 Question:What was said about slave trade at the Constitutional Convention? Question:What was said about slave trade at the Constitutional Convention? Answer: Slaves would be traded freely for 20 years upon which time Congress would revisit the idea of potentially limiting slave trade. Answer: Slaves would be traded freely for 20 years upon which time Congress would revisit the idea of potentially limiting slave trade.

65 Who Checks Who $200 Question: Which branch impeaches the vice president and what branch is being checked by doing so?

66 Who Checks Who $200 Question: Which branch impeaches the vice president and what branch is being checked by doing so? Answer: The Legislative Branch (house of Representatives) impeaches officials who potentially broke the law and they would be checking the Executive Branch which is the Branch that the Vice President works in.

67 Who Checks Who $400 Question: Which branch would declare the actions of the secretary of state unconstitutional and what branch would be checked by doing so? Question: Which branch would declare the actions of the secretary of state unconstitutional and what branch would be checked by doing so?

68 Who Checks Who $400 Question: Which branch would declare the actions of the secretary of state unconstitutional and what branch would be checked by doing so? Question: Which branch would declare the actions of the secretary of state unconstitutional and what branch would be checked by doing so? Answer: The Judicial Branch would declare his/her actions unconstitutional and this would check the Executive Branch because the department of state is located in this branch. Answer: The Judicial Branch would declare his/her actions unconstitutional and this would check the Executive Branch because the department of state is located in this branch.

69 Who Checks Who $600 Question: Which branch declares a law unconstitutional and what branch would they be checking by doing so? Question: Which branch declares a law unconstitutional and what branch would they be checking by doing so?

70 Who Checks Who $600 Question: Which branch declares a law unconstitutional and what branch would they be checking by doing so? Question: Which branch declares a law unconstitutional and what branch would they be checking by doing so? Answer: The Judicial Branch declares laws unconstitutional and they are checking the Legislative Branch who would have passed it (a minor check would also be on the Executive branch if the president aided in the passing of the law) Answer: The Judicial Branch declares laws unconstitutional and they are checking the Legislative Branch who would have passed it (a minor check would also be on the Executive branch if the president aided in the passing of the law)

71 Who Checks Who $800 Question: What branch approves the appointment of the secretary of defense and who are they checking by doing so? Question: What branch approves the appointment of the secretary of defense and who are they checking by doing so?

72 Who Checks Who $800 Question: What branch approves the appointment of the secretary of defense and who are they checking by doing so? Question: What branch approves the appointment of the secretary of defense and who are they checking by doing so? Answer: The Legislative Branch (the Senate) approves the appointment of department members which checks to make sure Executive Branch department members are qualified. Answer: The Legislative Branch (the Senate) approves the appointment of department members which checks to make sure Executive Branch department members are qualified.

73 Who Checks Who $1000 Question: What branch approves a treaty and who are they checking by doing so? Question: What branch approves a treaty and who are they checking by doing so?

74 Who Checks Who $1000 Who Checks Who $1000 Question: What branch approves a treaty and who are they checking by doing so? Question: What branch approves a treaty and who are they checking by doing so? Answer: The Legislative Branch approves treaties that were originally proposed by the Executive Branch who is checked by their approval. Answer: The Legislative Branch approves treaties that were originally proposed by the Executive Branch who is checked by their approval.

75 Departments $200 Question: What department deals with foreign affairs? Question: What department deals with foreign affairs?

76 Departments $200 Question: What department deals with foreign affairs? Question: What department deals with foreign affairs? Answer: Department of State Answer: Department of State

77 Departments $400 Question: What department monitors the working conditions in the United States? Question: What department monitors the working conditions in the United States?

78 Departments $400 Question: What department monitors the working conditions in the United States? Question: What department monitors the working conditions in the United States? Answer: Department of Labor Answer: Department of Labor

79 Departments $1200 Question: What department takes our National census and works with patents? Question: What department takes our National census and works with patents?

80 Departments $1200 Question: What department takes our National census and works with patents? Question: What department takes our National census and works with patents? Answer: Department of Commerce Answer: Department of Commerce

81 Departments $800 Question: What department includes the Internal Revenue Service and aides in the collection of income tax? Question: What department includes the Internal Revenue Service and aides in the collection of income tax?

82 Departments $800 Question: What department includes the Internal Revenue Service and aides in the collection of income tax? Question: What department includes the Internal Revenue Service and aides in the collection of income tax? Answer: Department of Treasury

83 Departments $1000 Question: What department helps with National Parks? Question: What department helps with National Parks?

84 Departments $1000 Question: What department helps with National Parks? Question: What department helps with National Parks? Answer: The Department of the Interior Answer: The Department of the Interior

85 Power $200 Question: What did the founding fathers do to make sure that no one branch ended up having too much power? Question: What did the founding fathers do to make sure that no one branch ended up having too much power?

86 Power $200 Question: What did the founding fathers do to make sure that no one branch ended up having too much power? Question: What did the founding fathers do to make sure that no one branch ended up having too much power? Answer: They set up a system of checks and balances splitting the power between the Legislative, Executive and Judicial Branches Answer: They set up a system of checks and balances splitting the power between the Legislative, Executive and Judicial Branches

87 Power $400 Question: What is the term we use to describe a government that has power that is distributed between more than one level of government? Question: What is the term we use to describe a government that has power that is distributed between more than one level of government?

88 Power $400 Question: What is the term we use to describe a government that has power that is distributed between more than one level of government? Question: What is the term we use to describe a government that has power that is distributed between more than one level of government? Answer: Federalism Answer: Federalism

89 Power $600 Question: What kind of power would we consider marriage laws to fall under in the United States since it is a power that is reserved to be dealt with at the state level? Question: What kind of power would we consider marriage laws to fall under in the United States since it is a power that is reserved to be dealt with at the state level?

90 Power $600 Question: What kind of power would we consider marriage laws to fall under in the United States since it is a power that is reserved to be dealt with at the state level? Question: What kind of power would we consider marriage laws to fall under in the United States since it is a power that is reserved to be dealt with at the state level? Answer: Reserved Power –

91 Power $800 Question: What kind of power would we consider maintaining an army be in the United States? Question: What kind of power would we consider maintaining an army be in the United States?

92 Power $800 Question: What kind of power would we consider maintaining an army be in the United States? Question: What kind of power would we consider maintaining an army be in the United States? Answer: Enumerated Power – only the national government has this power Answer: Enumerated Power – only the national government has this power

93 Power $1000 Question: What kind of power would we call issuing income taxes in the United States? Question: What kind of power would we call issuing income taxes in the United States?

94 Power $1000 Question: What kind of power would we call issuing income taxes in the United States? Question: What kind of power would we call issuing income taxes in the United States? Answer: Concurrent Power - since it can be issued at the State and the National level Answer: Concurrent Power - since it can be issued at the State and the National level

95 Mystery $200 Question: How many Articles are included in the Constitution?

96 Mystery $200 Question: How many Articles are included in the Constitution? ANSWER: 7 articles

97 Mystery $400 Question: How many terms can a U.S. House of Representatives member or a Senator serve? Question: How many terms can a U.S. House of Representatives member or a Senator serve?

98 Mystery $400 Question: How many terms can a U.S. House of Representatives member or a Senator serve? Question: How many terms can a U.S. House of Representatives member or a Senator serve? ANSWER: As many as they are elected for that position. No term maximun ANSWER: As many as they are elected for that position. No term maximun

99 Mystery $600 QUESTION: Who takes over if the President and the Vice President both resign?

100 Mystery $600 QUESTION: Who takes over if the President and the Vice President both resign? ANSWER: The Speaker of the House

101 Mystery $800. Question: If a presidential candidate does not receive _______ electoral votes, then the ___________________ selects the president and the ____________ selects the vice president.

102 Mystery $800 Question: If a presidential candidate does not receive _______ electoral votes, then the ___________________ selects the president and the ____________ selects the vice president. ANSWER: 270 House of Representatives House of Representatives the Senate the Senate

103 Mystery $1000 QUESTION: If the president charged with treason, __________ or commits a high crime, they could be ___________ by the House of Representatives and potentially ______________ by the senate.

104 Mystery $1000 QUESTION: If the president charged with treason, __________ or commits a high crime, they could be ___________ by the House of Representatives and potentially ______________ by the senate. ANSWER: bribery impeached impeached removed removed

105 Daily Double!! Daily Double!! NOW WORTH $800!!!

106 Daily Double!! Daily Double!! NOW WORTH $400!!!

107 Daily Double!! Daily Double!! NOW WORTH $1600!!!

108 Daily Double!! Daily Double!! NOW WORTH $1200!!!

109 Final Jeopardy! Final Jeopardy!

110 Final Jeopardy Question What are three rules that change from the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution?

111 Final Jeopardy Question What are three rules that change from the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution? ANSWER! - We now at the Federal level an executive branch, a judicial branch, only National money and the ability to negotiate tariffs and to tax just to name a few!


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