Presentation on theme: "Fact or Fib: Early Republic"— Presentation transcript:
1 Fact or Fib: Early Republic Directions: Using a scratch piece of paper, make two cards. Label one card fact and the other fib.When I put the statement on the screen decide whether it is a fact or fib. When I say go, lay down your card. Whoever plays the write card, gets a point!
2 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 1 America’s first constitution, the Articles of Confederation, created a weak, ineffective national government.FACT
3 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 2 Abigail Adams asked her husband, John, to give women rights during the revolution/writing of the Articles.FACT
4 FIB Fact or Fib: Statement 3 A republic is a plan of government and they limit the power of the government.A republic is a government in which citizens rule through elected representatives. This describes constitution.
5 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 4 The Northwest Ordinance provided for the orderly settlement and statehood of the Ohio territory and banned slavery.FACT
6 FIB Fact or Fib: Statement 5 Shay’s rebellion was a violent protest by farmers in Pennsylvania over taxes on Whiskey.This describes the Whiskey Rebellion. Shay’s Rebellion was over property taxes and led to the call for a stronger national government.
7 FIB Fact or Fib: Statement 6 The New Jersey Plan called for a 2 house legislature with representation based on a state’s population.This actually describes the Virginia Plan. The New Jersey Plan called for a 1 house legislature with equal representation for each state.
8 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 7 At the Constitution Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, the delegates debated revising the Articles or writing a new constitution.FACT
9 FIB Fact or Fib: Statement 8 The 3/5 Compromise called for a 2 house legislature with a House of Representatives based on population and a Senate where each state had 2 votes.This describes the Great Compromise. The 3/5 compromise stated that 5 enslaved persons equal 3 free person in determining population and for taxation purposes.
10 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 9 James Madison crafted a lot of the Constitution and therefore is called the “father of the Constitution.”FACT
11 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 10 The Constitution was on earlier documents and writings including the Magna Carta and English Bill of Rights.FACT
12 Thomas Jefferson helped write the Constitution. Fact or Fib: Statement 11FIBThomas Jefferson helped write the Constitution.Jefferson wasn’t even in the country when it was written. In fact, he argued against the Constitution.
13 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 12 The Magna Carta limited the power of the king and provided for the right of habeas corpus.FACT
14 FIB Fact or Fib: Statement 13 The English Bill of Rights protected individual rights and was based on the thoughts of Thomas Paine about natural rights.Actually, it was based on the ideas of John Locke. Thomas Paine wrote “The Crisis” and “Common Sense”.
15 FIB Fact or Fib: Statement 14 The Federalists papers were written by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay and argued against the constitution.The Federalists supported the ratification of the constitution. The Anti-federalists are the ones that argued against the constitution because it did not have a bill of rights.
16 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 15 Popular Sovereignty states that people are the source of a government’s power. “We the people…..”FACT
17 FIB Fact or Fib: Statement 16 The Federal System called for the separation of power between the three branches.The Federal System is the sharing of power between the national and state governments.
18 FIB Fact or Fib: Statement 17 The Executive Branch is made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate. This branch makes laws, collect taxes, raises military, and regulates trade.This describes the Legislative Branch. The executive is made up of the president and his cabinet. He enforces the laws, is the commander in chief, and has veto power.
19 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 18 The Judicial Branch is made up of the Supreme Court and Federal Court System. They interpret laws and have the power of judicial review.FACT
20 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 19 Checks and Balances gives each branch the power of government to limit another, so power is balanced.FACT
21 FACT Fact or Fib: Statement 20 The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the Constitution that protect individual freedoms.FACT