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US Government Edition 2008
The Three Branches
The “Tough” Amendments
Stuff You Should Know
The “Tough” Amendments Amendments $100 $100 $300 $200 $400 $500 $100 $300 $200 $400 $500 $100 $300 $200 $400 $500 $100 $300 $200 $400 $500 $100 $300 $200 $400 $500 The Three Branches Stuff You Should Know The Preamble
Question: Name three of the five “Basic Rights.” Check Your Answer Topic 1 for $100
Answer: Speech, Press, Religion, Peaceable assembly, Petition the Government Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for $100
Question: Which right is granted by the Second Amendment? Check Your Answer Topic 1 for $200
Answer: Weapons and Militia: The right of the people to keep and bear Arms. Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for $200
Question: The Fifth Amendment deals with rights afforded an accused person. The Amendment stipulates two terms. Name one of the two. Check Your Answer Topic 1 for $300
Answer: People cannot be tried twice for the same crime, nor can they be forced to testify against themselves. Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for $300
Question: What is the third amendment? Check Your Answer Topic 1 for $400
Answer: Housing Soldiers: The federal government cannot force people to house soldiers during peacetime. Congress may pass laws allowing this during wartime. Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for $400
Question: What is the fourth amendment? Check Your Answer Topic 1 for $500
Answer: Search and Seizures: Provides for peoples privacy and safety. A police officer cannot search a person’s home or belongings without just cause. Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for $500
Question: Fill in the Blank: We the ___________ of the United States, in order to form a more perfect nation... Check Your Answer Topic 2 for $100
Answer: People Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for $100
Question: Fill in the Blank:... establish justice, insure domestic _____________, Check Your Answer Topic 2 for $200
Answer: Tranquility Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for $200
Check Your Answer Topic 2 for $300 Question: Fill in the Blank:... provide for the common defense, promote the general __________,
Answer: Welfare Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for $300
Question: Fill in the Blank:... and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our __________, Check Your Answer Topic 2 for $400
Answer: Posterity Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for $400
Question: Fill in the Blank:... do ordain and __________ this Constitution for the United States of America. Check Your Answer Topic 2 for $500
Answer: Establish Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for $500
Question: Which branch of government is established in the Article III of the Constitution? Check Your Answer Topic 3 for $100
Answer: Judicial Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for $100
Question: Who helps the president of the US when he faces a decision? Check Your Answer Topic 3 for $200
Answer: The Vice President, or a Cabinet member Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for $200
Question: Which court is the highest in the land? Check Your Answer Topic 3 for $300
Answer: The Supreme Court Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for $300
Question: Which branch of the government has the authority to make laws for the nation? Check Your Answer Topic 3 for $400
Answer: Legislative branch Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for $400
Question: What does “bicameral” mean? Check Your Answer Topic 3 for $500
Answer: It is made up of two chambers, the Senate and the House of Representatives Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for $500
Question: What is the seventh amendment? Check Your Answer Topic 4 for $100
Answer: Jury Trial in Civil Cases: In most federal civil cases involving more than 20 dollars, a jury trial is guaranteed. Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for $100
Question: What is the eighth amendment? Check Your Answer Topic 4 for $200
Answer: : Courts cannot treat harshly people accused of crimes or punish them in unusual or cruel ways. Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for $200
Question: What is the ninth amendment? Check Your Answer Topic 4 for $300
Answer: Rights of the People: The federal government must respect all natural rights, whether or not they are listed in the Constitution. Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for $300
Question: What is the tenth amendment? Check Your Answer Topic 4 for $400
Answer: Powers of States and the People: Any rights not clearly given to the federal government or denied to the states belong to the people. Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for $400
Question: How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights? Check Your Answer Topic 4 for $500
Answer: 10 Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for $500
Question: How many states are there in the US? Check Your Answer Topic 5 for $100
Answer: 50 Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for $100
Question: Which animal is the symbol of the US? Check Your Answer Topic 5 for $200
Answer: Eagle Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for $200
Question: In which country is the US actively engaged in war? Check Your Answer Topic 5 for $300
Answer: Iraq or Afghanistan Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for $300
Question: Who is the current First Lady of the US? Check Your Answer Topic 5 for $400
Answer: Laura Bush Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for $400
Question: Who is the current Governor of Georgia? Check Your Answer Topic 5 for $500
Answer: Sonny Perdue Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for $500
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