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1 Circle Clue Game Slowly, reveal the clues. Try to guess the correct answer using as few clues as possible. GOOD LUCK!!!

2 Magna Carta British Nobility v. King Limited Power of King Trial by Jury Founding document signed by King John

3 Federalism System of Government National Government Divided Power States Power is divided between the national and state governments

4 Declaration of Independence Treasonous Grievances King George III 1776 Written by Thomas Jefferson

5 Bill of Rights Declaration of Independence Anti- Federalists Guarantees Unalienable Rights 1 st 10 Amendments

6 Thomas Jefferson Secretary of State under Washington Vice President under John Adams 3 rd President Louisiana Purchase 1803 Declaration of Independence 1776

7 Thomas Paine Patriot Writer Urged colonists to support independence The Crisis Common Sense

8 Articles of Confederation Yorktown No taxation Weak central government 1 st attempt at a national government by the United States Weak executive

9 Checks and Balances Congress approves Presidents appointments President appoints judges Supreme Court may declare laws unconstitutional President may veto bills Way to make sure each branch does their jobs correctly

10 Nullification South Carolina John C. Calhoun Henry Clay State’s Rights Idea that a state could ignore national laws

11 Abolitionists William Lloyd Garrison John Brown Sojourner Truth Frederick Douglass Movement to end slavery

12 Abraham Lincoln Republican Illinois Civil War Emancipation Proclamation Gettysburg Address

13 Women’s Suffrage Seneca Falls Elizabeth Cady Stanton Susan B. Anthony Right to Vote Exclusion

14 1787 Change Articles of Confederation George Washington Philadelphia Writing the Constitution Weak Government

15 George Washington From Virginia On Money1 st President of United States Commander of the Continental Army Member of Continental Congress

16 Unalienable Rights God Given Rights Rights that cannot be taken away Life, Liberty Pursuit of Happiness Declaration of Independence

17 Popular Sovereignty People have the power “We the People” Principal of the Constitution The People have the final authority over the government Constitution

18 Colonial Grievances “He is waging war against us” “He will not protect the people” “Taxation without representation” Addressed in the Bill of Rights “We have no trial by jury”

19 1 st Amendment Freedom to Petition the government Freedom of Religion Freedom of the Press Freedom of Speech Freedom to Assemble Peacefully

20 13 th, 14 th, 15 th Amendments Citizenship Right to vote Former Slaves Constitutional Amendments Freedom

21 Columbian Exchange North America Transfer and Trade Animals, Crops, and Disease Between Europe and the New World Caribbean

22 Subsistence Farming Self Sufficient Family of Workers Growing for yourself Do not grow cash crops Poor

23 Primary Source Letter Not a textbook Eyewitness to events The best source of historical information Diary

24 John and Abigail Adams She wrote letters to him often He was Vice President under Washington She spoke often for women’s rights He was the 2 nd President of the Untied States He helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris in 1783

25 Bubonic Plague From Asia Ring Around the Roses Rats Millions Die Trade

26 Bubonic Plague From Asia Ring Around the Roses Rats Killed Millions Trade

27 Some Reasons for the American Revolution The colony was a long distance away from it’s home country Taxing Tea Common Sense made sense to a lot of people No taxation without representation Demanded Rights of Englishmen

28 Civil War Fort Sumter Gettysburg and Vicksburg Over 600,000 people die Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse Secession

29 Cottage Industry Work at home Sell products Minimal resources Small Scale Production Family

30 Growth of Representative Government Mayflower Compact English Bill of Rights Fundamental Orders of Connecticut US Constitution Magna Carta


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