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200 400 200 400 600 800 1000 800 1000 Constitutional Amendments Government & Democracy The Three Branches Colonial History, Etc. Guiding Principles
According to the 22nd Amendment, the President may serve how many Terms?
Two terms (eight years)
According to the 26th Amendment, the legal voting age in the U.S. is?
The 4th Amendment protects people from what without good reason or a warrant?
What four things does the 1st Amendment protect?
Speech, religion, press and assembly
What Amendment protects against cruel and unusual punishment?
The Eighth Amendment
The division of power between national and local governments
What is federalism?
Leaders who are accepted as authorities
What are legitimate Leaders?
The founding principle means that power comes from the people
What is popular sovereignty?
The kind of democracy where we elect our leaders
What is republican democracy?
Rights guaranteed to citizens
What branch of government makes the laws?
What branch of government carries out laws?
What branch of government reviews the laws?
What branch of government is the the Congress associated with?
What is the term for the way government branches limit one another?
Checks and balances
Who was the colonial ruler of the United States?
What document outlines the rights of American citizens?
The Bill of Rights
What document formed the government of the United States?
What is the first part of the Constitution that sets goals for our government?
What was the document that formed the first government of the United States?
The Articles of Confederation
Power resides with the people
The division of power between central and local governments
The ability of branches to limit the powers of each other
Checks & Balances
The judicial branch is independent from the rest of the government
The people and the government must follow a set of laws
Rule of Law
Major Principles of the United States Constitution.
Constitution and Bill of Rights Test Review
7 Principles of the Constitution
U.S. Government Terms.
Know the qualifications and terms of each of the following Legislative, executive, judicial.
Standard Indicator The Basic Principles of Government.
The Constitution of the United States U.S. History.
Principles of the U.S. Constitution. The Ideas Upon Which Our Government Was Founded Principles of the U.S. Constitution Popular Sovereignty Republicanism.
Constitution Test Review. What was the name of the first Constitution? The Articles of Confederation The Articles of Confederation.
The U.S. Constitution Representative Democracy Representative Democracy Federalism Federalism Bicameralism Bicameralism Separation of Powers Separation.
THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT. INTRODUCTION Declared Independence from Great Britain July 4, 1776 Signed the Constitution September 17, 1787 Created our.
The US Constitution. Constitutional Convention When? May 25, 1787 Where? Philadelphia in Independence Hall Lasted several months in hot summer conditions.
The Constitution : The Constitution is the highest law in the United States Each state also has a Constitution the highest law for that state The.
The Constitution is the document that the United States is governed by. (A list of all the laws)
7 Basic Principles of the Constitution. 1. Popular Sovereignty All Power is held by the People The power to govern is given through the Constitution (Social.
7 Principles of the Constitution. Popular Sovereignty The natural rights concept that ultimate political authority rests with the people (we vote)
Seven Principles of the Constitution
Early American Documents. Declaration of Independence (1776) Mostly written by Thomas Jefferson Gave reasons why the colonists were demanding independence.
Principles of the Constitution Texas History Chapter 12.
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