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1 8th Grade Social Studies Mid-year Checkpoint Assessment Study Guide

2 $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 Action/ReactionPeopleConst. ConventionGovernmentB of R

3 Action/Reaction for $100 President Jefferson did this to end the attacks on US ships by the Barbary Pirates President Jefferson did this to end the attacks on US ships by the Barbary Pirates P. 167 P. 167

4 Action/Reaction for $200 Congress passed a tax on whiskey, farmers rebelled, and President Washington sent in the army because he wanted to establish this. Congress passed a tax on whiskey, farmers rebelled, and President Washington sent in the army because he wanted to establish this. P. 147 P. 147

5 Action/Reaction for $300 The system that gives each branch of government some control over the others as a way to keep any of them from becoming too powerful. The system that gives each branch of government some control over the others as a way to keep any of them from becoming too powerful. P. 126 P. 126

6 Action/Reaction for $400 In order to be able to give the nation a stable currency, collect taxes and make loans to businesses, Alexander Hamilton wanted to create one of these. In order to be able to give the nation a stable currency, collect taxes and make loans to businesses, Alexander Hamilton wanted to create one of these. P. 151 P. 151

7 Action/Reaction $500 Even though it took place 2 weeks after the War of 1812 was officially over, this battle was a great American victory, and made a hero of Andrew Jackson because so few US soldiers were killed. Even though it took place 2 weeks after the War of 1812 was officially over, this battle was a great American victory, and made a hero of Andrew Jackson because so few US soldiers were killed. P. 170 P. 170

8 People for $100 Thieves who attacked US ships in the Mediterranean Sea during the 1800’s. Thieves who attacked US ships in the Mediterranean Sea during the 1800’s. P. 167 P. 167

9 People for $200 This lawyer wrote a poem during the War of 1812 that later was set to music and became “The Star Spangled Banner”. This lawyer wrote a poem during the War of 1812 that later was set to music and became “The Star Spangled Banner”. P. 169 P. 169

10 People for $300 The person most responsible for writing the Bill of Rights. The person most responsible for writing the Bill of Rights. P. 134 P. 134

11 People for $400 This farmer led a rebellion that caused Congress to call the Constitutional Convention. This farmer led a rebellion that caused Congress to call the Constitutional Convention. P. 105 P. 105

12 People for $500 The people who were hurt the most by President Jefferson’s embargo policy. The people who were hurt the most by President Jefferson’s embargo policy. P. 167 P. 167

13 Government for $100 The person in charge of the Executive branch of the government and responsible for enforcing federal laws. The person in charge of the Executive branch of the government and responsible for enforcing federal laws. P. 124 P. 124

14 Government $200 The main job of the legislative branch. The main job of the legislative branch. P. 122 P. 122

15 Government for $300 The executives or leaders, of the various departments of government are members of this group that helps to advise the president. The executives or leaders, of the various departments of government are members of this group that helps to advise the president. P. 124 P. 124

16 Government for $400 The system that allows each branch of government to have some influence over the other 2 so that no one branch can become to powerful. The system that allows each branch of government to have some influence over the other 2 so that no one branch can become to powerful. P. 126 P. 126

17 Government for $500 The Supreme Court case of Marbury Vs Madison established this idea--that the Supreme Court has the authority to determine if laws are constitutional or not. The Supreme Court case of Marbury Vs Madison established this idea--that the Supreme Court has the authority to determine if laws are constitutional or not. P. 125 P. 125

18 Bill of Rights for $100 The Bill of Rights is part of this document. The Bill of Rights is part of this document. P. 134 P. 134

19 Bill of Rights for $200 The First Amendment protects the rights of speech, worship and _____________. The First Amendment protects the rights of speech, worship and _____________. P P

20 Bill of Rights for $300 The Bill of Rights is protected by this part of the government. The Bill of Rights is protected by this part of the government. P. 124 P. 124

21 Bill of Rights for $400 The amendment that says rights not specifically listed in the Constitution belong to the people. The amendment that says rights not specifically listed in the Constitution belong to the people. P. 142 P. 142

22 Bill of Rights for $500 The fourth amendment says a judge must issue a warrant before the police can do this. The fourth amendment says a judge must issue a warrant before the police can do this. P. 139 P. 139

23 Constitutional Convention $100 The document that was used to govern the United States before the Constitution was adopted. The document that was used to govern the United States before the Constitution was adopted. P. 103 P. 103

24 Constitutional Convention for $200 The delegates to the Constitutional Convention worked hard to balance the needs and worries of these two groups. The delegates to the Constitutional Convention worked hard to balance the needs and worries of these two groups. P. 109 P. 109

25 Constitutional Convention for $300 The Constitutional Convention compromised and gave the job of choosing a president to ____________. The Constitutional Convention compromised and gave the job of choosing a president to ____________. P. 114 P. 114

26 Constitutional Convention for $400 The Great Compromise combined The New Jersey and the Virginia plans to determine this. The Great Compromise combined The New Jersey and the Virginia plans to determine this. P. 109 P. 109

27 Constitutional Convention for $500 Congress has the power to pass laws needed to carry out its duties because of this clause. Congress has the power to pass laws needed to carry out its duties because of this clause. P. 122 P. 122

28 $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 Foreign PolicyPartiesThe 3 B’sFolk ArtArt’s of Confed Double Jeopardy

29 Foreign Policy for $200 The Barbary Coast is on the north shore of this continent. The Barbary Coast is on the north shore of this continent. P. 166 P. 166

30 Foreign Policy for $400  The War Hawks wanted to declare war on England in 1812 because they wanted to gain control of this area.  P. 169

31 Foreign Policy for $600 President Washington urged the nation to follow a foreign policy based on this. President Washington urged the nation to follow a foreign policy based on this. P. 148 P. 148

32 Foreign Policy for $800 President Madison tried to protect US sailors who were being seized by both of these nations in an attempt to keep the US from sending supplies to the other while they were at war. President Madison tried to protect US sailors who were being seized by both of these nations in an attempt to keep the US from sending supplies to the other while they were at war. P. 166 P. 166

33 Foreign Policy for $1000 This president established a famous policy that insisted European nations not create any more colonies in North and South America. This president established a famous policy that insisted European nations not create any more colonies in North and South America. P. 172 P. 172

34 Political Parties for $200 The Federalists thought the government should be run by this group of people. The Federalists thought the government should be run by this group of people. P.150 P.150

35 Political Parties for $400  The Federalists and the Republicans disagreed about how much ____________ the government should have.  P. 153

36 Political Parties for $600 Thomas Jefferson, a Republican, was in favor of this theory that believes states have the power to cancel out or ignore federal laws if they don’t like them. Thomas Jefferson, a Republican, was in favor of this theory that believes states have the power to cancel out or ignore federal laws if they don’t like them. P.156 P.156

37 Political Parties for $800 The Republicans thought these 2 laws were an attempt to limit the freedoms of speech and press. The Republicans thought these 2 laws were an attempt to limit the freedoms of speech and press. P.155 P.155

38 Political Parties for $1000 This president warned the nation about the dangers of being too loyal to a particular political party. This president warned the nation about the dangers of being too loyal to a particular political party. P.148 P.148

39 The 3 Branches of Government for $200 By combining these two plans, the Constitutional Convention created the 3 branches of government that we use today. By combining these two plans, the Constitutional Convention created the 3 branches of government that we use today. P. 109 P. 109

40 The 3 Branches of Government for $400  This branch of the government has the power to veto laws.  P. 126

41 The 3 Branches of Government for $600 This power allows the Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional. This power allows the Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional. P. 125 P. 125

42 The 3 Branches of Government for $800 The Constitution has successfully governed the United States for over 200 years because of these qualities. The Constitution has successfully governed the United States for over 200 years because of these qualities.

43 The 3 Branches of Government for $1000 Supreme Court Justice John Marshall’s decisions limited the power of this group and gave more power to the federal government. Supreme Court Justice John Marshall’s decisions limited the power of this group and gave more power to the federal government. P. 179 P. 179

44 Folk Art for $200 Folk art is created by _______________. Folk art is created by _______________. P. 180 P. 180

45 Folk Art for $400 John James Audubon was famous for his paintings of these. John James Audubon was famous for his paintings of these. P. 180 P. 180

46 Folk Art for $600 Slaves combined traditional church hymns with African musical styles to create this new type of music. Slaves combined traditional church hymns with African musical styles to create this new type of music. P. 181 P. 181

47 Folk Art for $800 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is famous for writing this, America’s first epic poem. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is famous for writing this, America’s first epic poem. P. 182 P. 182

48 Folk Art for $1000 An increase in this after the War of 1812 helped to create a new national identity for many Americans. An increase in this after the War of 1812 helped to create a new national identity for many Americans. P. 176 P. 176

49 Articles of Confederation for $200 The Articles of Confederation served as the first __________________ for the US. The Articles of Confederation served as the first __________________ for the US. P.103 P.103

50 Articles of Confederation for $400 One of the problems with the Articles of Confederation was that it did not allow Congress to collect _____________. One of the problems with the Articles of Confederation was that it did not allow Congress to collect _____________. P. 103 P. 103

51 Articles of Confederation for $600 The Articles of Confederation gave Congress the power to pass laws and declare _____________. The Articles of Confederation gave Congress the power to pass laws and declare _____________. P. 103 P. 103

52 Articles of Confederation for $800 The Northwest Ordinance, a law passed under the Articles of Confederation, divided up land in the west, explained how territories could become states, granted settlers rights, but did NOT allow this. The Northwest Ordinance, a law passed under the Articles of Confederation, divided up land in the west, explained how territories could become states, granted settlers rights, but did NOT allow this. P. 104 P. 104

53 Articles of Confederation for $1000 Under this plan of government, most of the power was held by this group. Under this plan of government, most of the power was held by this group. P. 103 P. 103

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58 Final Jeopardy! Ism’s

59 Final Jeopardy Question These two words refer to a sense of pride in one’s country and an economic system based on private ownership of farms and businesses. These two words refer to a sense of pride in one’s country and an economic system based on private ownership of farms and businesses. P P


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