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The constitution is known as “The _________ Law of the Land”
What is Supreme? (Laws that are unconstiutional are not allowed)
What are the three branches of the U.S. government?
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial
The Constitution is divided into sections or these.
What are Articles?
Those who were against signing the Constitution were known as
Who are the Anti-Federalists?
This state did not send deputies to the Constitutional Convention.
What is Rhode Island?
This man is the father of the Constitution
This branch of government Declares war
What is Legislative? (Federal Power)
This person is the “Commander in Chief” of the armed forces
Who is the President?
This branch declares a law unconstitutional
What is the judicial branch?
The President, VP, and Cabinet make up this branch
What is the executive?
This house of Congress tries A person if impeached
What is the Senate?
The first form of American Government was?
What are the Articles of Confederation?
This success under the Articles of Confederation allowed for states to be Created
What is the Northwest Ordinance of 1787
This was final result of a debate between large and small states at the Constitutional Convention.
What is the Great Compromise
Those who favored ratification of the Constitution were called_____.
What were Federalists?
This compromise helped settle How slaves were to be counted
What is the 3/5 Compromise
Congress created a two house Legislature also known as this
The longest term of office in the government is held by _______.
What are judges? Life term
The Justices of the Supreme Court are appointed by _______ and approved by _________
Who are the president and senate? *9 Total Justices including the Chief Justice
Practice of each branch of Government checking on the Other so one branch is not More powerful than the other
What are checks and balances
To ratify an amendment, this Majority is needed in Congress
What is ¾ majority?
This amendment provides rights of the accused not to testify against themselves
What is the 5 th Amendment?
This amendment guarantees The right to bear arms
What is the 2nd Amendment?
This amendment states no excessive or cruel punishment Shall be allowed
What is the Eighth Amendment?
This amendment grants no double jeopardy
What is the 5 th Amendment?
This amendment gives those accused of a crime the right to a speedy trial
What is the 6 th ?
Whose job is it to make decisions about Declaring War, Coining Money and establishing post offices?
What are Federal Powers?
The first 10 amendments to the constitution are also known as…
What are the Bill of Rights?
What is the main idea of the preamble?
To state the purpose or goals of the Constitution
What were 3 weaknesses of under the Articles of Confederation?
1. No executive Branch 2. Only 1 vote per state regardless of population 3. Could not collect taxes from the people 4. Congress made up of one house
Get a piece of scrap paper Number from 1 to 50 Let’s see what you know! Which one are you?
Jeopardy Legislative Executive and Judicial Checks and Balances AmendmentsThe Preamble Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400.
The Constitution Test Every 8 th Grader Must Pass It and This Will Help!
Birth of a Government “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain.
Review for Chapter 4 Test
Documents Checks & Balances Const. Conven- tion Term Limits People Hodge Podge $200 $400 $600 $800 $1,000.
Legislative Branch (Congress) 2- House (bicameral) legislature Senate House of Representatives Rep. based on Rep. based on population for population for.
Separation of Powers When the powers of the U.S. government is divided among the three branches of government. The writers of the Constitution included.
THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF 1787 Chapter 5 Section 2 (Part 1)
Civics Chapter 5 The U.S. Constitution
Warm-up for 1/22 and 1/23 Imagine that you have just declared independence from Great Britain, if you were in charge of helping to create our new government,
This motto was adopted in 1782 by the Founding Fathers.
Aim: How was the United States Government designed after the Constitutional Convention of 1787? Do Now: What can you tell about the US Government from.
The Constitution The Constitution is the rules for running our government. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land.
Welcome! The Topic For Today Is… The Constitution!!!
The Constitution Unit 1 Notes.
Three Branches of Government
Belief that “WE the PEOPLE” hold the power of government.
A loosely formed alliance with a weak central government is called a?
Unit 3 Vocabulary New Nation.
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