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A B C D E $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Final Jeopardy
Refusal to do business or buy products of a nation to pressure a change in policy
the granting of official formal approval to adopt a policy or document
A two house legislature
The characteristic of the constitution that most angered the Anti-Federalists
lack of a bill of rights
These three men authored the 85 “Federalist Papers” to win support for the constitution
John Jay Alexander Hamilton James Madison
group who urged the ratification of the constitution after it was completed in 1787
The city in which the Constitutional Convention was held…..
The very first attempt by the colonists to unify for any reason
New England Confederation
functioned as the first national government of the United States after declaring our independence from England
2 nd Continental Congress
The very 1 st state to ratify the Constitution
The “Father of the Constitution”
stated that each state should be represented equally in one house of Congress and on the basis of population in the other house
The Great Compromise
Day, month and year the Declaration of Independence was signed
July 4, 1776
This was the year in which the Articles of Confederation went into effect
This meeting of colonial leaders wrote our first constitution as a free nation.
2 nd Continental Congress
Large state plan presented at the Constitutional Convention; wanted representation to congress based on state population
A written plan for government
passed to gain southern state support for the constitution; stated that 3/5 of slaves would be counted in their population to gain representative in congress
Papers written to gain support for ratification of the Constitution in New York and Virginia.
The Federalist Papers
the last straw for the Articles of Confederation, this prompted the call for the Constitutional Convention
Our nations first written plan of government
The Articles of Confederation
small state plan for government, called for equal representation in congress
New Jersey Plan
Selected to serve as president of the Constitutional Convention
Selected as the first capital of the United States under the Constitution….
New York City
The first attempt of the colonists to unify in opposition to the policies of Great Britain (1765)
Stamp Act Congress
Identify 4 weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation as discussed in lecture
1.No national currency 2.Congress couldn’t tax (pay debt) 3.No executive branch 4.No federal courts 5.1 state 1 vote regardless of size 6. congress couldn’t regulate trade 7.Trouble raising militia 8.9/13 states required to pass laws
The Constitutional Convention. I. Articles of Confederation A. Americas 1st constitution B. Adopted during the Revolutionary War (1777) C. States had.
The Critical Period ConventionFounders Constitution.
Creating a New Government. Articles of Confederation Weak central government States rights Lacked the ability to – Tax – Regulate commerce No common currency.
Instructions for using this template. Remember this is Jeopardy, so where I have written “Answer” this is the prompt the students will see, and where.
The Constitutional Convention Copy the following notes.
Warm-Up What governing document was signed by the Pilgrims before landing at Plymouth? Explain three beliefs of the Quakers. Which region of the colonies.
ORIGINS OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
U.S. Constitution Part A Test Review. The First Continental Congress While meeting in Philadelphia, they petitioned the King demanding that their rights.
Creation and Ratification of the Constitution
Sovereignty Freedom to self govern. Independent Free.
The making of the Constitution
Unit 3 Vocabulary New Nation.
Chapter 2 U.S. Government How Our Constitution was created.
CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION PLANS / COMPROMISES. Convention Background Purpose- Revise the Articles of Confederation Meetings closed to Public Began May.
Founding a Government. Problems with the Articles of Confederation States formed new governments after the Declaration of Independence, had trouble.
What ARE some influences on the American form of government? Ancient Greece democracy Rome a code of laws Enlightenment philosophers England most.
Adopting The Constitution. Starter – October 2nd Describe the events of Shays’ Rebellion. How did it lead to the adoption of the Constitution?
What basic concepts were held by American colonists?
The Declaration of Independence. What’s in the Declaration? The colonists told Great Britain that they were a separate, independent nation. They complained.
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