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United States Government and ConstitutionChapter 9
A written form for government is called
What was the purpose for writing the United States constitution?
To make a new form of government
Name three well-known symbols of America
Liberty Bell Statue of Liberty Seal on Money American Flag
What three main powers did the Articles of Confederation give Congress?
Declare war, make treaties with other nations, and print and borrow money
What three main powers did the Articles of Confederation not allow the government to do?
Regulate trade, set up army, raise money for taxes, force states to obey its laws
A federal system of government is…..
A government in which states share power with a central government.
What are the three branches of the government called?
Executive Legislative Judicial
What was the Great Compromise?
It divided Congress into the Senate and the House of Representatives
What is the main purpose of the Bill of Rights?
It protects a citizens freedom of speech and religion
Which branch of government is the president in charge of?
Which branch decides the meanings of the laws?
Which branch makes the laws?
Which branch of government carries out the laws?
What is another name for a law?
What is an inauguration?
A ceremony welcoming a new president.
What does ratify mean?
A ______is a government in which the people have the power to make political decisions.
What system lets each branch limit the power of the other two?
Checks and balances
What is it called when the President rejects a law made by Congress?
Name two of the first ten amendments to the constitution.
Freedom of religion
Right to bear arms (guns)
You do not have to allow soldiers to live in your home
Police cannot search people or their homes without good reason
Right to a fair trial
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Unit 4: The United States Constitution CCGPS: SS8H3b-Describe the role of Georgia at the Constitutional Convention of 1787; include the role of Abraham.
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The writers of the Constitution wanted the national government and states to share power This sharing of power is called FEDERALISM.
The Structure of the U.S. Constitution
This motto was adopted in 1782 by the Founding Fathers.
Chapter 2 Lesson 2 Here we go…
1 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt Documents.
Page One Colonial Era to Independence Major Reasons why Europeans first came to the New World 1. Religious Freedom 2. Economic Reasons.
The constitution is known as “The _________ Law of the Land”
THE U.S. CONSTITUTION. MAIN IDEAS OF STATE CONSTITUTIONS MAIN IDEAS OF STATE CONSTITUTIONS 1.By 1777, 5 states had constitutions 2.5 Main ideas were the.
2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt DefinitionsGeneral Branches of Government Bill of Rights.
Mr. Ermer U.S. History Miami Beach Senior High. Articles of Confederation The Constitution of the United States of America Three Branches=Legislative,
The Constitution & The Bill of Rights. Victory! = Independence Achieved.
Bills Proposed legislation Ex: All bills that raise revenue (taxes) must originate in the House of Representatives.
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