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5 Matching questions

  1. John Jay
  2. Joe Biden
  3. Barack Obama
  4. Sandra Day O'Connor
  5. John Dickinson
  1. a 1st Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and an author of several of the Federalist Papers
  2. b Current US POTUS from Chicago, IL (#44)
  3. c DE delegate to Const Conv of 1787 who was best known as the author of the Articles of Confederation
  4. d Current Vice President under Obama
  5. e 1st woman to serve on the Supreme Court; retired recently

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. French philosopher who argued that people get freedom through the separation of government powers
  2. The so-called "underwear bomber". Smuggled a bomb sewn into his underwear onto Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on December 25, 2009. The flight departed from Amsterdam and was headed for Detroit, Michigan. Fellow passengers on the plane heard a loud pop, like a firecracker and saw smoke rising from the man's seat. According to reports, the 23-year-old suspect's underwear contained 80 grams of PETN, which was more than enough to blow a hole in the airplane. The detonator that the suspect tried to use was acid in a syringe. Instead of detonating the bomb, the acid melted the syringe and caused a fire.
  3. Former Texas Tech football coach fired by the university for supposedly mistreating receiver Adam James. Leach is currently suing the school for SLANDER and LIBEL.
  4. Patriot founder of the Sons of Liberty, involved in the Boston Tea Party
  5. Speaker of the US House of Representatives & 1st woman to hold that position

5 True/False questions

  1. William PatersonMan from New Jersey who believed that all states should have equal representation in a unicameral Congress; wrote the New Jersey Plan


  2. Bill ClintonSecond POTUS to be impeached. He survived easily after lying to Congress about a marital issue.


  3. George WashingtonAnti-Federalist Virginian who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights


  4. Arnold SchwarzeneggerColonial era newspaper writer whose court case helped establish freedom of the press


  5. George MasonAnti-Federalist Virginian who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights


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