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We the People Chapter 1

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At what age can U.S. citizens vote?
religious
You have a right to hold any __________ beliefs you wish (First Amendment).
lawyer (attorney)
If you are arrested, you have a right to a (an) __________.
lawyer
An attorney is also called a __________.
6
Senators must run for election every __________ years.
constitution
A written plan of government for a country is known as a __________.
limit the power
One of the most important things the US Constitution does is __________ of the government.
Constitution
In the United States, the highest or supreme law of the land is our __________. Even the President, Congress and the Supreme Court must follow it.
1787
The US Constitution was written in what year?
Philadelphia
In what city was the US Constitution written?
Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain)
Prior to declaring independence, the original 13 states were colonies of what country?
immigrants
Settlers from foreign countries are __________.
diversity
If a place has __________, people of many different backgrounds are there.
slave
A person who is owned as property is a (an) __________.
indentured servant
__________ - a person who agreed to work for a certain period of time in exchange for the cost of coming to America.
self-sufficient
__________ - able to provide most of one's needs.
colonies
__________ - settlements ruled by another country.
founders
__________ - the people who led the fight against British colonial rule, declared independence, wrote and ratified the US Constitution and were the early leaders of this country.
vote
In early America, the only people allowed to __________ were white, adult, property owning men.
Jamestown
Founded in 1607, the first successful British settlement in North America was __________.
plantations
By the end of the colonial era, many large farms called __________ existed in the South. These farms grew cash crops such as tobacco and rice and were worked by slaves.
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