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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
What are three rights in the Declaration of Independence?
congress, legislative, president, executive, the court, or judicial
Name one branch or part of government.
Seperation of Powers or Checks and Balances
What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
Bruce Braley, David Loebsack, Leonard Boswell, Thomas Latham, or Steve King
Name your U.S Representatives.
Speaker of the House
If both the president and the vice president can no longer serve then who becomes president?
to declare war, print money, make an army, make treaties
What is one power of the Federal Government?
provides schooling and educations, provides safety and protection, give a drivers license
What is one power of the states?
give up loyalty to other countries, defend the Constitution, obey the laws, serve in the Military
What is one promise you make when you become a U.S Citizen?
vote, join the political party, help with a campaign, join a civic group, join community group
What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
because of high taxes, because of the British army, because they didn't have self-government
Why did the colonists fight the British?
James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay
The Federal Papers supported the passage of the Constitution. Name one of the writers.
U.S. diplomat, writer of the Porr Richards Almanac
What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
World War 1 or World War 2 or The Vietnam War
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.
Terrorists attacked the United States
What major event happened on Septemeber 11, 2001 in the United States?
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