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  1. Articles of Confederation
  2. constitutional republic
  3. Constitution of the United States
  4. Bonhomme Richard
  5. First Continental Congress
  1. a plan of government which our country still follow today; calls for three branches of government
  2. b a meeting held in Philadelphia in September of 1774; the colonists decided not to buy goods from England; sent a request to King George asking that their rights as Englishmen be respected
  3. c a form of government in which the people and their elected representatives are limited by a constitution
  4. d first plan of government that the states agreed upon; the government was given no power to tax and no power to settle quarrels between states
  5. e America ship captained by John Paul Jones; named for Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Alamanack

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. location of our nation's first capital
  2. those who wanted America to be free from Britain's control
  3. did the actual writing of the Declaration of Independence
  4. first Vice President of the United States; second President
  5. *Branch of government that enforces the laws

5 True/False questions

  1. HessiansGerman soldiers hired by King George to fight against the Americans


  2. Washington, D.C.present-day sight of our nation's capital


  3. Yorktownthose who wanted America to be free from Britain's control


  4. civil governmentgives Americans freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of assembly


  5. Paul Reverenear Philadelphia; where Washington and his army spent a harsh winter