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(Grade 3) S.S. Unit 5 STUDY GUIDE

STUDY
PLAY
Francis Scott Key
wrote the "Star Spangled Banner"
allegiance
respect for the flag and what it stands for
Mayflower Compact
a set of rules the Pilgrims agreed to follow
taxes
money paid to governments to run a city, state, or country
governor
leader of a state government and the National Guard
jury
6-12 citizens who make decisions in court
candidate
someone who hopes to be elected
anthem
a song about the love for your country
conflict resolution
a way to solve a disagreement
council
group of people elected to solve problems for a town or city
Constitution
describes how the U.S. government works
wampum belt
belt made of shells and beads used to tell Iroquois Indians about the 13 laws
public property
things that belong to all people
Ex. park or library
private property
things that belong to a person or group of people
Ex. house, bike, video game
Congress
1.) consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives
2.) makes new laws
Supreme Court
decides what laws mean and if they are fair
President
1.) leader of the nation
2.) leader of the armed forces
3.) signs treaties with other countries