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Constitution Review
Where is the capitol of the United Sta…
Where is the White House?
Who lives in the White House?
What do the stars on the flag represent?
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
The president
One for each state in the union
Where is the capitol of the United Sta…
Washington, DC
Where is the White House?
Washington, DC
constitution
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
FEDERALISM
SEPARATION OF POWERS
Our Declaration of Independence proclaimed, "All men are crea…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
A system of government in which a written constitution divide…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY
Our Declaration of Independence proclaimed, "All men are crea…
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
56 terms
constitution
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
FEDERALISM
SEPARATION OF POWERS
Our Declaration of Independence proclaimed, "All men are crea…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
A system of government in which a written constitution divide…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY
Our Declaration of Independence proclaimed, "All men are crea…
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
constitution
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
FEDERALISM
SEPARATION OF POWERS
Constitutional principle stating that the people hold the pow…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
A system of government in which a written constitution divide…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY
Constitutional principle stating that the people hold the pow…
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
constitution
citizen
constitution
bill of rights
amendment
a native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes…
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nat…
a formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of…
an alteration of or addition to a motion, bill, constitution,…
citizen
a native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes…
constitution
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nat…
49 terms
Constitution
Bruce Rauner-Republican
Evelyn Sanguinetti-Republican
General Lisa Madigan-Democrat
Leslie Geissler Munger-Republican
Who is the current governor of Illinois?
Who is the current Lt. Governor?
Name the current Attorney
Name the Comptroller
Bruce Rauner-Republican
Who is the current governor of Illinois?
Evelyn Sanguinetti-Republican
Who is the current Lt. Governor?
Constitution
ratify
constitution
amendment
democracy
means to accept
a written plan for government
a change in the Constitution
a government where people make the decisions
ratify
means to accept
constitution
a written plan for government
7 terms
constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Article 4
House of representatives: congress and senate
President
Supreme court
federal government protects the nation from foreign and domes…
Legislative Branch
House of representatives: congress and senate
Executive Branch
President
Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Independance Hall
Philadelphia
Declaration of Independence
our first form of government
This is the room where the Declaration of Independence and th…
This is the city where our Constitution was written
This is the document that declared our independence from Grea…
Articles of Confederation
our first form of government
Independance Hall
This is the room where the Declaration of Independence and th…
Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
ceded
constitution
First written constitution for the USA; Created a loose allia…
List of freedoms that the government promises to protect
gave up
A document that sets out the laws, principles, organization,…
Articles of Confederation
First written constitution for the USA; Created a loose allia…
Bill of Rights
List of freedoms that the government promises to protect
54 terms
Constitution
11th Amendment
14th Amendment
16th Amendment
27th Amendment
Limited federal court jurisdiction over lawsuits involving st…
Defined citizenship and prohibited states from denying due pr…
Gave Congress the power to levy and collect taxes on incomes…
Limited the power of Congress to raise members' pay (1992)
11th Amendment
Limited federal court jurisdiction over lawsuits involving st…
14th Amendment
Defined citizenship and prohibited states from denying due pr…
25 terms
Constitution
constitution
confederation
federalism
articles
a written plan for government
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
a form of government in which power is divided between smalle…
main parts of the Constitution
constitution
a written plan for government
confederation
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
106 terms
Constitution
Preamble
US Constitution
Legislative
Executive
We the people of the United States, in order to form a more p…
Creates a federal Republic
Makes laws
Enforces laws
Preamble
We the people of the United States, in order to form a more p…
US Constitution
Creates a federal Republic
54 terms
Constitution
Legislative Branch
Congress
House of Representative requirements
Senate requirements
first article of the Constitution-makes laws
combination of House of Representatives and Senate
25 yrs.old, 7 years a citizen, 2 year term
30 yrs. old, 9 years a citizen, 6 year term
Legislative Branch
first article of the Constitution-makes laws
Congress
combination of House of Representatives and Senate
25 terms
Constitution
constitution
confederation
federalism
articles
a written plan for government
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
a form of government in which power is divided between smalle…
main parts of the Constitution
constitution
a written plan for government
confederation
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
Constitution
Articles of Confederation
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
first constitution of the U.S.A. Very WEAK
branch of government that makes laws; Congress
branch of government that enforces the laws; President
branch of government that interprets the law: court system (j…
Articles of Confederation
first constitution of the U.S.A. Very WEAK
legislative branch
branch of government that makes laws; Congress
23 terms
Constitution
constitution
confederation
amendment
ratify
a written plan for government
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
any change made to the Constitution
to confirm a decision (make an amendment to the Constitution…
constitution
a written plan for government
confederation
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
10 terms
constitution
Republic
Articles of confederation
land Ordinance of 1785
northwest ordinance of 1787
A form of government in which power rests with citizens who h…
This document, the nation's first constitution, was adopted b…
A law that established a plan for surveying and selling the f…
Established procedures for western lands to become territorie…
Republic
A form of government in which power rests with citizens who h…
Articles of confederation
This document, the nation's first constitution, was adopted b…
20 terms
Constitution
constitution
amendment
president
government
the supreme law of the United States of America
a formal change to the United States Constitution
elected ruler of a nation or organization
an authoritative system to rule or control
constitution
the supreme law of the United States of America
amendment
a formal change to the United States Constitution
23 terms
Constitution
Civics
U.S. Constitution
Parts of the Constitution
Preamble
The rights and duties of citizens.
A document that sets up a plan for our government.
Preamble, Articles, Amendments.
Introduces the Constitution.
Civics
The rights and duties of citizens.
U.S. Constitution
A document that sets up a plan for our government.
8 terms
Constitution
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Republican
makes the laws, made up of the Senate and House of Representa…
decides what law means, made up of the Supreme Court. Created…
makes sure law is followed, made up of the President, Vice-Pr…
form of government in which the people elect representatives…
Legislative Branch
makes the laws, made up of the Senate and House of Representa…
Judicial Branch
decides what law means, made up of the Supreme Court. Created…
Constitution
Representation
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Legislative Branch
a person or group speaking or acting on behalf of another per…
The branch of the federal government that includes the presid…
The branch of the federal government that is made up of the n…
the branch of government having the power to make laws (Congr…
Representation
a person or group speaking or acting on behalf of another per…
Executive Branch
The branch of the federal government that includes the presid…
Constitution
Preamble
Constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Introduction to the Constitution, explains the 5 purposes of…
a set of basic principles for government; outlines the struct…
Makes laws
Enforces or executes the laws
Preamble
Introduction to the Constitution, explains the 5 purposes of…
Constitution
a set of basic principles for government; outlines the struct…
20 terms
Constitution
constitution
preamble
We The People
Legislative Branch
a written set of rules stating how a government should be run
introduction to the constitution
the preamble begins with these words
Branch of government that makes the laws
constitution
a written set of rules stating how a government should be run
preamble
introduction to the constitution
20 terms
Constitution
What are the first 10 Amendments of th…
What is the purpose of the Bill of Rig…
Preamble
3 Branches of government
Bill of Rights
protect natural rights, limit power of the federal government
We the people of the United States, in order to form a more p…
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
What are the first 10 Amendments of th…
Bill of Rights
What is the purpose of the Bill of Rig…
protect natural rights, limit power of the federal government
Constitution
Articles of Confederation
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
first constitution of the U.S.A. Very WEAK
branch of government that makes laws; Congress
branch of government that enforces the laws; President
branch of government that interprets the law: court system (j…
Articles of Confederation
first constitution of the U.S.A. Very WEAK
legislative branch
branch of government that makes laws; Congress
21 terms
Constitution
Article one
Article two
Article three
Article four
Legislative Branch, House + Senate
Executive Branch, 4 year term
Judicial Branch, Supreme Court
Relations/States, Each state guaranteed a republic!
Article one
Legislative Branch, House + Senate
Article two
Executive Branch, 4 year term
15 terms
Constitution
ratify
constitution
amendment
democracy
means to accept
a written plan for government
a change in the Constitution
a government where people make the decisions
ratify
means to accept
constitution
a written plan for government
52 terms
Constitution
1787
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
What was added to the constitution to…
writing of the Constitution
wanted a strong national government after the weak central go…
wanted strong states' rights since they had just fought the A…
Bill of Rights added to soothe both sides.
1787
writing of the Constitution
Federalists
wanted a strong national government after the weak central go…
50 terms
Constitution
Sets up a system for electing a Presid…
Who were the political leaders of the…
Allows federal courts to decide whethe…
Administered by the Chief Justice of t…
article II
The Founders
The Judicial Review
The Oath of Office
Sets up a system for electing a Presid…
article II
Who were the political leaders of the…
The Founders
30 terms
Constitution
People who supported the Constitution,…
People who opposed the Constitution be…
To approve.
A change to the Constitution.
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
Ratify
Amendment
People who supported the Constitution,…
Federalists
People who opposed the Constitution be…
Anti-Federalists
18 terms
constitution
constitution
citizen
territory
ordinance
a written plan for government
an official member of a city, state, or nation
land ruled by a national government but which has no represen…
a law
constitution
a written plan for government
citizen
an official member of a city, state, or nation
27 terms
Constitution
electoral college
popular sovereignty
override
impeach
complex system for choosing a United States President
to have a say in government such as casting your vote to give…
to check the power of a presidential veto
to bring charges of serious wrongdoing by an elected official
electoral college
complex system for choosing a United States President
popular sovereignty
to have a say in government such as casting your vote to give…
Constitution
James Madison
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Limited Government
Author of the Constitution and Bill of Rights; Federalist
Elected first President of the United States; Federalist
Author of the Constitution and Bill of Rights; Anti-Federalist
Government only has the power listed in the Constitution
James Madison
Author of the Constitution and Bill of Rights; Federalist
George Washington
Elected first President of the United States; Federalist
Constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Impeachment
Makes the laws
Enforces the laws
Interprets the laws
Two step process to remove a federal official:... Impeachment by…
Legislative Branch
Makes the laws
Executive Branch
Enforces the laws
5 terms
The Constitution
Conservative
Liberal
Bias
Fascism
A person who believes government power, particularly in the e…
A person whose views favor more government involvemnt in busi…
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
A political movement that promotes an extreme form of nationa…
Conservative
A person who believes government power, particularly in the e…
Liberal
A person whose views favor more government involvemnt in busi…
Constitution
Amendment
Anti-Federalists
Checks and Balances
Republicanism
An addition to a formal document such as the Constitution
Individuals who opposed ratification of the Constitution
The systems in which each branch of government has a check on…
Favoring a republic, or representative democracy, as the best…
Amendment
An addition to a formal document such as the Constitution
Anti-Federalists
Individuals who opposed ratification of the Constitution
constitution
constitution
3 major purposes of Costitutional
3 part of constitution
sections 2&3
a plan that provides the rules for government written in 1787…
(1)sets out ideals that the people bound by the constitution…
1)Preamble states the major goals of the government... 2)Article…
establishes the two houses of conngress
constitution
a plan that provides the rules for government written in 1787…
3 major purposes of Costitutional
(1)sets out ideals that the people bound by the constitution…
15 terms
Constitution!
Six Goals in the Preamble
Seven Principles of the Constitution
form a more perfect union
establish justice
1. form a more perfect union ... 2. establish justice... 3. ensure…
1. popular sovereignity... 2. republicanism... 3. federalism... 4. sep…
set up a stronger government than they had under the Articles…
improve court system
Six Goals in the Preamble
1. form a more perfect union ... 2. establish justice... 3. ensure…
Seven Principles of the Constitution
1. popular sovereignity... 2. republicanism... 3. federalism... 4. sep…
9 terms
Constitution
Preamble
Articles
Bill of Rights
Amendments
The beginning of the US Constitution. States the seven purpos…
Provides the detailed structure of our government and identif…
The first ten Amendments of the Constitution which primarily…
Changes to the US Constitution
Preamble
The beginning of the US Constitution. States the seven purpos…
Articles
Provides the detailed structure of our government and identif…
constitution
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
judical review
makes laws
the president
judges if laws are against the constitution
reviews the gov't
legislative branch
makes laws
executive branch
the president
Constitution
Amendments 1-10
1
2
3
The first part of the Constitution is called the Bill of Rights
Freedom of: Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition
People have the right to bear arms
People don't have to let soldiers live in their house.
Amendments 1-10
The first part of the Constitution is called the Bill of Rights
1
Freedom of: Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition
38 terms
Constitution
Make laws
Enforce Laws
Interpret Laws
Preamble, Articles, Amendments
The job of the legislature
The job of the executive branch
The job of the Judicial Branch
The three parts of the Constitution
Make laws
The job of the legislature
Enforce Laws
The job of the executive branch
Constitution
Preamble
To ourselves and our posterity
veto
Articles of Confederation
Introduces and states the purpose of the Constitution
To all citizens and descendants (future generations)
To cancel
1st National Government; created a weak central government
Preamble
Introduces and states the purpose of the Constitution
To ourselves and our posterity
To all citizens and descendants (future generations)
75 terms
Constitution
Rule of Law
What was the first government in the U…
How did the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24…
How do the branches stay even?
No one is above the law
The Articles of Confederation
By making more rights for minorities- Slaves, Women, and youn…
By a system of checks and balances.
Rule of Law
No one is above the law
What was the first government in the U…
The Articles of Confederation
62 terms
Constitution
framers
majority
Father of the Constitution
Virginia Plan
group of delegates who attended the Philadelphia Convention
(elections) more than half of the votes
James Madison
James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a num…
framers
group of delegates who attended the Philadelphia Convention
majority
(elections) more than half of the votes
11 terms
Constitution
constitution
checks and balances
amendment
bill of rights
framework of government for the United States
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
A change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
The first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution, containing…
constitution
framework of government for the United States
checks and balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
The Constitution
preamble
constitution
enumeration
impeachment
introduction
principals and laws pf a nation
census or population count
bringing charges against an official
preamble
introduction
constitution
principals and laws pf a nation
Constitution
Constitution
Democracy
Constitutional Government
Articles of Confederation
A higher law than regular laws; a plan for government
Form of government in which power is held by the people
Limited government;
First national constitution of US; most of the power was held…
Constitution
A higher law than regular laws; a plan for government
Democracy
Form of government in which power is held by the people
25 terms
Constitution
constitution
articles of confederation
federalism
articles
a written plan for government
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
a form of government in which power is divided between smalle…
main parts of the Constitution
constitution
a written plan for government
articles of confederation
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
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