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Constitution Notecards
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Great/Conneticut Compromise
3/5th Compromise
The plan called for each state to have one vote in Congress i…
The plan called for the amount of votes to be based on popula…
An agreement that large and small states reached during the C…
The delegates reached an agreement that slaves would count as…
New Jersey Plan
The plan called for each state to have one vote in Congress i…
Virginia Plan
The plan called for the amount of votes to be based on popula…
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Constitution Notecards
Constitution
Federalism
Individual Rights
Republicanism
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
Sharing of a government's power between state and national go…
Basic liberties and rights of all citizens are protected in t…
People elect their political representatives. Also includes c…
Constitution
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
Federalism
Sharing of a government's power between state and national go…
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Constitution Notecards
Where did the First Constitutional Con…
When did the First Constituional Congr…
What colony did not send a representat…
What year did the Second Continental C…
Philadelphia
1774
Georgia
1774
Where did the First Constitutional Con…
Philadelphia
When did the First Constituional Congr…
1774
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Constitution Notecards
Constitution
Principal
Preamble
Constitution Convention Compromises
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
A fundamental, or primary, truths or beliefs that other truth…
Introductory paragraph states the purpose/reasons/goals for t…
.Great compromise... .3/5 compromise... .Slave trade Compromise... .co…
Constitution
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
Principal
A fundamental, or primary, truths or beliefs that other truth…
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Constitution Notecards
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1774
Georgia
1774
Where did the First Continental Congress take place?
When did the First Continental Congress meet?
What colony did not send a representative to the First Contin…
What year did the Second Continental Congress take place?
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Where did the First Continental Congress take place?
1774
When did the First Continental Congress meet?
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Constitution Notecards
The purpose of the Preamble?
Legislative Branch's purpose; What art…
Executive Branch's purpose; What artic…
Judicial Branch's purpose; What articl…
It would explain the purpose of the new government.
To make laws; Article I
To carry laws into action; Article II
To decide if laws are constitutional; Article III
The purpose of the Preamble?
It would explain the purpose of the new government.
Legislative Branch's purpose; What art…
To make laws; Article I
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Constitution notecards
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1774
Georgia
1774
Where did the first Continental Congress meet?
When did the first Continental Congress meet?
What colony did not send a representative to the first Contin…
What year did the second continental congress meet
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Where did the first Continental Congress meet?
1774
When did the first Continental Congress meet?
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Constitution notecards
Where did the First Continental Congre…
When did the First Continental Congres…
What colony did not send a representat…
What year did the Second Continental C…
Philadelphia
1774
Georgia
1774
Where did the First Continental Congre…
Philadelphia
When did the First Continental Congres…
1774
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Constitution Notecards
What was the first Constitution of the…
What would the Articles of Confederati…
What were the Articles of Confederatio…
Where did the Constitution Convection…
The Articles of Confederation
Tax
A Leader (President)
In Philadelphia in the Independence Hall
What was the first Constitution of the…
The Articles of Confederation
What would the Articles of Confederati…
Tax
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Constitution Notecards
Federalism
Individual Rights
Republicanism
Popular Sovereignty
Sharing of a government's power between state and national go…
Basic liberties and rights of all citizens are protected in t…
People elect their political representatives. Also includes c…
Government gets its power from the people or consent of the g…
Federalism
Sharing of a government's power between state and national go…
Individual Rights
Basic liberties and rights of all citizens are protected in t…
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Constitution Notecards
principle
constitution
slave trade compromise
great compromise
a fundamental, or primary, truth or belief that other truths…
a written set of rules and principles that a government must…
prohibited congress from making any law concerning the import…
decided that there would be 2 houses of congress. a senate (u…
principle
a fundamental, or primary, truth or belief that other truths…
constitution
a written set of rules and principles that a government must…
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constitution notecards
constitution
preamble
principle
great compromice
the rules that a government must follow
a formal introduction to a document or statement
a fundamental truth or belief that other beliefs are based on
decided that there would be 2 houses of congress. a senate (u…
constitution
the rules that a government must follow
preamble
a formal introduction to a document or statement
Constitution Notecards
Constitution
Individual rights
Republicanism
Popular Sovereignty
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
Basic liberties and rights of all citizens are protected in t…
People elect their political representatives. Also includes c…
Government gets it's power from the people or it's consent, o…
Constitution
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
Individual rights
Basic liberties and rights of all citizens are protected in t…
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Constitution Notecards
The bill of rights
Concurrent powers
1st amendment
2nd amendment
First ten ammendments
Powers that both National, and state share
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
Right to bear arms (have a gun)
The bill of rights
First ten ammendments
Concurrent powers
Powers that both National, and state share
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Constitution Notecards
Constitution
Principle
Commerce Compromise
3/5 Compromise
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
A fundamental, or primary, truth or belief that other truths…
Congress could tax imports but not exports.
Decided that for counting representation in Congress each sla…
Constitution
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
Principle
A fundamental, or primary, truth or belief that other truths…
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Constitution Notecards
Federalism
Commerce Compromise
3/5 Compromise
Slave Trade Compromise
Sharing of government's power between state and national gove…
Congress could tax imports, but not exports
Decided that for counting representation in Congress each sla…
Prohibited Congress from making any law concerning the import…
Federalism
Sharing of government's power between state and national gove…
Commerce Compromise
Congress could tax imports, but not exports
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Constitution notecards
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1774
Georgia
1774
Where did the 1st continental congress meet?
When did 1st continental congress meet
What colony did not send a representative to first continenta…
When did 2nd continental congress meet
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Where did the 1st continental congress meet?
1774
When did 1st continental congress meet
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Constitution notecards
Democracy
Articles of confederation
Constitutional
Compromise
...
...
...
...
Democracy
...
Articles of confederation
...
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Constitution notecards
Eminent domain
Checks and balances
Bail
Census
It gives the government the right to take your property to us…
Is a system that keeps the government from getting to powerfu…
An amount of money given to assure that a person is released…
An official count of the worlds population. It happens every…
Eminent domain
It gives the government the right to take your property to us…
Checks and balances
Is a system that keeps the government from getting to powerfu…
Constitution Notecards
Preamble
Executive
Legislative
Judical
What lists the six goals of the Constitution and states that…
Which branch enforces the laws?
Which branch passes he laws?
Which branch interprets the laws (rules on legality)? Is the…
Preamble
What lists the six goals of the Constitution and states that…
Executive
Which branch enforces the laws?
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The Constitution Notecards
2/3 Super Majority
Chief Justice of The United States
Census
Speaker of The House
A requirement for a proposal to gain majority of support.
The head of the United States Federal Court System.
A poll that counts the population of the United States.
They control debates, and make the Legislative Agenda.
2/3 Super Majority
A requirement for a proposal to gain majority of support.
Chief Justice of The United States
The head of the United States Federal Court System.
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Constitution Notecards
Where did the first continental congre…
When did the first continental congres…
What colony was not represented in the…
What year did the second continental c…
Philadelphia, PA carpenter's
1774
Georgia
1774
Where did the first continental congre…
Philadelphia, PA carpenter's
When did the first continental congres…
1774
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Constitution Notecards
What English document protected civil…
What established the concept of habeas…
What established the earliest form of…
What political ideas did the colonists…
Magna Carta
English Bill of Right's in 1689
Mayflower Compact
Common Law, Bill of Right's (Civil Right's), Bicameral Legisl…
What English document protected civil…
Magna Carta
What established the concept of habeas…
English Bill of Right's in 1689
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Constitution Notecards
How many Amendments are there?
How many Articles are there?
How many members of the House of Repre…
How many members of the Senate are the…
27
7
435
100
How many Amendments are there?
27
How many Articles are there?
7
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Constitution notecards
Where did the First Continental Congre…
When did the First Continental Congres…
What colony did not send a Representat…
What year did the Second Continental C…
Philadelphia
1774
Georgia
1774
Where did the First Continental Congre…
Philadelphia
When did the First Continental Congres…
1774
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Constitution Notecards
Where did the First Continental Congre…
When did the First Contintental Congre…
What colony did not send a representat…
What year did the Second Continental C…
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1774
Georgia
1774
Where did the First Continental Congre…
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
When did the First Contintental Congre…
1774
128 terms
Constitution Notecards
What English document protected civil…
What established the concept of habeas…
What established the earliest form of…
What political ideas did the colonists…
Magna Carta
English Bill of Right's in 1689
Mayflower Compact
Common Law, Bill of Right's (Civil Right's), Bicameral Legisl…
What English document protected civil…
Magna Carta
What established the concept of habeas…
English Bill of Right's in 1689
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Constitution Notecards
How many women have been president of…
Who is the president's official in cha…
How many terms can the president serve?
What do the stars on the U.S. flag rep…
None yet
Secretary of Interior
2 terms of office
The 50 states
How many women have been president of…
None yet
Who is the president's official in cha…
Secretary of Interior
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Constitution Notecards
What was the first constitution of the…
How many states had to vote yes for a…
How many states had to agree for an am…
What was the main problem with the Art…
the Articles of Confederation
9 of 13
All 13
the national government had no real authority to enforce the…
What was the first constitution of the…
the Articles of Confederation
How many states had to vote yes for a…
9 of 13
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Constitution notecards
What is the supreme law of the land?
What is federalism?
Name 3 state powers
Name 3 US government (federal) powers
The Constitution of the United States of America.
The sharing of powers between the national government and the…
They can set up courts under the Illinois Supreme Court, they…
They can issue passports, they can set up courts under the U.…
What is the supreme law of the land?
The Constitution of the United States of America.
What is federalism?
The sharing of powers between the national government and the…
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Constitution Notecards
What is the first goal of the Preamble
what is the second goal of the preamble
What is the third goal of the preamble
What is the fourth goal of the preamble
1. establish justice
2.insure domesitic tranquility
3. provide for the common defense
4.promote the general welfare
What is the first goal of the Preamble
1. establish justice
what is the second goal of the preamble
2.insure domesitic tranquility
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Constitution Notecards
What is the main job of the executive…
Who are the members of the executive b…
What are the two main jobs of the Cabi…
Describe the order of succession of th…
To enforce the laws
President, Vice President, Cabinet
Advise the President... Manage the various departments
President... Vice President... Speaker of the House... President Pro T…
What is the main job of the executive…
To enforce the laws
Who are the members of the executive b…
President, Vice President, Cabinet
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Constitution Notecards
What was the first constitution of the…
What could the government in the Artic…
What were the Articles of Confederatio…
What rebellion showed the weaknesses o…
The Articles of Confederation
Tax
An executive leader
Shay's Rebellion
What was the first constitution of the…
The Articles of Confederation
What could the government in the Artic…
Tax
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Constitution Notecards
What is the supreme law of the land?
What is federalism?
Name 3 state powers.
Name 3 U.S government (federal) powers.
...
The sharing of powers between the National government and the…
...
...
What is the supreme law of the land?
...
What is federalism?
The sharing of powers between the National government and the…
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Federal Constitution Study Notecards
What do the colors on our flag represe…
What was the New Jersey Plan?
What was the Great Compromise?
What is the length of a Supreme Court…
Red - courage, White - truth, Blue - justice
*Single houses of Congress... *Proposal in the Constitutional Co…
*2 Houses of congress... *Delegates of one house decided by stat…
Life
What do the colors on our flag represe…
Red - courage, White - truth, Blue - justice
What was the New Jersey Plan?
*Single houses of Congress... *Proposal in the Constitutional Co…
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Illinois Constitution Study Notecards
What was the last great Native America…
How many state senate districts are th…
What is a primary?
What is the main body of the legislati…
Black Hawk War
59 Senate Districts
An election in which party members elect the candidates of th…
General Assembly
What was the last great Native America…
Black Hawk War
How many state senate districts are th…
59 Senate Districts
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Constitution Test Digital Notecards
constitution
ratify
Bill of Rights
delegate
Document that sets out the laws and principals of a government
to give formal approval
lists freedoms that the government promises to protect
One who is authorized to act as a representative for others
constitution
Document that sets out the laws and principals of a government
ratify
to give formal approval
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Constitution quiz/test notecards
What is the purpose of the declaration…
Who wrote the declaration of independe…
When was the Declaration of Independen…
Where was the Declaration of Independe…
To break ties with great britain
Tomas Jefferson
June of 1776
Phillidalphia
What is the purpose of the declaration…
To break ties with great britain
Who wrote the declaration of independe…
Tomas Jefferson
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Constitution Test Notecards
What were the problems with the Articl…
Who elects the president and vice pres…
What is the number of electors a state…
What protects the rights that are not…
Conflicts between the states, weak central government, money…
The Electoral College
The total number of members in congress
Amendment 9
What were the problems with the Articl…
Conflicts between the states, weak central government, money…
Who elects the president and vice pres…
The Electoral College
Constitution Test Notecards
1787
The preamble
Every ten years
The Legislative Branch
What year was the Constitution written?
Where are the reasons for writing the Constitution stated?
How often is the Census taken?
Which branch makes laws?
1787
What year was the Constitution written?
The preamble
Where are the reasons for writing the Constitution stated?
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History Notecards
sanskrit
varna
caste
Hinduism
ancient language in India
Sanskrit word meaning type, order, color, or class
hereditary classes used in Hindu society
popular religion in India
sanskrit
ancient language in India
varna
Sanskrit word meaning type, order, color, or class
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history notecards
Joseph Smith
Nullification
LA Purchase
Cotton Gin
founded Mormonism
states refusal to recognize an act of congress that it consid…
1803 purchase of French LA territory extending from Miss. riv…
Eli Whitney, 1973, increased the speed of cotton processing
Joseph Smith
founded Mormonism
Nullification
states refusal to recognize an act of congress that it consid…
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History notecards
MDC
The Chicago River
The Chicago Tribune
Katherine Boo
A more developped country with a higher quality of life. Usua…
The Chicago River was a stream of water that originally flowe…
It is a daily Chicago newspaper. It is one of the leading Ame…
Katherine Boo is a investigative journalist who stayed in a M…
MDC
A more developped country with a higher quality of life. Usua…
The Chicago River
The Chicago River was a stream of water that originally flowe…
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History notecards
Robert E. Lee
Nat Turner
March 4, 1861
John Wilkes Booth
American soldier
African slave who led a slave rebellion of slaves
Lincoln inaugurated
assassinated Lincoln
Robert E. Lee
American soldier
Nat Turner
African slave who led a slave rebellion of slaves
History Notecards
Jim Crow
segregation
Ida B. Wells
Plessy V. Ferguson
Laws enacted in Southern states designed to separate white an…
the separation of races
African American journalist who led the fight against lynching
1896- Supreme Court case that upheld the legality of segregat…
Jim Crow
Laws enacted in Southern states designed to separate white an…
segregation
the separation of races
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History Notecards!
Solstice
Equinox
Weather
Climate
occurs twice each year as the Sun reaches its highest or lowe…
the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses t…
wear away or change the appearance of texture
the weather conditions
Solstice
occurs twice each year as the Sun reaches its highest or lowe…
Equinox
the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses t…
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Illinois Constitution Notecards
What major river borders Illionois?
Where are the major rivers that border…
How many constitutions has Illinois ha…
What is the capital of Illinois and ho…
The Mississippis and the Ohio River
To the west (Mississippi) and to the southeast (Ohio)
4 constitutions; first in 1818 and last in 1970
Springfield and 3 capitals
What major river borders Illionois?
The Mississippis and the Ohio River
Where are the major rivers that border…
To the west (Mississippi) and to the southeast (Ohio)
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articles of constitution notecards
Branch of government of House of Repre…
number of people in the house of repre…
How long the term is for a house of re…
how do you be a house of representitive
legislative, article 1
435
2 years
Elected from district in state
Branch of government of House of Repre…
legislative, article 1
number of people in the house of repre…
435
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your name Constitution notecards
Constitution
Principle
Preamble
Constitutional convention compromises
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
A fundamental , or primary, truth or belief that other truths…
Introductory paragraph states the purpose/reasons/goals for t…
Great Compromise(conneticut), 3/5 compromise, commerce compro…
Constitution
A written set of rules and principles that a government must…
Principle
A fundamental , or primary, truth or belief that other truths…
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HISTORY NOTECARDS
Cyrus McCormick
Maria Mitchell
Bill Gates
Cyrus McCormick
became a part of the International company in 1902
born in 1818 and died in 1889
one of the wealthiest men in the world
Invented the reaper, a machine which changed farming by makin…
Cyrus McCormick
became a part of the International company in 1902
Maria Mitchell
born in 1818 and died in 1889
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