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US History: The US Constitution
Articles of Confederation
The Preamble
The Articles
Amendments
The first governing proposal for the US, adopted by the Secon…
Mission statement: "We the People of the United States, in or…
Define the sections of the federal government and their atten…
Twenty-seven amendments in the US Constitution, the first ten…
Articles of Confederation
The first governing proposal for the US, adopted by the Secon…
The Preamble
Mission statement: "We the People of the United States, in or…
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US History Unit 2: The Constitution
Delegate
Federalist
Anti-Federalist
The New Jersey Plan
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
A supporter of the Constitution that created a federal system.
Someone who opposed the Constitution and feared a supreme cen…
A plan that proposed the States would have equal representati…
Delegate
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
Federalist
A supporter of the Constitution that created a federal system.
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AP US History Constitution
Shays' Rebellion (1786-87)
Annapolis Convention (1786)
Great (Connecticut) Compromise
Commerce Compromise
An armed uprising that took place in central and western Mass…
Held to discuss the barriers that limited trade or commerce b…
Provisions:... 1) A state's representation in the House of Repre…
Provisions:... The South agreed to federal control over foreign…
Shays' Rebellion (1786-87)
An armed uprising that took place in central and western Mass…
Annapolis Convention (1786)
Held to discuss the barriers that limited trade or commerce b…
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US History- Constitution
Legislative
Federalists
Checks and Balances
Articles of Confederation
This branch makes the laws
Those who favored a strong central government and thought tha…
This prevents any one branch of government from becoming too…
characterized by a weak central government that did not have…
Legislative
This branch makes the laws
Federalists
Those who favored a strong central government and thought tha…
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ELL US History: Constitution
1789
preamble
articles
amendments
Year the 13 states ratified the constitution.
Name for the introduction of the constitution.
Name for the main sections of the constitution. There are 7 a…
Name for the formal changes made to the constitution after it…
1789
Year the 13 states ratified the constitution.
preamble
Name for the introduction of the constitution.
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US History: Chapter 8- The Constitution
popular sovereignty
limited government
enumerated power
reserved power
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
power specifically given Congress in the Constitution
power belonging only to the states
popular sovereignty
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
limited government
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
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US History Review: Constitution
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
(RAPPS) Freedom of Religion, Assembly, Petition, Press, and S…
Right to Bear Arms
Freedom from Quartering soldiers
Freedom from warrantless searches
1st Amendment
(RAPPS) Freedom of Religion, Assembly, Petition, Press, and S…
2nd Amendment
Right to Bear Arms
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US History Confederation to Constitution
Land Ordinance of 1785
Articles of Confederation
New Jersey Plan
Northwest Ordinance
Law that established a plan for dividing the federally owned…
a document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and f…
a plan of government proposed at the Constitutional Conventio…
it described how the Northwest Territory was to be governed a…
Land Ordinance of 1785
Law that established a plan for dividing the federally owned…
Articles of Confederation
a document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and f…
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US History Foundations - The Constitution and Amendments
10th Amendment
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
15th Amendment
Powers not expressly given to federal government by the Const…
Abolished slavery. First of three "Reconstruction Amendments"…
(1) All persons born in the U.S. are citizens; (2) no person…
States cannot deny any person the right to vote because of ra…
10th Amendment
Powers not expressly given to federal government by the Const…
13th Amendment
Abolished slavery. First of three "Reconstruction Amendments"…
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US History: Constitutional Principles
Federalism
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
division of power between national and state governments
National powers- foreign affairs, money, interstate trade and…
State powers- education, marriage laws, trade within state
Both powers- right to tax borrow money- establish courts
Federalism
division of power between national and state governments
Delegated Powers
National powers- foreign affairs, money, interstate trade and…
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US History - Constitution Vocab
Popular Sovereignty
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
The Elastic Clause
People are the source of the government's power; people get t…
The process of giving the power to make, enforces, and interp…
A system that allows branches of government to ensure one bra…
A section of the constitutions that allows changes that the g…
Popular Sovereignty
People are the source of the government's power; people get t…
Separation of Powers
The process of giving the power to make, enforces, and interp…
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US History Confederation to Constitution
Confederation Congress
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Territory
Northwest Ordinance
national legislative body created by the Articles of Confeder…
plan for national government in the US ratified in 1781... Estab…
lands northwest of the Appalachian Mountains
law that described how the NW Territory would be governed
Confederation Congress
national legislative body created by the Articles of Confeder…
Articles of Confederation
plan for national government in the US ratified in 1781... Estab…
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US History: The US Constitution
Which answer best describes the Articl…
More power to the states and the peopl…
Changing the articles requires 100% ap…
Limited the power of the central gover…
A constitution
For
Against
For
Which answer best describes the Articl…
A constitution
More power to the states and the peopl…
For
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US History Chapter 9: The Constitution
Popular Sovereignty
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
The idea the government recieves its power from the people
Branch of government that passes laws
Branch of government that enforces the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Popular Sovereignty
The idea the government recieves its power from the people
Legislative branch
Branch of government that passes laws
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Prep US History - Unit 3A (Constitution)
Constitution
James Madison
Philadelphia
Preamble
A document that creates a plan of government
Father of the Constitution.
City that hosted the Constitutional Convention where the Cons…
Introduction of the Constitution that outlined the goals of t…
Constitution
A document that creates a plan of government
James Madison
Father of the Constitution.
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US History Constitution in Effect
Implied powers
Washington's Farewell Address
Cabinet
Louisiana Purchase
...
...
A group of people who advise the President of the United States
Jefferson bought the territory from France
Implied powers
...
Washington's Farewell Address
...
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US History Voc. Constitution
1. Conquistador
2. Joint Stock Company
3. Separation of powers
4. Enumerated powers
*A conquistador is a person who is out to conquer new territo…
*A company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.…
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial po…
*Found in Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution that…
1. Conquistador
*A conquistador is a person who is out to conquer new territo…
2. Joint Stock Company
*A company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.…
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US History: Constitution and Constitutional Compromises
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
The first form of government drafted by the Founders that fai…
An uprising led by a former militia officer, Daniel Shays, wh…
proposed a federal government made up of 3 branches and 2 leg…
proposed a federal government made up of 3 branches and a one…
Articles of Confederation
The first form of government drafted by the Founders that fai…
Shay's Rebellion
An uprising led by a former militia officer, Daniel Shays, wh…
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Us constitution and early us history
ordinace
ratify
democracy
Bill of Rights
law
to approve
a government in which the citizens have the power to make pol…
amendments to the US constitution which protects the US citiz…
ordinace
law
ratify
to approve
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US History Constitution Numbers
20
7
3
19
Minimum dollar value of property dispute that guarantees the…
Number of years a representative must have been a citizen
The minimum number of presidential electors from any state
This amendment gave women the right to vote
20
Minimum dollar value of property dispute that guarantees the…
7
Number of years a representative must have been a citizen
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US History Constitution Test
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Northwest Ordinance
Northwest Territory
1777: Documents that served as the principles of the federal…
1786: A group of farmers revolted against the state governmen…
1787: Divided new land into 6 square miles per township, and…
A territory of the US including all the land west of Pennsylv…
Articles of Confederation
1777: Documents that served as the principles of the federal…
Shay's Rebellion
1786: A group of farmers revolted against the state governmen…
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US History: The US Constitution
Articles of Confederation
The Preamble
The Articles
Amendments
The first governing proposal for the US, adopted by the Secon…
Mission statement: "We the People of the United States, in or…
Define the sections of the federal government and their atten…
Twenty-seven amendments in the US Constitution, the first ten…
Articles of Confederation
The first governing proposal for the US, adopted by the Secon…
The Preamble
Mission statement: "We the People of the United States, in or…
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Review Sheet US History Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Directions
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
...The Constitution is set up as follows: Article, Section,Cl…
Carries out the laws... Article II... Enforces laws
Makes laws... Article 1
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Constitutional Directions
...The Constitution is set up as follows: Article, Section,Cl…
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US History - The Constitution
Federalism
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Elastic Clause
Division of Power between national and state governments
Powers that belong only to the national government
Powers that belong only to the state government
"Necessary and Proper Clause"; allows Constitution to expand…
Federalism
Division of Power between national and state governments
Delegated Powers
Powers that belong only to the national government
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US History Constitution Review
Goals of the Constitution that are rep…
Judicial Branch was created in which a…
What is the head of the Judicial Branch
How many justices are on the supreme c…
-form a more perfect union -establish justice -insure domesti…
III
Supreme Court
9
Goals of the Constitution that are rep…
-form a more perfect union -establish justice -insure domesti…
Judicial Branch was created in which a…
III
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US History and the Constitution
In what century was the Jamestown colo…
The 1st permanent English settlement i…
The colonial trend of having local gov…
The economic activities of the English…
the 17th century
Jamestown
practical necessity of having to care for their daily needs
agricultural in both north and south
In what century was the Jamestown colo…
the 17th century
The 1st permanent English settlement i…
Jamestown
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Constitutional Vocab US History
Elastic Clause
Quorum
Impeachment
Naturalization
U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 8) granting Congress th…
minimum number of members of an assembly or society that must…
removed only for "treason, bribery, or other high crimes and…
process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a foreign cit…
Elastic Clause
U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 8) granting Congress th…
Quorum
minimum number of members of an assembly or society that must…
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Lorena MS US History - The Constitution
Delegate
Federalist
Anti-Federalist
The New Jersey Plan
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
Someone who supported ratification of the US Constitution; th…
Someone who opposed the ratification of the Constitution and…
A plan that proposed the States would have equal representati…
Delegate
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
Federalist
Someone who supported ratification of the US Constitution; th…
US History: Understanding the Constitution
federal system
distinct
traditionally
impeach
System in which powers are divided between the states and the…
Separate; not like anything else
In the traditional (usual) way
Vote to bring serious charges against a president
federal system
System in which powers are divided between the states and the…
distinct
Separate; not like anything else
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US History- The Constitution
Philadelphia Convention
The Great Compromise
Representative Democracy
Federalists
meeting for making a stronger govt; washington was the presid…
larger state population than the more delegates in that house…
house of reps have 3 chances to vote and if none of them come…
favored a stronger national govt
Philadelphia Convention
meeting for making a stronger govt; washington was the presid…
The Great Compromise
larger state population than the more delegates in that house…
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US History and the Constitution
In what century was the Jamestown colo…
The 1st permanent English settlement i…
The colonial trend of having local gov…
The economic activities of the English…
the 17th century
Jamestown
practical necessity of having to care for their daily needs
agricultural in both north and south
In what century was the Jamestown colo…
the 17th century
The 1st permanent English settlement i…
Jamestown
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US History, Townshend Acts to the Constitution
Revolutionary War
Patriots
Loyalists
Townshend Acts 1767
1775 to 1783 War between Great Britain and the new United Sta…
American colonists who favored independence from Great Britain.
American colonists who remained loyal to Great Britain and op…
Tax on many common products the colonists imported from Brita…
Revolutionary War
1775 to 1783 War between Great Britain and the new United Sta…
Patriots
American colonists who favored independence from Great Britain.
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us history constitution and government. 8th grade vocab
b. Reserved powers
b. U.S. Constitution
a. Concurrent Powers (power shared by…
b. Division of power between the state…
States establishing a public school system is an example of:…
The division of powers between the national and state levels…
What power enforces laws, establishes courts and prisons and…
Federalism is the:... a. Division of power between the federal a…
b. Reserved powers
States establishing a public school system is an example of:…
b. U.S. Constitution
The division of powers between the national and state levels…
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US History Constitution unit
popular soverignty
sepration of powers
checks and balances
federalism
rule by the people
theory in witch government power divided equally among three…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
a system in which power is divided between the national and s…
popular soverignty
rule by the people
sepration of powers
theory in witch government power divided equally among three…
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AP US History -- The US Constitution
James Madison
Great Compromise
Federalists (nationalists)
Anti-Federalists (localists)
central figure at the constitutional convention
created Senate and House of Representatives
advocates of the Constitution
non-advocates of the Constitution
James Madison
central figure at the constitutional convention
Great Compromise
created Senate and House of Representatives
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us history constitution unit
popular soverignty
sepration of powers
checks and balances
federalism
rule by the people
theory in witch government power divided equally among three…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
a system in which power is divided between the national and s…
popular soverignty
rule by the people
sepration of powers
theory in witch government power divided equally among three…
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US History Constitution Review
Powers of the Federal Government
State Powers
Shared Powers
Impeachment
regulate interstate and foreign trade, set standard weights a…
Create corporation laws, regulate trade within the state, mai…
Provide public welfare, administer criminal justice, charter…
charges against a president approved by a majority of the hou…
Powers of the Federal Government
regulate interstate and foreign trade, set standard weights a…
State Powers
Create corporation laws, regulate trade within the state, mai…
24 terms
US History-Creating Constitution
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Enlightenment
Thomas Jefferson
English document from 1215 that limited the king and provided…
Document signed in 1689 that guaranteed the rights of English…
18th century movement during which European philosophers beli…
Author of the Declaration of Independence; 3rd President of t…
Magna Carta
English document from 1215 that limited the king and provided…
English Bill of Rights
Document signed in 1689 that guaranteed the rights of English…
9 terms
US History - Constitutional Convention
Constitutional Convention
Federalists
Federalist Papers
Anti-Federalists
A gathering where they attempted to revise the Articles of Co…
Group at the Constitutional Convention led by Alexander Hamil…
Writings that tried to gain support for the ratification of t…
Group at the Constitutional Convention led by Thomas Jefferso…
Constitutional Convention
A gathering where they attempted to revise the Articles of Co…
Federalists
Group at the Constitutional Convention led by Alexander Hamil…
20 terms
US History and Constitution
La abuela
El abuelo
Los abuelos
La familia
Grandmother
Grandfather
Grandparents
Family
La abuela
Grandmother
El abuelo
Grandfather
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US History Unit 2 - US Constitution
What is Federalism?
After winning the U.S Revolution why w…
What was the first document used to fo…
What were some of the weaknesses of he…
When States and Federal Government share power
They were afraid that the Federal Government would become too…
Articles of Confederation
9/13 states needed to pass laws... No National army... Can't tax... No…
What is Federalism?
When States and Federal Government share power
After winning the U.S Revolution why w…
They were afraid that the Federal Government would become too…
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Vocab - US Constitutional History
apportionment
appropriation
"power of the purse"
bill
the process of determining representation in the House of Rep…
in general, the taking of something for a particular purpose…
the principal that whoever controls the money wields effectiv…
a proposed statute that has been introduced by a legislative…
apportionment
the process of determining representation in the House of Rep…
appropriation
in general, the taking of something for a particular purpose…
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History US Constitution amendments
1st
2nd
4th
5th
personal, political freedoms - freedom of speech, press, reli…
right to keep weapons
search, seizure; search warrants
rights of accused people
1st
personal, political freedoms - freedom of speech, press, reli…
2nd
right to keep weapons
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History US Constitution terms
Bill
Law
Veto
Checks and balances
proposed law
what happens to a bill once it is approved
power of president to reject a bill that has passed through C…
system that protects against one branch of government becomin…
Bill
proposed law
Law
what happens to a bill once it is approved
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US history constitution
what were the weaknesses of the articl…
how did shay's rebellion impact the ne…
where was the capital moved from? To?…
what were the compents of the virginia…
congress couldn't impose taxes, regulate trade, 9/13 states n…
it showed that the american people needed a more centralized…
Philadelphia to washington
the national legislature would be bicameral, meaning it would…
what were the weaknesses of the articl…
congress couldn't impose taxes, regulate trade, 9/13 states n…
how did shay's rebellion impact the ne…
it showed that the american people needed a more centralized…
18 terms
US History Era 5: The Constitution
Northwest Ordinance
Constitution
Annapolis Convention
Articles of Confederation
(1) one of the few enduring policies from the Articles era, t…
(1) the central document of American law that outlines the op…
Sept. 1786 meeting (led by Alexander Hamilton) in which deleg…
(1) America's first national constitution, adopted in 1777 du…
Northwest Ordinance
(1) one of the few enduring policies from the Articles era, t…
Constitution
(1) the central document of American law that outlines the op…
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US History: Constitution Quiz
Legislative (branch)
Executive (branch)
Judicial (branch)
(article) 5
WHICH BRANCH: ... writes the bills that become laws
WHICH BRANCH:... makes sure the laws are carried out and enforced
WHICH BRANCH: ... hears about cases about the laws and decide wh…
WHICH ARTICLE: ... how to amend the constitution
Legislative (branch)
WHICH BRANCH: ... writes the bills that become laws
Executive (branch)
WHICH BRANCH:... makes sure the laws are carried out and enforced
Us history constitution
Article of confederation
Great compromise/Connecticut compromis…
Federalism
New branches of government
Had no power over states. No executive branch, legislative, o…
Every five slaves would count for three while people both for…
Strong central gov that preserves right of states. Power is d…
Congress: legislative, president: executive, and judicial bra…
Article of confederation
Had no power over states. No executive branch, legislative, o…
Great compromise/Connecticut compromis…
Every five slaves would count for three while people both for…
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Constitution Quiz-US History
ratify
The Federalist essays
Article IV
Article VI
approve formally; confirm; verify
written to convince people to vote for the Constitution and w…
Shows relation of the states to each other and to the federal…
Supremacy clause, federal laws have more power than state laws
ratify
approve formally; confirm; verify
The Federalist essays
written to convince people to vote for the Constitution and w…
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US History: The Constitution
The people
The Elastic Clause
Federalism
Primary
Who does the Preamble give power to?
The constitutional is flexible because of what?
US system of government in which power is distributed between…
Are Federalists Papers a primary or secondary source?
The people
Who does the Preamble give power to?
The Elastic Clause
The constitutional is flexible because of what?
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