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Honors US Constitution Lesson 3
Who convinced Jefferson to write the d…
How many languages did Jefferson becom…
What 2 groups of people did Jefferson…
What did Jefferson say America's gover…
John Adams
5
Ancient Israelites and the Anglo-Saxons
The ancient principles
Who convinced Jefferson to write the d…
John Adams
How many languages did Jefferson becom…
5
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Chapter 01: US Constitution and Government
Articles of Confederation
Goals of the Articles of Confederation
Weaknesses of the Articles of Confeder…
US Constitution
The continental Congress wrote the articles of the confederat…
assure freedom for citizens, ensure states individual liberti…
"not enough national government interference, the national go…
established America's national government and fundamental law…
Articles of Confederation
The continental Congress wrote the articles of the confederat…
Goals of the Articles of Confederation
assure freedom for citizens, ensure states individual liberti…
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Honors US Constitution Ch. 31
Describe the founders' general recogni…
What is a copyright?
What type of work does a copyright pro…
How does one get a copyright
We wanted innovative people with good ideas and develop the i…
The exclusive legal right of an author to publish, reproduce,…
Books, dances, plays, anything written
Get an application from the copyright office; pay; send 2 ful…
Describe the founders' general recogni…
We wanted innovative people with good ideas and develop the i…
What is a copyright?
The exclusive legal right of an author to publish, reproduce,…
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 44
What right does the Second Amendment p…
Who belongs to the state militia?
How well armed are Americans today?
Describe the three-step approach gover…
The right to keep and bear arms... To protect themselves... The sta…
All men in the state 18-45 years old
Best well-armed civilian people in the world
1. Register all the fire arms and find people who don't ... 2. P…
What right does the Second Amendment p…
The right to keep and bear arms... To protect themselves... The sta…
Who belongs to the state militia?
All men in the state 18-45 years old
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Honors US History Constitution Test
How many amendments are there?
First 10 amendments
How many Articles are in the Constitut…
How many branches of government are th…
27
Bill of Rights
7
3
How many amendments are there?
27
First 10 amendments
Bill of Rights
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Honors US Constitution: Lesson 27
Explain the all-inclusive nature of th…
Why was Congress given authority to re…
With regard to the commerce clause, ex…
What was the Southern States position…
If we are union, trade as one so you don't have to come into…
To stop trade wars and have a free flow of trade
Definition of commerce changed from anything that's traded to…
If the federal government would regulate, it would strip them…
Explain the all-inclusive nature of th…
If we are union, trade as one so you don't have to come into…
Why was Congress given authority to re…
To stop trade wars and have a free flow of trade
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US Government and Politics: CONSTITUTION
Federalism
Federal gov't
Enumerated power
Implied power
Power is divided between national + state gov't
National gov't
Federal power specifically mentioned in the constitution i.e.…
Not specifically in the constitution — but links to specific…
Federalism
Power is divided between national + state gov't
Federal gov't
National gov't
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 1
Who are the founding fathers of our co…
Who was the oldest, wisest man at the…
What are three things all people want?
How much land did we start off with an…
White, male, highly educated, leaders (military or government)
Benjamin Franklin
1. Freedom... 2. Prosperity ... 3. Peace
6% of land; a little over a century
Who are the founding fathers of our co…
White, male, highly educated, leaders (military or government)
Who was the oldest, wisest man at the…
Benjamin Franklin
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US Government Constitution
Civics
Principles of the Constitution
Limited gov
Popular Sovereignty
study of citizenship; what it means to be a citizen
popular sovereignty; limited gov; majority rule w/ minority r…
prevent gov from being too powerful; reflect on our Magna Car…
gov is created by and are subject to the will of the people
Civics
study of citizenship; what it means to be a citizen
Principles of the Constitution
popular sovereignty; limited gov; majority rule w/ minority r…
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Quiz 4 - US Government & Constitution
It did not give the federal gov't enou…
It advocated a legislative branch in w…
It called for one house based on popul…
5th
The Articles of Confederation proved ineffective as a nationa…
Why did smaller states oppose Virginia Plan?
How did the Great Compromise help ease the fears of smaller s…
Due process of law, protection from double jeopardy, and prot…
It did not give the federal gov't enou…
The Articles of Confederation proved ineffective as a nationa…
It advocated a legislative branch in w…
Why did smaller states oppose Virginia Plan?
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US Honors Constitution Lesson 2
When was Thomas Jefferson born?
Where was Thomas Jefferson born?
What happened when Jefferson was 14?
Where/when did Thomas Jefferson go to…
April 13, 1743
Virginia
His father died therefore he became the man in the house & ha…
-College or William and Mary... - 16... -19
When was Thomas Jefferson born?
April 13, 1743
Where was Thomas Jefferson born?
Virginia
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US Government & Constitution
What are the 4 Characteristics of a st…
An institution that maintains social o…
To have the supreme and absolute autho…
A government in which the people rule.
a. Government... b. Territory... c. Population ... d. Sovereignty
Government
...
Democracy
What are the 4 Characteristics of a st…
a. Government... b. Territory... c. Population ... d. Sovereignty
An institution that maintains social o…
Government
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US Constitution: Branches of Government
Legislative
Executive
Judicial
President
branch that MAKES law
branch that ENFORCES the law
branch that INTERPRETS the law
Head of the Executive branch
Legislative
branch that MAKES law
Executive
branch that ENFORCES the law
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US History Constitution and Government
election laws
limits
licenses
regualting education
reserved/state
reserved/state
reserved/state
reserved/state
election laws
reserved/state
limits
reserved/state
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US Government Constitution
What document, which became the United…
The Articles of Confederation set up "…
Under the Articles of Confederation, t…
How many states were needed for ratifi…
Articles of Confederation
league, friendship
Their common defense, security of their liberties, mutual and…
13
What document, which became the United…
Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation set up "…
league, friendship
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Government: The US Constitutional Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
The right to freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly.
The right to keep and bear arms.(weapons)
The right to not quarter troops in any house without the cons…
The right of the people to be secure individually, houses, pa…
1st Amendment
The right to freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly.
2nd Amendment
The right to keep and bear arms.(weapons)
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Government US Constitution Test
enlightenment
enlightenment thinker: Hobbes
Baron de Montesquieu
Alexis de Tocqueville
a philosophical movement which began in France and England in…
the social contract; "the good of the many outweighs the good…
separation of powers and balance of power; his ideas are grea…
people should actively participate in their society- this hel…
enlightenment
a philosophical movement which began in France and England in…
enlightenment thinker: Hobbes
the social contract; "the good of the many outweighs the good…
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Constitutional Underpinnings of the US Government
Authority
Bureaucrats
Democracy
Democratic centralism
The right to use power
Appointed officials who operate government agencies and large…
A word used to describe at least three different political sy…
A form of democracy in which the interests of the masses were…
Authority
The right to use power
Bureaucrats
Appointed officials who operate government agencies and large…
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The Constitution and US Government
Confederation
Constitution
What was the first form of our nationa…
When did our first form of government…
union of all states
a set of fundamental principles
The Articles of Confederation
1781
Confederation
union of all states
Constitution
a set of fundamental principles
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AP US Government: US Constitution
What is the structure of the constitut…
What are the 6 main principles of the…
What are the 2 ways an amendment can b…
What are 2 ways an amendment can be ra…
1. Preamble... 2.Articles... 3.Amendments
1. Limited Government... 2. Popular Sovereignty... 3. Federalism... 4.…
1. 2/3 vote in each house... 2. Proposed at a national conventio…
1. 3/4 vote of state legislature ... 2. 3/4 of states in state c…
What is the structure of the constitut…
1. Preamble... 2.Articles... 3.Amendments
What are the 6 main principles of the…
1. Limited Government... 2. Popular Sovereignty... 3. Federalism... 4.…
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US Government: The Constitution
Supremacy clause in the Constitution
Executive branch information found in…
Relationship among the states, and rel…
Method of ratifying the US Constitutio…
Article 6
Article 2
Article 4
Article 7
Supremacy clause in the Constitution
Article 6
Executive branch information found in…
Article 2
Us Government Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Three branches of current US government
legislative government
executive government
Government has one branch: legislative makes laws
Legislative, executive, judicial
makes laws
carries out laws
Articles of Confederation
Government has one branch: legislative makes laws
Three branches of current US government
Legislative, executive, judicial
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Us government/ constitution test
1st amendment
2nd amendment
3rd amendment
4th amendment
Religious and Political freedoms ... - speech ... - religion ... - pre…
The right to bear arms ... Citizens can own guns
Quartering of troops ... Cannot be forced to house soldiers duri…
Searches and seizures ... No sts w/ out valid warrant probable c…
1st amendment
Religious and Political freedoms ... - speech ... - religion ... - pre…
2nd amendment
The right to bear arms ... Citizens can own guns
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US Honors Constitution Lesson 3
Why was Jefferson chosen to write the…
How many days did it take Jefferson to…
What are the 8 ancient principles?
Describe the fear the 56 designers of…
- from Virginia ... - smart ... - popular
16
1. Government should be based on self evident truths ... 2. Peop…
The signers were afraid that if the colonies lost the Revolut…
Why was Jefferson chosen to write the…
- from Virginia ... - smart ... - popular
How many days did it take Jefferson to…
16
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Honors US I Constitution Test
3/5 Compromise
4th Amendment
The Great Compromise
Antifederalists
3/5 of slave population counts towards total state population…
Protects you from unlawful search/seizure of property
Bicameral legislatures, House of Representatives based on pop…
Pushed for the Bill of Rights at the Constitutional Convention
3/5 Compromise
3/5 of slave population counts towards total state population…
4th Amendment
Protects you from unlawful search/seizure of property
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US Constitution and Government
Define constitution
Why did Americans want written constit…
State government = ?
What did most governments have?
a written document that sets out the laws of principles of th…
1) would clearly spell out rights of citizens 2)limit the pow…
Colonial government
Upper and lower body
Define constitution
a written document that sets out the laws of principles of th…
Why did Americans want written constit…
1) would clearly spell out rights of citizens 2)limit the pow…
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Honors US Constitution: Lesson 26
Why is it critical to authorize the na…
What was the significance of giving th…
According to the Founders, what does t…
Explain how Alexander Hamilton's polic…
so other countries would respect and trade from us; to keep o…
To show ourself strong, so other countries don't see us as we…
The whole people... -Madison/Jefferson: limitation, can't spend…
He saw it as a grant of power; Congress should decide to even…
Why is it critical to authorize the na…
so other countries would respect and trade from us; to keep o…
What was the significance of giving th…
To show ourself strong, so other countries don't see us as we…
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constitution us history honors pate
When was the constitution signed?
Where was it signed?
what does ratification mean?
What is federalism
1787
Philadelphia
to approve
base of our constitution, shared power between the federal go…
When was the constitution signed?
1787
Where was it signed?
Philadelphia
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 41
Explain the "full faith and credit" cl…
Who is authorized to establish the for…
Explain the equality of privileges and…
What provision does the Constitution c…
Every state has the right to have their official acts recogni…
Congress
every person whether a resident or not gets all privileges an…
The governor could have the criminal extradited back to their…
Explain the "full faith and credit" cl…
Every state has the right to have their official acts recogni…
Who is authorized to establish the for…
Congress
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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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The Constitution and government of the US
bicameral
Number of US Senators
Number of Representatives in the Unite…
Georgia US Senators
2 chambers; Congress has the Senate and the House of Represen…
100
435
Johnny Isaakson, David Purdue
bicameral
2 chambers; Congress has the Senate and the House of Represen…
Number of US Senators
100
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Government Amendments to the US Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Right to bear arms (guns).
No lodging of troops in private homes.
No illegal search and seizure. Police must have search warrant.
Amendment 1
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms (guns).
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Honors US Constitution-- Exam Guide
What document made Jeffersons name wel…
Jeffersons ancestors that used represe…
Jeffersons house in Virginia
What Jefferson called the teaching of…
A Summary View of the Rights of British America
Anglo-Saxons
Monticello
"ancient principles"
What document made Jeffersons name wel…
A Summary View of the Rights of British America
Jeffersons ancestors that used represe…
Anglo-Saxons
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 2
Who is the man that discovered America…
Put these names in order of birth: Was…
How many hours a day did Jefferson stu…
Name two things Jefferson did for dive…
Thomas Jefferson; 1743
Franklin, Washington, John Adams, Jefferson, Madison
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Runner and violin player
Who is the man that discovered America…
Thomas Jefferson; 1743
Put these names in order of birth: Was…
Franklin, Washington, John Adams, Jefferson, Madison
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 4
What are the two extremes of today's p…
What are the two extremes of the Found…
What country was experiencing a pendul…
Ruler's law is
Communism and facism
Anarchy and tyranny
France
Tyranny
What are the two extremes of today's p…
Communism and facism
What are the two extremes of the Found…
Anarchy and tyranny
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Honors US Constitution Lesson XXVI
Why was it critical to authorize the n…
What was the significance of giving th…
According to the founders, what does t…
Explain how Alexander Hamilton's polic…
To insure that the US' reputation remained stellar to encoura…
Under the Articles of Confederation, the US government had no…
The whole of the people.... Hamilton saw this as a grant of pow…
He saw it as a grant of power to Congress to do what was nece…
Why was it critical to authorize the n…
To insure that the US' reputation remained stellar to encoura…
What was the significance of giving th…
Under the Articles of Confederation, the US government had no…
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Honors US Constitution - Lesson 40
What was the founder's intent in givin…
For what kinds of crimes does the Cons…
Describe the original American common-…
How have Americans gradually lost the…
they don't want meaningless, trivial cases coming to the cour…
all crimes except impeachment
the original common law jury was very much guilty or innocent…
The judge started taking more and more power, they would give…
What was the founder's intent in givin…
they don't want meaningless, trivial cases coming to the cour…
For what kinds of crimes does the Cons…
all crimes except impeachment
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The US Constitution and the Federal Government
Popular Sovereignty
Rule of Law
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
people hold the final authority in all matters of government
principle that the law applies to everyone, even those who go…
the split authority among the legislative, judicial, and exec…
a system in which each each branch of government is able to c…
Popular Sovereignty
people hold the final authority in all matters of government
Rule of Law
principle that the law applies to everyone, even those who go…
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Honors US Constitution- Lesson 25
Name the 6 valuable lessons about taxa…
Why did the founders conclude, notwith…
The original Constitution imposed one…
The Founders learned by sad experience…
1 assessment of property could cause civil war... 2 people d…
bc the government cant do anything without funding
congress can't impose any taxes on goods exported from any st…
taxes
Name the 6 valuable lessons about taxa…
1 assessment of property could cause civil war... 2 people d…
Why did the founders conclude, notwith…
bc the government cant do anything without funding
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Government Amendments to the US Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Right to bear arms (guns).
No lodging of troops in private homes.
No illegal search and seizure. Police must have search warrant.
Amendment 1
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms (guns).
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US Government Honors Test 1
Dictatorship
Democracy
Government
Public policies
When power is held by a single person or small group
When responsibility for the exercise of these powers rest wit…
Institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
All the things a government decides to do
Dictatorship
When power is held by a single person or small group
Democracy
When responsibility for the exercise of these powers rest wit…
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Constitution & US Government
Articles of Confederation
Why did the Articles of Confederation…
Shay's Rebellion
Great Compromise
A document that outlined the the form of govt. of the US and…
-US govt. was in debt... -Didn't have enough power to levy taxes…
An uprising of debt ridden Massachusetts farmers
Equal representation for each state, two houses, and represen…
Articles of Confederation
A document that outlined the the form of govt. of the US and…
Why did the Articles of Confederation…
-US govt. was in debt... -Didn't have enough power to levy taxes…
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US Government Constitution Test
6 principles of the Constitution
Federalism
Checks and Balances
Separation of Power
Federalism, Checks and Balances, Separation of Powers, Judici…
Division of Power between state and national
The power each branch has over each other so none is too powe…
power split between 3 branches: Legislative, Executive, Judic…
6 principles of the Constitution
Federalism, Checks and Balances, Separation of Powers, Judici…
Federalism
Division of Power between state and national
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Government US constitution test
Declaration of Independance
Articles of Confederation
US Constitution
Federalism
To announce and explain separation from Great Britain
Written document that established the functions of the nation…
Replaced the articles of confederation and creates a central…
Dividing power between the states and national government
Declaration of Independance
To announce and explain separation from Great Britain
Articles of Confederation
Written document that established the functions of the nation…
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AP US Government The US Constitution Study Guide
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
This article created a legislative branch.
This article created an executive branch.
This article created a judicial branch.
This article includes the process of admitting new states to…
Article 1
This article created a legislative branch.
Article 2
This article created an executive branch.
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Honors US Government- Unit 1
U.S. Government
Politics
State Characteristics
Polictical Legitimacy
Institution that enforces policies
Process that decides how power and resources are distrubuted
Population, territory, Sovereignty, Government
Contsitution
U.S. Government
Institution that enforces policies
Politics
Process that decides how power and resources are distrubuted
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Government US Constitution Test
Reprieve
Commutation
Amnesty
Pardon
Postponement of a sentence
Shortening of a sentence
Blanket pardon to a group of people
Lea gal forgiveness
Reprieve
Postponement of a sentence
Commutation
Shortening of a sentence
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Constitution Test-US Government
original jurisdiction
appellate jurisdiction
expressed/enumerated powers
implied powers
highest court; hears first cases
power of the court to hear/review another courts decision
clearly stated powers in the constitution
powers that are not listed directly in the constitution, but…
original jurisdiction
highest court; hears first cases
appellate jurisdiction
power of the court to hear/review another courts decision
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US Constitution and Government
What is a federal system of government…
What role does the Constitution assign…
Based on the Powers Chart, which of th…
Based on the Powers Chart, concurrent…
divide powers between the states and the national government
interpreting the law
the power to conduct elections
shared by state and federal governments
What is a federal system of government…
divide powers between the states and the national government
What role does the Constitution assign…
interpreting the law
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US Government Constitution Test
Amendment 14
State which doesn't show up at the con…
How many terms for the supreme justices?
Popular sovereignty
Birth right citizenship
Rhode Island
As long as they want
Power to the people
Amendment 14
Birth right citizenship
State which doesn't show up at the con…
Rhode Island
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