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US Constitution 2016 U. S. History
separation of powers
judicial
checks and balances
Senate
government divided into three branches
court system was created to settle disputes and legal matters
designed to prevent any single branch from having too much po…
legislative branch body, each state has 2 Senators
separation of powers
government divided into three branches
judicial
court system was created to settle disputes and legal matters
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U.S. constitution us history honors 1
articles of confederation weaknesses
shay's rebellion
new jersey plan
virgina plan
all states have to agree on it, no national court system, nat…
mostly farmers in debt, led by daniel shay, marched down to m…
presented by william patterson, proposed a one vote per state…
drafted by james madison, the idea to have population based r…
articles of confederation weaknesses
all states have to agree on it, no national court system, nat…
shay's rebellion
mostly farmers in debt, led by daniel shay, marched down to m…
25 terms
U.S history 1 US Constitution Exam
How was the central government organiz…
What did the Northwest ordinance state…
What was proposed under the NJ plan? T…
What was the great compromise?
There was a Congress and a president but they had little powe…
It did not allow slavery in the new territory
NJ plan- called for equal representation for each state so sm…
Combined the two plans and divided Congress into two parts; S…
How was the central government organiz…
There was a Congress and a president but they had little powe…
What did the Northwest ordinance state…
It did not allow slavery in the new territory
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U.S. History - Constitution
Bicameral
Ordinance
Depreciate
Republic
having 2 separate lawmaking chambers
a law or regulation
to fall in value (currency)
a government in which citizens rule by choosing elected repre…
Bicameral
having 2 separate lawmaking chambers
Ordinance
a law or regulation
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U.S. History Constitution
Preamble
Jacobson v. Massachusetts
Article I Section 8
Interstate commerce clause
"We the People of the United States, in order to form a more…
(1904) - the only case to directly address an issue using the…
These are the enumerated powers of the Congress - these are t…
This clause in Article I Section 8 gave Congress power to reu…
Preamble
"We the People of the United States, in order to form a more…
Jacobson v. Massachusetts
(1904) - the only case to directly address an issue using the…
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U.S. History constitution
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
checks and balances
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Interprets the laws
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
legislative branch
Makes laws
executive branch
Carries out the laws
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U.S. History Constitution
Purpose of preamble
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
To explain the outline and goals/promises of the Constitution.
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Purpose of preamble
To explain the outline and goals/promises of the Constitution.
Article 1
Legislative Branch
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History | The U.S. Constitution
Eminent domain
Amendment
22nd
Separation of church and state
Private property used for public use
Written change to the U.S. Constitution
This amendment set a two term limit to presidency
This is a strict division between religion and government
Eminent domain
Private property used for public use
Amendment
Written change to the U.S. Constitution
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u.s history and constitution
Andrew Jackson
frontier
evangelical
second great awakening
7th president, expanded presidency power
a line or border seperating 2 countries
according to teaching of the gospel of christian religion
religious revival movement
Andrew Jackson
7th president, expanded presidency power
frontier
a line or border seperating 2 countries
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U.S. History Constitution
How many branches did the new governme…
What were the branches of the new gove…
What was the jobs of the branches of t…
What was the Great Compromise?
3 branches
Legislative (Congress)... Executive (President)... Judicial (Suprem…
Legislative-makes laws... Executive-enforces laws... Judicial-inter…
It was a proposal that stated the state legislatures would ch…
How many branches did the new governme…
3 branches
What were the branches of the new gove…
Legislative (Congress)... Executive (President)... Judicial (Suprem…
19 terms
U.S. History: Constitution
Popular Soverignty
Federalism
bill
cabinet
the people
state and national government
a law
presidents expert advisers
Popular Soverignty
the people
Federalism
state and national government
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U.S. History - Constitution
Abridge
Adjourn
Apportionment
Appropriate
To reduce
To suspend (stop) a session
distribution of seats in House based on population
to allocate funds for spending (p. 183) set aside
Abridge
To reduce
Adjourn
To suspend (stop) a session
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History U.S. Constitution
3/5th Compromise... (2 facts)
Connecticut Compromise/The Great Compr…
Federal System of Government ... (2 gener…
Separation of Powers ... (3 facts)
1) 3/5th of the slave population counts towards total populat…
1) A two-house legislature - Congress decided based on state…
1) Power is DIVIDED between national govt. and state govt.... 2…
1) National government powers are divided in 3 branches... 2) P…
3/5th Compromise... (2 facts)
1) 3/5th of the slave population counts towards total populat…
Connecticut Compromise/The Great Compr…
1) A two-house legislature - Congress decided based on state…
28 terms
History: U.S. Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Constitution
Magna Carta
Amendment
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
A change to the Constitution
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
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U.S. History- Constitution
Colonialism
Valuable Goods
Great Britain's Goals
Navigation Acts
Exploration by a strong country on a weaker one (England had…
When the U.S. had valuable goods they were taken by Great Bri…
Use colonies for SOURCES of raw goods, use America to SELL ra…
1. Only British ships can transport goods... 2. Certain goods ca…
Colonialism
Exploration by a strong country on a weaker one (England had…
Valuable Goods
When the U.S. had valuable goods they were taken by Great Bri…
26 terms
U.S History Constitution
Federal System
Separation of powers
Checks and Balances
How does a bill become a law?
A system that divided powers between the states and the feder…
Each branch has its own peticular powers
To keep anyone branch from becoming too powerful
1: Idea 2: Intro by Congressman 3: Sent to standing committee…
Federal System
A system that divided powers between the states and the feder…
Separation of powers
Each branch has its own peticular powers
25 terms
History: U.S. Constitution
The House of Representatives
Speaker of the House
Minority Leader
Senate
Highest ranking official: Speaker, min. 25 yr. old, citizen f…
presiding officer of the House, represents majority party, 2n…
floor leader of opposition, speaks for minority and its polic…
President-Vice President(votes in tie), president pro tempore…
The House of Representatives
Highest ranking official: Speaker, min. 25 yr. old, citizen f…
Speaker of the House
presiding officer of the House, represents majority party, 2n…
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Constitution - U.S. History
Explain how the Constitution differs i…
Identify what legislative powers are
What are the two houses that congress…
Which one of the houses is organized b…
- Check and balances - constitution... - AOC only had one branch…
- The legislative branch has the power to make laws. Advise a…
House of Representatives and Senate
House of Representatives
Explain how the Constitution differs i…
- Check and balances - constitution... - AOC only had one branch…
Identify what legislative powers are
- The legislative branch has the power to make laws. Advise a…
20 terms
U.S History Constitution
Articles of Confederation
confederation
republic
Land Ordinance of 1785/Northwest Ordin…
A new type of government in a set of laws proposed by Congres…
What the delegates called this new form of government, or an…
a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citiz…
LO: established a plan for surveying land... NO: congress create…
Articles of Confederation
A new type of government in a set of laws proposed by Congres…
confederation
What the delegates called this new form of government, or an…
14 terms
U.S. History And Constitution
Alexander Hamilton
Alien And Sedition Acts
Amendment Process
American Revolution
He was a founding father, an author of the Federalist Papers,…
Passed in 1798, these laws were supposed to protect the U.S.…
This is a method by which the Constitution may be changed or…
This was the first successful colonial independence movement…
Alexander Hamilton
He was a founding father, an author of the Federalist Papers,…
Alien And Sedition Acts
Passed in 1798, these laws were supposed to protect the U.S.…
26 terms
The Constitution (U.S History)
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Ordinance
Connecticut Compromise
Duty
Initial laws of new U.S. which gave minimal power to Federal…
Provided the basis of governing much of the western territory…
Created to bring delegates together on conflict parts of the…
Taxes imposed by states on goods sold.
Articles of Confederation
Initial laws of new U.S. which gave minimal power to Federal…
Northwest Ordinance
Provided the basis of governing much of the western territory…
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U. S. history Constitution
Tariff
Shay's Rebellion
Virginia plan
New Jersey plan
Tax on goods
The uprising of farmers to protest high taxes and heavy debt…
Large states plan; bicameral or 2 house legislature - preside…
Small state plan; one house legislature - one vote for each s…
Tariff
Tax on goods
Shay's Rebellion
The uprising of farmers to protest high taxes and heavy debt…
30 terms
Constitution; U.S. History
Federalism
Supremacy Clause
Reserved powers
Concurrent powers
the federal principle or system of government
establishes that the constitution, federal laws, made pursuan…
defined as powers assigned to the states and the people
are powers assigned to the states and the people
Federalism
the federal principle or system of government
Supremacy Clause
establishes that the constitution, federal laws, made pursuan…
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U.S. History Constitution
Great Compromise
3/5 Compromise
Why did they have a census?
Popular Sovereignty
Compromise made by Constitutional Convention in which states…
When slaves were counted as 3/5 of a person when it came to t…
So they could accurately keep track of the population in each…
A government in which the people rule by their own consent.
Great Compromise
Compromise made by Constitutional Convention in which states…
3/5 Compromise
When slaves were counted as 3/5 of a person when it came to t…
24 terms
U.S. CONSTITUTION (HISTORY)
Confederation
constitution
Convention
Delegate
First U.S. government. (did not work)
Written plan for the government
A meeting
A representative
Confederation
First U.S. government. (did not work)
constitution
Written plan for the government
History U.S. Constitution
Monarchy
Cabinet
Allegiance
Federalism
A form of government in which one person has absolute rule an…
Federal government officials who most often represents the ex…
Commitment of someone to another in higher power or a larger…
A system of government in which power is divided between a ce…
Monarchy
A form of government in which one person has absolute rule an…
Cabinet
Federal government officials who most often represents the ex…
39 terms
U.S. History: constitution
1st amend
2nd amend
3rd amend
4th amend
Freedom of speech
Right to bear arms
Quartering soldiers
Search and seizure
1st amend
Freedom of speech
2nd amend
Right to bear arms
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U.S History: Constitution
The Articles of Confederation
Describe the relationship between the…
Weaknesses
Strengths
------->
- States would not be united (separated)... - Loyalists flee to…
- can't tax... - states have no compelling reason to comply... - we…
- Set a policy for territories to become states
The Articles of Confederation
------->
Describe the relationship between the…
- States would not be united (separated)... - Loyalists flee to…
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U.S History The Constitution
constitution
executive
economic depression
Judicial branch
document in which the laws, principles, organization, and pro…
in government, person who runs the government and sees that t…
period when business activity slows, prices and wages drop, a…
system of courts to settle disputes involving national issues
constitution
document in which the laws, principles, organization, and pro…
executive
in government, person who runs the government and sees that t…
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History-U.S Constitution
When and where did the convention occur?
What was decided at the beginning of t…
Problems the U.S faced under the Artic…
Which branch is [commander-in-chief of…
1787, Philadelphia
That each state had one vote; to write a new constitution; to…
Lack of money for the national government due to lack of taxe…
Executive
When and where did the convention occur?
1787, Philadelphia
What was decided at the beginning of t…
That each state had one vote; to write a new constitution; to…
12 terms
History- U.S. Constitution
What was the main question the delegat…
Who was responsible for the formation…
Under the Articles of Confederation wh…
What was Shay's Rebellion? Explain.
How many delegates will represent each state?
Alexander Hamilton
The congress can declare war, sign treaties, and appoint mili…
A group of people, led by Daniel Shays, broke into an arsenal…
What was the main question the delegat…
How many delegates will represent each state?
Who was responsible for the formation…
Alexander Hamilton
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U.S Constitution us government
bicameral
congress
senate
consensus
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
Has the power to ratify treaties and declare war, and the pow…
100 members, 2 members for each state. Members are elected ev…
A general agreement
bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
congress
Has the power to ratify treaties and declare war, and the pow…
12 terms
U.S History Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Great Compromise
Held in May 1787 in Philadelphia's Independence Hall to impro…
Idea proposed that a new federal constitution that would give…
Which called for a one-house legislature. The plan gave each…
The agreement to create a two-house legisture
Constitutional Convention
Held in May 1787 in Philadelphia's Independence Hall to impro…
Virginia Plan
Idea proposed that a new federal constitution that would give…
32 terms
U.S History: Constitution
1st Ammendment
2nd Ammendment
4th Ammendment
5th Ammendment
Freedom of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly
Right to bear arms
Right to unreasonable searches and seizures
Right to remain silent, double jeopardy, and private property
1st Ammendment
Freedom of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly
2nd Ammendment
Right to bear arms
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U.S. History Constitution Test
Federalism
Sovereignty
Creator of theory of Separation of Pow…
Legislative Branch
System of government where sovereignty is divided on the stat…
Final authority on a matter
(Baron de) Montesquieu
Makes Laws
Federalism
System of government where sovereignty is divided on the stat…
Sovereignty
Final authority on a matter
23 terms
U.S History Constitution
Why did the framers decide on a 2 hous…
Main Function of the Executive Branch
Main Function of the Legislative Branch
Main Function of the Judicial Branch
To make things equal
commands army
writes laws
Make sure all laws are constitutional
Why did the framers decide on a 2 hous…
To make things equal
Main Function of the Executive Branch
commands army
18 terms
U.S. History The Constitution
In which city was the convention held?
In what year was the convention held?
What was George Washington known for?
What was James Madison known for?
Philadelphia
May-September 1787
Presiding officer
Unofficial secretary
In which city was the convention held?
Philadelphia
In what year was the convention held?
May-September 1787
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U.S History constitution
Domestic tranquility
Common defense
General welfare
Congress
Home peace
Preamble- military protection
Well being of all citizens
Legislative branch makes laws
Domestic tranquility
Home peace
Common defense
Preamble- military protection
10 terms
U.S. History U.S. Constitution Continued
Separation of powers
Check and Balances
Federalism
Enumerated (Delegated) Powers
Powers are divided among the branches of government
The way each branch keeps the other branches from becoming to…
Division of power among the levels of government
Power given to the Federal government
Separation of powers
Powers are divided among the branches of government
Check and Balances
The way each branch keeps the other branches from becoming to…
10 terms
U.S. History U.S. Constitution
Elastic Clause
Popular Sovereignty
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Congress has the power to pass all laws necessary and proper…
The authority of the government comes from the people
Part of the U.S. government that creates laws
Part of the government that enforces the law
Elastic Clause
Congress has the power to pass all laws necessary and proper…
Popular Sovereignty
The authority of the government comes from the people
25 terms
The Constitution U.S History
what is federalism?
how does the separation of powers help?
what was the articles of confederation?
who is considered the father of the co…
the division/separation of powers
helps prevent 1 branch from becoming too powerful
it was the first form of government which gave the states too…
James madison
what is federalism?
the division/separation of powers
how does the separation of powers help?
helps prevent 1 branch from becoming too powerful
22 terms
U. S. History: Constitutional Era
Constitutional Era
"Consent of the governed"
Intolerable Acts
Virginia Plan
Historical period of the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 and…
No taxation without representation--a grievance expressed in…
1774 Laws designed to make an example of Massachusetts for th…
Proposal for a bicameral legislature AND separation of powers…
Constitutional Era
Historical period of the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 and…
"Consent of the governed"
No taxation without representation--a grievance expressed in…
70 terms
U.S. History Constitution Test
popular sovereignty
limited government
separation of powers
individual rights
rule by the people
government limited to powers specified by the people
provides three branches of government
rights retained by the citizens
popular sovereignty
rule by the people
limited government
government limited to powers specified by the people
60 terms
U.S History Constitution & Establishing the U.S
Constitution adopted and ratified
6 Big Ideas of Constitution
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
Adopted & signed Sept, 1787... Ratified June, 1788
Popular Sovereignty... Limited Government... Separation of powers... C…
People establish government & if it's power
Government has as much power as we give it
Constitution adopted and ratified
Adopted & signed Sept, 1787... Ratified June, 1788
6 Big Ideas of Constitution
Popular Sovereignty... Limited Government... Separation of powers... C…
9 terms
U.S. HISTORY: THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
Constitution
Branches of Government
Bill of Rights
Citizen
A document that embodies the fundamental laws and principles…
In the US, there are three branches of government: the legisl…
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in…
A person who is born in a country or a person who has legally…
Constitution
A document that embodies the fundamental laws and principles…
Branches of Government
In the US, there are three branches of government: the legisl…
42 terms
u.s. history #5 /// THE CONSTITUTION
commission
confederation
article of confederation
legislative branch
position of power
alliance of separate government
established a limited national government
makes laws
commission
position of power
confederation
alliance of separate government
15 terms
U.S Constitution; Creating the US Constitutional
why did delegates come together and me…
who were the delegates?
who did not attend?
What is the bill of rights?
to amend the Articles of Confederation
People sent to represent others
Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Patrick Henry, Th…
A list of the most important rights to the citizens of a coun…
why did delegates come together and me…
to amend the Articles of Confederation
who were the delegates?
People sent to represent others
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U.S. History U.S. Constitution Test
1.) President
2.) Checks and balances
3.) Nominate caindates for office
4.) Unite states & government
Has the power to make treaties with foreign governments?
What principle declares laws of the supreme court?
What do political parties vote for?
Federalism?
1.) President
Has the power to make treaties with foreign governments?
2.) Checks and balances
What principle declares laws of the supreme court?
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U.S. History Constitution Vocabulary
Enumeration
Pro Tempore
Impeachment
Quorum
a catalog or list
temporary; for the time being
an official is accused of an unlawful act
a majority of members of each house of Congress and is the mi…
Enumeration
a catalog or list
Pro Tempore
temporary; for the time being
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U.S. History {Principles of constitution}
Limited government
Republicanism
Popular sovereignty
Federalism
The authority that federal government are limited to those gi…
Americans created a republic form of government in which demo…
People of sovereign hold supreme power,power of which the gov…
The constitution of the U.S. created a federal republic , whe…
Limited government
The authority that federal government are limited to those gi…
Republicanism
Americans created a republic form of government in which demo…
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