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Social Studies - US Governmnet
1787
The United States Constitution
Benjamin Franklin, George Washington,…
Three Branches of Government
The year the United States Constitution was written.
Highest law in the land
Creators of the Constitition
Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch
1787
The year the United States Constitution was written.
The United States Constitution
Highest law in the land
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Social Studies: Chapter 3 The World Around Us
continents
oceans
rural
urban
seven large areas of land on the Earth
four large bodies of water on the Earth
an environment made up of small towns and farms
a city environment with lots of buildings and people
continents
seven large areas of land on the Earth
oceans
four large bodies of water on the Earth
11 terms
Social Studies- US Goverment
Qualifications for US President
Veterans Affairs Department
Judicial Branch
A congressional Bill Dies if
35 years old, Natural Born Citizen; 9 years US Resident
Runs Programs for Former Soldiers and their Families for home…
Can declare that a law is Unconstitutional
President Vetoes bill and Congress does not override veto
Qualifications for US President
35 years old, Natural Born Citizen; 9 years US Resident
Veterans Affairs Department
Runs Programs for Former Soldiers and their Families for home…
18 terms
social studies US Canada
breadbasket
Atlantic, Pacific, Artic
Ottawa
District of Columbia
What is the Midwest in the US also know as?
What three ocean border the United States?
What is the capital of Canad?
What does the D.C mean in Washington D.C
breadbasket
What is the Midwest in the US also know as?
Atlantic, Pacific, Artic
What three ocean border the United States?
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Social Studies US1.6 American Revolution
Colonies traded raw materials for goods
To help pay for the French and Indian…
The colonies had no representation in…
The Proclamation of 1763
Mercantilism
England's reasons for Taxation that caused the American Revol…
Why did the colonists claim "Taxation without representation?"
Native Americans feared losing their lands and colonists' saf…
Colonies traded raw materials for goods
Mercantilism
To help pay for the French and Indian…
England's reasons for Taxation that caused the American Revol…
24 terms
Social Studies US Constitution
The Constitution
Each state
amendment
Bill of Rights
The highest law in the United States and all other laws come…
has it's own constitution.
The way the Constitution can be changed.
First ten amendments are called this
The Constitution
The highest law in the United States and all other laws come…
Each state
has it's own constitution.
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Regions of the US. SOCIAL STUDIES
Southwest
Northeast
Southeast
West
Desert, dry and hot... Cacti and small plants... Grand Canyon. Gulf…
Hot summers. Cold winters... Fishing and lobster... Maple trees for…
Crops like cotton and peanuts... Everglades marsh ... Rainy but hot…
Mountains volcanoes... Large forests with many trees... Pacific Oce…
Southwest
Desert, dry and hot... Cacti and small plants... Grand Canyon. Gulf…
Northeast
Hot summers. Cold winters... Fishing and lobster... Maple trees for…
US Constitution Social Studies
Popular sovereignty
Limited government
Reserved powers
Concurrent powers
Believe that the government is subject to the will of the peo…
Restorative powers of the government strictly defined by law
Powers belonging to the state
Powers shared by the state and federal government
Popular sovereignty
Believe that the government is subject to the will of the peo…
Limited government
Restorative powers of the government strictly defined by law
39 terms
US Ch1 Exploring Social Studies
Chronology
Primary Source
Secondary Source
Point of View
Order of events
Original material from a time period being studied
An account of an event written by someone who did not witness…
A particular attitude about someone or something
Chronology
Order of events
Primary Source
Original material from a time period being studied
18 terms
social studies us consit...
what were the articles of confederation
what was the purpose of the articles o…
Who had the power
What were the problems with the articl…
these enabled the states to make their own laws collect their…
To give more power to the states and less power to the centra…
The states
When conflicts increased between states congress could do lit…
what were the articles of confederation
these enabled the states to make their own laws collect their…
what was the purpose of the articles o…
To give more power to the states and less power to the centra…
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Social Studies US Government
What is a citizen
What is an immigrant
What is a legal alien
What type of government do we have in…
A person born in the US or someone who has received permissio…
A person who comes from an other country to live
a person who is not a US citizen who has been given permissio…
Democracy
What is a citizen
A person born in the US or someone who has received permissio…
What is an immigrant
A person who comes from an other country to live
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Social Studies Unit 1: Major US Waterways
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Great Lakes
Gulf of Mexico
early exploration route
served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and late…
Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the Great Lakes.
Provided the French and Spanish with exploration routes to Me…
Pacific Ocean
early exploration route
Atlantic Ocean
served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and late…
8 terms
Social Studies: The Land Around Us
North America
location
landforms
rural
A continent where our country is located
The place where something is
A kind of land with a special shape, such as mountain, hill,…
In the country, far away from the city
North America
A continent where our country is located
location
The place where something is
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social studies us geography
geography
absolute location
relative location
physical characteristics
The study of our earth's physical surroundings and how humans…
Location determined by latitude and longitude or exact locati…
Location determined by relationship to another place or compa…
Landforms, climate, weather, plants, animals, etc.
geography
The study of our earth's physical surroundings and how humans…
absolute location
Location determined by latitude and longitude or exact locati…
100 terms
US Constitution Social Studies
Purpose of the governent
Role of Legislative Branch
Term for Representatives and why?
Current Representative from our district
To protect the peple
Make laws
2 years; the opinions and needs of the people change more rap…
Keith Rothfus
Purpose of the governent
To protect the peple
Role of Legislative Branch
Make laws
107 terms
Social studies US history
Northern (New England) colonies
Middle colonies
Southern colonies
Mayflower compact
* Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ma…
* New York, Pennslyvania, New Jersey, Delaware... • Fertile soil…
• Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia…
Pilgrims pledged loyalty to England and promised to obey the…
Northern (New England) colonies
* Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ma…
Middle colonies
* New York, Pennslyvania, New Jersey, Delaware... • Fertile soil…
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Root Words used in Social Studies
a-
ant-
auto
bio
Prefix; not, without
prefix; against, opposite
self
life
a-
Prefix; not, without
ant-
prefix; against, opposite
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3rd Grade - Social Studies - US Government
Flag
Statue of Liberty
Uncle Sam
National Anthem
- 50 stars for the 50 states... - 13 stripes for the first 13 co…
- a gift from France... - a symbol of Freedom... - located in New Y…
- symbol of Freedom in the United States... - not a real person
- The Star Spangle Banner... - national song
Flag
- 50 stars for the 50 states... - 13 stripes for the first 13 co…
Statue of Liberty
- a gift from France... - a symbol of Freedom... - located in New Y…
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Social Studies US GOVT
Legislative
Legislative
Legislative
Legislative
Make Laws
Coin Money
Declare War
Impeach President
Legislative
Make Laws
Legislative
Coin Money
10 terms
Social Studies US Government
The Bill of Rights
5 basic rights
3 branches of Government
The Executive Branch
are the basic rights that belong to all citizens of the Unite…
Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Assembly,…
Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch
Headed by the president
The Bill of Rights
are the basic rights that belong to all citizens of the Unite…
5 basic rights
Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Assembly,…
10 terms
US Constitution Social Studies
Congressional District 1 New Jersey Re…
House minority leader
House Majority Leader
Speaker of the house
Donald Norcross
Nancy Pelosi
Kevin McCarthy
Paul Ryan
Congressional District 1 New Jersey Re…
Donald Norcross
House minority leader
Nancy Pelosi
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Social Studies US gov
Confederation
Federal system/ Federalism
Republic
Unicameral
A joining together, such as a joining together of states; the…
A form of government in which power is divided and shared bet…
A nation that has a government in which power is held by the…
One house legislature
Confederation
A joining together, such as a joining together of states; the…
Federal system/ Federalism
A form of government in which power is divided and shared bet…
22 terms
Social Studies - US Constitution
Federalism
Articles of Confederation
League of Friendship
Federalist includes lawyers and busine…
A system of government in which there is a strong central gov…
was the first United States plan of government which granted…
the 13 states formed a confederation known as this.
believed in a strong central government and wanted the Consti…
Federalism
A system of government in which there is a strong central gov…
Articles of Confederation
was the first United States plan of government which granted…
24 terms
Social Studies US President
Step 1
Step 2
Delegate
Campaign
Announcing a plan to run for President
Winning delegate support... - Rival candidate from the same part…
An individual who is appointed to represent others
Competition by rival political candidates and organizations f…
Step 1
Announcing a plan to run for President
Step 2
Winning delegate support... - Rival candidate from the same part…
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Social Studies - US History
Inuit
Anasazi
Kwakiutl
Plains Indians
Also called Eskimos, they have lived in the Arctic and subarc…
A Native American civilization that once existed in the south…
They lived on the west coast of North America, mostly in what…
Mostly nomadic populations ranging from the northern border t…
Inuit
Also called Eskimos, they have lived in the Arctic and subarc…
Anasazi
A Native American civilization that once existed in the south…
150 terms
US Social Studies
A
C
C
C
In the battles at Trenton and Princeton, George Washington ga…
Among the foreigner volunteers who fought with the Americans…
Among the Americans, the Tories (or Loyalists)... A. provided mi…
More than he feared the British, by 1777 George Washington wo…
A
In the battles at Trenton and Princeton, George Washington ga…
C
Among the foreigner volunteers who fought with the Americans…
15 terms
Social Studies: US Government
Constitution
Articles of Confederation
NW Ordinance
1787 convention
America's set of laws for citizens to follow
first attempt at a constitution that failed to raise taxes
in 1787 created 5 new states: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michig…
a meeting to discuss a new plan for government since the Arti…
Constitution
America's set of laws for citizens to follow
Articles of Confederation
first attempt at a constitution that failed to raise taxes
22 terms
Social studies: US government
Electoral college votes
Cabinet
#of people in Supreme Court
# of people in senate & term
We vote for some electors (amount depends on population) who…
Presidents advisers & People in line if president dies
9
100 (2 per state) 6 years
Electoral college votes
We vote for some electors (amount depends on population) who…
Cabinet
Presidents advisers & People in line if president dies
16 terms
SOCIAL STUDIES : US GOVERNMENT
What was the Great Compromise
2 points of the NorthWest Ordinance of…
1st Amendment
2nd Ammendment
It was over how each state should ne represented in Congress.…
1)Outlawed Slavery... 2)Set up system for territories to become…
Speech, religion,press, assembly, and petition
Right for states to form militias and bear arms
What was the Great Compromise
It was over how each state should ne represented in Congress.…
2 points of the NorthWest Ordinance of…
1)Outlawed Slavery... 2)Set up system for territories to become…
8 terms
Social Studies' Useful Words
Analyze
Compare
Compare and Contrast
Contrast
break down in order to bring out the important elements or st…
give an account of similarities between two or more items or…
give an account of similarities and differences between two o…
give an account of differences between two or more items or s…
Analyze
break down in order to bring out the important elements or st…
Compare
give an account of similarities between two or more items or…
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Social Studies US Constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Legislative branch takes place in the
Makes Laws
Carries out laws
Evaluates Laws
Capital Building
Legislative Branch
Makes Laws
Executive Branch
Carries out laws
11 terms
Social Studies US Constitution
The Articles of Confederation
cabinet
checks and balances
Constitution
the document that set up the first government of the United S…
a group of advisors to the president, including the heads of…
the system under which each branch of government limits, or c…
a document that describes how a government will work
The Articles of Confederation
the document that set up the first government of the United S…
cabinet
a group of advisors to the president, including the heads of…
14 terms
The Land Around Us: Social Studies
location
country
landform
immigrants
the place where something is
an area of land with its own people and laws
a kind of land with a special shape, such as a mountain, hill…
A person who comes from somewhere else to live in a country
location
the place where something is
country
an area of land with its own people and laws
26 terms
Social studies US
Juneau
Sacramento
Denver
Hartford
Alaska
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Juneau
Alaska
Sacramento
California
50 terms
US capitals - Social Studies
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
Montgomery
Juneau
Phoenix
Little Rock
Alabama
Montgomery
Alaska
Juneau
50 terms
Social Studies US Capitals
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
Montgomery
Juneau
Phoenix
Little Rock
Alabama
Montgomery
Alaska
Juneau
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Social studies Us Const
1
2
3
4
Freedom of speech
People have the right to have a weapon
Soldiers cannot live in a person's house
The gov can't arrest or search their property unless there is…
1
Freedom of speech
2
People have the right to have a weapon
21 terms
Social Studies: US. Constitution
Articles of confederation
The Virginia plan
Legislative Branch
Federalists
First US. Constitution from 1783 to 1789. Too weak. The US. C…
Proposed the creation of a 3 branch government to limit power…
Make the Laws. Made up of two houses(bicameral). The upper ho…
People who favor a strong national government. Charles Pinckn…
Articles of confederation
First US. Constitution from 1783 to 1789. Too weak. The US. C…
The Virginia plan
Proposed the creation of a 3 branch government to limit power…
13 terms
Social Studies US Constitution
Constitution
Executive
Bill of rights
Republic
A document which spells out the laws, principles, organizatio…
Branch of government that enforces the laws... The division of t…
A formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of…
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
Constitution
A document which spells out the laws, principles, organizatio…
Executive
Branch of government that enforces the laws... The division of t…
26 terms
Social studies US landforms
Basin
Boundary
Canyon
Climate
A low bowl shaped land
Is another name for border oceans border our nations eastern…
A narrow valley with steep sides
Is the weather a place has year after year
Basin
A low bowl shaped land
Boundary
Is another name for border oceans border our nations eastern…
19 terms
social studies us constitution
Articles of confederation
Weaknesses of the articles
Shays rebellion
Land ordinance
first plan of government for the U.S. too weak to work
only one branch of government. No common money system. Could'…
rebelión of THE FARMERS in the u.s. because they couldn't pay…
Way to make public schools in a state.
Articles of confederation
first plan of government for the U.S. too weak to work
Weaknesses of the articles
only one branch of government. No common money system. Could'…
34 terms
US government~ social studies
The purpose of the Declaration of Inde…
The author of the Declaration of Indep…
Popular sovereignty
Republican
To break away from England
Thomas Jefferson
The people give the power to the government
The people use their power by voting for a representative
The purpose of the Declaration of Inde…
To break away from England
The author of the Declaration of Indep…
Thomas Jefferson
45 terms
Social Studies US History
Indentured servants
Slave codes
Immigrant
Staple Crop
A colonist who recieved free passage to North America in exch…
Laws passed in the colonies to control slaves
A person who moves to another country after leaving his or he…
A crop that is continuously in demand
Indentured servants
A colonist who recieved free passage to North America in exch…
Slave codes
Laws passed in the colonies to control slaves
19 terms
US nation social studies
whiskey rebellion
farmers
the rebels fled/gave up
jay's treaty
(1794) a protest of small farmers in Pennsylvania against whi…
who was involved in the whiskey rebellion?
how did the whiskey rebellion end?
settled the disputes that had risen between the United States…
whiskey rebellion
(1794) a protest of small farmers in Pennsylvania against whi…
farmers
who was involved in the whiskey rebellion?
52 terms
Social Studies:US History
Spanish-Queen of spain married to king…
Spanish-King of spain married to Queen…
Spanish-From Genoa Italy, sent by King…
Soanish-Spanish conquistador, he conqu…
Queen Isabella I
King Ferdinand
Christopher Columbus
Hernando Cortes
Spanish-Queen of spain married to king…
Queen Isabella I
Spanish-King of spain married to Queen…
King Ferdinand
15 terms
Social studies US constitution
Requirements to be in the house of Rep.
Requirements to be in the Senate
Requirements for president
Title of the House of Rep
-25 years old... -citizen for 7 years... -live in the state he or s…
-30 years old... -citizen for 9 years... -live in the state he or s…
-35 years old... -natural born citizen... -live in the us for 14 ye…
Speaker of the house
Requirements to be in the house of Rep.
-25 years old... -citizen for 7 years... -live in the state he or s…
Requirements to be in the Senate
-30 years old... -citizen for 9 years... -live in the state he or s…
Social Studies (US Explorers)
Why did Europe Explore?
Columbian Exchange (Europe to Americas)
Columbian Exchange (Americas to Europe)
Columbus (pros)
1. Direct searoute to the indies... 2.Gold,silver,gems... 3.Contr…
1. Animals: horses, chickens, cows, sheep, pigs... 2. Food: app…
1. Animals: turkeys, llamas, alpacas, mink, Guinea pigs... 2. F…
1. Discovered Americas for Western Europe... 2. Contributed gol…
Why did Europe Explore?
1. Direct searoute to the indies... 2.Gold,silver,gems... 3.Contr…
Columbian Exchange (Europe to Americas)
1. Animals: horses, chickens, cows, sheep, pigs... 2. Food: app…
12 terms
US History Social Studies 5089
Which of the following was held to det…
Which of the following were results of…
In 1994, this organization was establi…
While the Progressive Era believed tha…
Yalta Conference; held in feb. 1945 between the USA (FDR,Pres…
Suez Crisis, Warsaw Pact, and NATO
North American Free Trade Assoc.
moral principles, government
Which of the following was held to det…
Yalta Conference; held in feb. 1945 between the USA (FDR,Pres…
Which of the following were results of…
Suez Crisis, Warsaw Pact, and NATO
34 terms
Social Studies: Regions of The US
To travel to work (Bus or Subway)
An unbroken chain of cities that from…
Average # of people per square mile or…
Manufacturing, transportation, finance…
Commute
Megalopolis
Population Density
Jobs of the Northeast
To travel to work (Bus or Subway)
Commute
An unbroken chain of cities that from…
Megalopolis
42 terms
US Constitution: Social Studies
Republicanism
Federalism
Separation of Powers
Check and Balances
a model of government in which people exercise their power by…
system of government in which power is shared between the cen…
the division of basic government roles into branches, giving…
each branch of government can exercise checks, or controls, o…
Republicanism
a model of government in which people exercise their power by…
Federalism
system of government in which power is shared between the cen…
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