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U.S. Constitution Jeopardy!

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Transcript of U.S. Constitution Jeopardy!

Articles of Confederation
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights
Compromises
Compromises
U.S.
Constitution
U.S.
Constitution
Three
Branches
Three
Branches
Laws
Laws

First attempt at a
constitution by the
United States
Time for your first "answer"...
The movement that influenced the Constitution's architects.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the

Age of Enlightenment
The Americans formed a republic, a government in which citizens rule through these people.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS

Elected Representatives
The Articles of Confederation had many of these. One was not being able to collect taxes.

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What are weaknesses
This person believed that all people have a right to life, liberty, and property.

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Who is John Locke
A person who was born in another country can become a U.S. citizen through this process.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS Naturalization
The freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition is part of this amendment.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the 1st Amendment
No quartering of troops in people’s homes is part of this amendment.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the 3rd Amendment
Right to keep arms and have a state militia is part of this amendment.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the 2nd Amendment
No excessive bail, excessive fines, and no cruel or inhuman punishments is part of this amendment.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the 8th Amendment
Time for

your first "answer"...
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LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Players will be able to identify key information and ideas about the U.S. Constitution time in order to be successful on the unit exam.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Let's meet your...
DEFENDING CHAMPION!
DIN
What were the Articles of Confederation?
This compromise determined how slaves would be included in the representation population.

ANSWER:
What is the Three-Fifths Compromise

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the Great Compromise
This plan was a proposal for the new constitution. It offered a two house legislative branch that gave equal representation to all states in one house and the other house based on population.

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WHAT is the Virginia Plan
This plan was a proposal for the new constitution. It offered a one house legislative branch that gave equal representation to all states.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the New Jersey Plan
This is an agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions.

ANSWER:
What is a Compromise
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on and then pick the bid
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Colonial America
Jeopardy!
For an amendment to be ratified, it must be approved by this fraction of the states.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS three-fourths
Those who opposed the Constitution feared the national government would do this.
Constitutional Convention delegates agreed that the Constitution must be approved by this many states.

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WHAT IS Nine
The system set up to maintain a balance of power between the three branches of government is called this.

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What is Checks and Balances
Under the federal system of government, this has the final authority.

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What is the Constitution
The branch of government that is headed by the president is called this.

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WHAT IS the Executive Branch
The branch of government that deals with the court system is called this.

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WHAT is the Judicial Branch
The branch of government that contains Congress is called this.

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What is the Legislative Branch
The Supreme Court has the power of this.

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What is Judicial Review
The President has the power of this.

ANSWER:
What is Veto
This law helped stop the spread of slavery in the West.

ANSWER:
What is the Northwest Ordinance
If a law is being questioned, this decides if a law is constitutional or unconstitutional.

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What is the Supreme Court
Once a bill is approved by the two houses, this person has the final say on whether a bill becomes a law.

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WHO IS the President
A bill must be approved by both of these in order to be a law.

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WHAT is Congress or the Two Houses
A law begins with this.

ANSWER:
WHAT is an Idea
COMPETITOR REVIEW
U.S. Constitution
Colonial America
Rights of an accused person is part of this amendment.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the 5th Amendment
Federalsim
Articles of
Confederation
Amendments
Bill of Rights
Three Branches of Government
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Rights
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The President is elected by this political body.
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Colonial America
What was Shays' Rebellion?
An uprising by farmers as a reaction to the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
Answer:

WHAT IS
take rights away from people
Answer: The Electoral College
Make Bids for Final Jeopardy
- splitting government
powers between the
State and National
government

This compromise determined representation in the legislative branch in the new U.S. Constitution.
- Had many weaknesses
- Weak central government
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