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U.S. CONSTITUTION

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ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

ARTIC OF

CONFED

U.S. PROBLEMS AFTER THE

REVOLUTIONARY WAR

PROBS

AFTER

REVOLT

VARIOUS PROBLEMS

ENCOUNTERED BY THE U.S.

AFTER 1781

FORMING A STRONGER

GOVERNMENT

STRONG

GOV #1

DEBATING AND PASSING A NEW

CONSTITUTION

FORMING A STRONGER

GOVERNMENT

STRONG

GOV #2

DEBATING AND PASSING A NEW

CONSTITUTION

DIVIDING AND SEPARATING THE

POWERS OF GOVERNMENT

SEPAR

POWERS

VARIOUS INFORMATION

ABOUT THE CONSTITUTION

POTPOU

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Response 1

THE NUMBER OF STATES

REQUIRED TO PASS A LAW

WHAT IS NINE?

ONE OF THE THINGS GREAT

BRITAIN DIDN'T DO TO FULFILL

THE TREATY OF PARIS

WHAT IS GIVE

MILITARY & TRADING

THE STATE NOT ATTENDING

THE PHILADELPHIA

CONVENTION OF 1787

WHAT IS RHODE

ISLAND?

THE MAN WHO KEPT MANY

NOTES ON THE

CONSTITUTIONAL

CONVENTION

WHO IS JAMES

MADISON?

THE POWER DIVIDED BETWEEN

THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

AND THE STATES

WHAT IS A FEDERAL

SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT?

THE LAST OF THE DELEGATED

POWERS GIVEN TO CONGRESS

WHAT IS THE ELASTIC

CLAUSE?

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Response 2

THIS STATE WAS THE ONLY

ONE NOT TO RATIFY THE

ARTICLES BY 1779

WHAT IS MARYLAND?

ONE OF THE WAYS THE U.S.

WAS GUILTY OF BREAKING THE

TREATY OF PARIS

WHAT IS REFUSING TO

PAY DEBTS OWED

MAN CHOSEN AS PRESIDENT

OF THE CONVENTION

WHO IS GEORGE

WASHINGTON?

THIS PROFESSION MADE UP

THE LARGEST GROUP OF

DELEGATES

WHAT ARE LAWYERS?

THE EIGHTEEN POWERS GIVEN

TO CONGRESS BY THE

CONSTITUTION

WHAT ARE THE

DELEGATED POWERS?

THE HIGHEST LAW OF TE LAND,

ACCORDING TO THE

CONSTITUTION

WHAT IS THE SUPREME

LAW?

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Response 3

THE CHIEF WEAKNESS OF THE

ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

WHAT IS NO POWER TO

DIRECTLY TAX THE

THE AREA GIVEN TO SPAIN IN

THE TREATY OF PARIS

WHAT IS EAST AND

WEST FLORIDA?

THE BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT

THAT CARRIES OUT THE LAWS

WHAT IS THE

EXECUTIVE BRANCH?

THE MONTH AND YEAR THE

CONSTITUTION WAS FINISHED

BY THE DELEGATES

WHAT IS SEPTEMBER,

1787?

POWERS USED BY BOTH THE

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AND

THE STATES

WHAT ARE CONCURRENT

POWERS?

THE NUMBER OF AMENDMENTS

THAT MAKE UP THE BILL OF

RIGHTS

WHAT IS TEN?

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Response 4

CONGRESS ESTABLISHED THE

ENGLISH SYSTEM AS THE 1ST

FOR THE UNITED STATES

WHAT IS STANDARDS OF

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES?

STATE IN WHICH DANIEL

SHAYS LED 2,000 FARMERS IN

A REBELLION AGAINST HIGH

TAXES

WHAT IS

MASSACHUSETTS?

THE AGREEMENT SETTLING ON

TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS,

THE HOUSE AND SENATE

WHAT IS THE GREAT

COMPROMISE?

THE LEADER OF THE

ANTI-FEDERALISTS IN VIRGINIA

WHO IS PATRICK

HENRY?

THE SYSTEM ALLOWING EACH

BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT TO

MAKE SURE THE OTHER

BRANCH DOESN'T HAVE TOO

MUCH POWER

WHAT IS THE SYSTEM

OF CHECKS AND

WHERE ALL POLITICAL POWER

COMES FROM

WHAT IS THE PEOPLE?

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Response 5

THE YEAR THE ARTICLES OF

CONFEDERATION WENT INTO

FORCE

WHAT IS 1781?

ONE OF TWO LAWS PASSED BY

CONGRESS UNDER THE

ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

CONSIDERED GOOD FOR THE

NATION

WHAT IS LAND

ORDINANCE OF 1785/N-W

FIVE SLAVES WOULD BE

COUNTED AS 3/5 PERSON FOR

BOTH REPRESENTATION AND

TAXATION

WHAT IS THE 3/5

COMPROMISE?

TWO OF THE THREE LEADING

THE FIGHT FOR THE

CONSTITUTION IN NEW YORK

WHO ARE ALEX

HAMILTON, JOHN JAY,

TO ACCUSE A GOVERNMENT

OFFICIAL OF A CRIME

WHAT IS IMPEACH?

THE NUMBER OF AMENDMENTS

TO THE CONSTITUTION

WHAT IS TWENTY-SIX?

 CATEGORY:   

AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION

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THESE ARE THE TWO WAYS APROPOSAL OF AN AMENDMENTTO THE US CONSTITUTION CANBE MADE  

 Response:   

WHAT ARE 2/3 VOTE OFCONGRESS AND A

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Response 5

 CATEGORY:   

AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THESE ARE THE TWO WAYS APROPOSAL OF AN AMENDMENTTO THE US CONSTITUTION CANBE MADE  

 Response:   

WHAT ARE 2/3 VOTE OFCONGRESS AND A

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