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FIRST THINGS FIRST

FIRST

THINGS

FIRST

IDENTIFY WHICH HAPPENED

FIRST.

IMPORTANT DATES IN

AMERICAN HISTORY

DATES

IDENTIFY THE YEAR IN WHICH

THE EVENT OCCURRED

EXECUTIVE ORDER

EXECU-

TIVE

ORDER

IDENTIFY THE PRESIDENT  BY

THE ORDER IN WHICH HE WAS

PRESIDENT

COLONIAL ACTS

COLO-

NIAL ACTS

IDENTIFY THE BRITISH ACT

IMPOSED ON THE COLONIES

FOUNDING FATHERS

FOUND-

ING

FATHERS

IDENTIFY THE EARLY

AMERICAN LEADER DESCRIBED

IN THE CLUE

WHO'S THE AUTHOR?

WHO'S THE

AUTHOR?

IDENTIFY THE AUTHOR OF THE

WRITTEN WORK

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

CIVIL WAR RECONSTRUCTION

COMPROMISE OF 1850

WHAT IS COMPROMISE

OF 1850?

YEAR THAT THE LOUISIANA

TERRITORY WAS PURCHASED

FROM FRANCE.

WHAT IS 1803?

1ST PRESIDENT

WHO IS WASHINGTON?

ACT THAT PLACED A TAX ON

ALL PRINTED MATERIAL

WHAT IS THE STAMP

ACT?

COMMANDING GENERAL OF

THE AMERICAN FORCES IN THE

REVOLUTIONARY WAR

WHO IS GEORGE

WASHINGTON?

HAMILTON OR JEFFERSON:

THE DECLARATION OF

INDEPENDENCE

WHO IS JEFFERSON?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

US ACQUIRED CALIFORNIA US

ACQUIRED LOUISIANA US

ACQUIRED TEXAS

WHAT IS US ACQUIRED

LOUISIANA?

YEAR THAT JAMESTOWN WAS

FOUNDED

WHAT IS 1607?

3RD PRESIDENT

WHO IS JEFFERSON?

ACT THAT TAXED MOLASSES

AND SUGAR

WHAT IS THE SUGAR

ACT?

LEADER WHO WAS ALSO AN

INVENTOR AND AUTHOR,

CONVINCED THE FRENCH TO

HELP THE COLONISTS FIGHT

THE BRITISH

WHO IS BENJAMIN

FRANKLIN?

FRANKLIN OR REVERE: "POOR

RICHARD'S ALMANAC"

WHO IS FRANKLIN?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

MEXICAN REVOLUTION

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

AMERICAN REVOLUTION

WHAT IS AMERICAN

REVOLUTION?

YEAR THAT THE COLONIES

DECLARED INDEPENDENCE

FROM ENGLAND

WHAT IS 1776?

4TH PRESIDENT?

WHO IS MADISON?

ACT THAT REQUIRED

COLONISTS TO PROVIDE

HOUSING FOR BRITISH TROOPS

WHAT IS THE

QUARTERING ACT?

LEADER OF THE

DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICAN

PARTY; OPPOSED HAMILTON'S

VIEWS AND SUPPORTED

STATES' RIGHTS

WHO IS THOMAS

JEFFERSON?

MADISON OR PAINE: "COMMON

SENSE"

WHO IS PAINE?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

WAR OF 1812 MEXICAN WAR

CIVIL WAR

WHAT IS WAR OF 1812?

YEAR THAT THE

CONSTITUTION WAS RATIFIED

WHAT IS 1787?

7TH PRESIDENT

WHO IS JACKSON?

ACT THAT LED COLONISTS TO

BOARD BRITISH SHIPS AND

DUMP CARGO INTO BOSTON

HARBOR

WHAT IS THE TEA ACT?

HIS WAS THE BIGGEST

SIGNATURE ON THE

DECLARATION OF

INDEPENDENCE

WHO IS JOHN HANCOCK?

STOWE OR DOUGLASS: "UNCLE

TOM'S CABIN"

WHO IS STOWE?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

MISSOURI COMPROMISE

MONROE DOCTRINE

GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

WHAT IS MISSOURI

COMPROMISE?

YEARS THAT THE CIVIL WAR

TOOK PLACE

WHAT 1861 THRU 1865?

16TH PRESIDENT

WHO IS LINCOLN?

ACT THAT CLOSED THE PORT

OF BOSTON AFTER THE

BOSTON TEA PARTY

WHAT ARE THE

INTOLERABLE ACTS?

KNOWN AS THE "FATHER OF

THE CONSTITUTION;" ALSO THE

4TH US PRESIDENT

WHO IS JAMES

MADISON?

LINCOLN OR DAVIS:

GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

WHO IS LINCOLN?

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8TH GRADE HISTORY GAME #2

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CATEGORY 1

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CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

Explanation

CONSTITUTION OR

DECLARATION OF

INDEPENDENCE?

CONST OR

DEC

INDEP?

IDENTIFY WHICH THE CLUE

DESCRIBES-US DEC OF INDE OR

US CONST

COLONIAL ECONOMIES

COLO-

NIAL

ECONS

IDENTIFY THE COLONY BASED

ON THE ECONOMY DESCRIBED

VOCABULARY WORDS

VOCAB-

ULARY

IDENTIFY THE WORD BEING

DEFINED

US AMENDMENTS

US

AMEND-

MENTS

IDENTIFY THE AMENDMENTS

DESCRIBED IN THE CLUE

HAMILTON OR JEFFERSON?

HAM OR

JEFF?

IDENTIFY WHO IS BEING

DESCRIBED-HAMILTON OR

JEFFERSON

COURT CASES AND 1 JUDGE

COURT

CASES

IDENTIFY THE SUPREME COURT

CASES & CHIEF JUSTICE

DESCRIBED BY THE CLUE

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

DEFINES THE POWERS AND

BRANCHES OF THE FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT

WHAT IS THE

CONSTITUTION?

SHIPBUILDING AND TRADE

WHAT IS NEW ENGLAND

COLONIES?

END TO SLAVERY

WHAT IS ABOLITION?

FREEDOM OF SPEECH, PRESS,

AND RELIGION

WHAT IS THE 1ST

AMENDMENT?

1ST SECRETARY OF THE

TREASURY

WHO IS HAMILTON?

ESTABLISHED JUDICIAL

REVIEW

WHAT IS MARBURY V

MADISON?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

APPROVED ON JULY 4, 1776

WHAT IS DEC OF INDE?

CASH CROPS SUCH AS WHEAT

WHAT IS MIDDLE

COLONIES?

TAXES ON IMPORTS/EXPORTS

WHAT IS TARIFF?

PROTECTION FROM

UNREASONABLE SEARCHES

AND SEIZURES

WHAT IS THE 4TH

AMENDMENT?

REPRESENTED WEALTHY

FARMERS FROM VIRGINIA

WHO IS JEFFERSON?

THE ELASTIC CLAUSE ALLOWS

CONGRESS TO DO MORE THAN

THE CONSTITUTION ALLOWS

(ESTABLISHED A FEDERAL

BANK IN MARYLAND)

WHAT IS MCCULLOCH V

MARYLAND?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

INCLUDES THE WORDS:  "WE

HOLD THESE TRUTHS TO BE

SELF-EVIDENT*"

WHAT IS THE DEC OF

INDE?

FISHING ESPECIALLY FOR

WHALES

WHAT IS NEW ENGLAND

COLONIES?

BASIC RIGHTS SUCH AS LIFE,

LIBERTY, & PURSUIT OF

HAPPINESS

WHAT ARE UNALIENABLE

RIGHTS?

DUE PROCESS OF LAW, NO

SELF-INCRIMINATION

WHAT IS THE 5TH

AMENDMENT?

SUPPORTED RULE  BY THE

PEOPLE

WHO IS JEFFERSON?

STATES CANNOT INTERFERE

WITH INTERSTATE COMMERCE

(THAT IS FEDERAL LAW)

GIBBONS V OGDEN

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THE "SUPREME LAW OF THE

LAND"

WHAT IS THE

CONSTITUTION?

CASH CROPS SUCH AS

TOBACCO, AND INDIGO

WHAT IS SOUTHERN

COLONIES?

SUPREME COURT'S POWER TO

DECLARE ACTS OF CONGRESS

UNCONSTITUTIONAL

WHAT IS JUDICIAL

REVIEW?

RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS

WHAT IS THE 2ND

AMENDMENT?

HEAD OF THE FEDERALIST

PARTY

WHO IS HAMILTON?

SLAVES CANNOT SUE

BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT US

CITIZENS

WHAT IS DRED SCOTT?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE FEDERALIST PAPERS

URGED ITS ADOPTION

WHAT IS THE

CONSTITUTION?

SLAVE LABOR

WHAT IS SOUTHERN

COLONIES?

LOYALTY TO ONE  REGION OF

THE COUNTRY

WHAT IS

SECTIONALISM?

FREEDOM FOR SLAVES

WHAT IS THE 13TH

AMENDMENT?

PROPOSED A TAX ON

WHISKEY,A PROTECTIVE

TARIFF, & ESTABLISHMENT OF

A NATIONAL BANK

WHO IS HAMILTON?

HE PRESIDED OVER THE 1ST 3

CASES MENTIONED

WHO IS JOHN

MARSHALL?

 CATEGORY:   

INVENTORS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

HIS INVENTION IS RESPONSIBLEFOR THE REINTRODUCTION OFSLAVERY BACK TO THESOUTH.  

 Response:   

WHO IS ELY WHITNEY?

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