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8TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES

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DEFINE THIS

DEFINE

THIS

GIVE THE DEFINITION OF THE

TERM

I KNOW THAT...

I KNOW

THAT

GIVE THE TERM FOR THE

DEFINITION

MORE TERMS

MORE

TERMS

GIVE THE TERM OR DEFINITION

WORDS, WORDS, WORDS

WORDS

WORDS

WORDS

GIVE THE TERM OR DEFINE THE

TERM

I KNOW THAT TOO...

I KNOW

THAT TOO

GIVE THE DEFINITION FOR

EACH TERM

THAT'S EASY

THAT'S

EASY

GIVE THE DEFINITION OF THE

TERM OR THE TERM

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Response 1

AMEND

WHAT IS TO CHANGE

FOR THE BETTER?

A LARGE ESTATE RUN BY AN

OWNER OR MANAGER AND

FARMED BY LABORERS WHO

LIVED THERE

WHAT IS A

PLANTATION?

CHECKS AND BALANCES

WHAT LIMITS

GOVERNMENT SO THAT NO

AN ORDER PROHIBITING TRADE

WITH ANOTHER COUNTRY

WHAT IS AN EMBARGO?

MILITIA

WHAT IS A GROUP OF

CIVILIANS TRAINED TO

1828 - PRESIDENT FAVORED

STATES RIGHTS AND STRONG

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT IN THE

SOUTH

WHAT IS THE

JACKSONIAN AGE?

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400 POINTS


Response 2

MAYFLOWER COMPACT

WHAT IS A FORMAL

DOCUMENT THAT

TO GATHER TOGETHER AS A

GROUP

WHAT IS ASSEMBLY?

THE FIRST TEN AMENDMENTS

THAT LIMIT THE POWERS OF

GOVERNMENT AND PROTECT

THE CIVIL LIBERTIES OF

INDIVIDUALS IN THE U.S.

WHAT IS THE BILL OF

RIGHTS?

TO CANCEL AN ACT OR LAW

WHAT IS REPEAL?

CONSTITUTION

WHAT IS A FORMAL

PLAN OF GOVERNMENT?

3/5 COMPROMISE

WHAT IS COUNTING

EACH SLAVE AS 3/5'S

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Response 3

PATRIOT

WHO ARE AMERICAN

COLONISTS WHO FOUGHT

A GROUP FORMED FROM THE

DEMOCRAT PARTY SPLIT

WHAT IS A WHIG?

SEPARATION OF POWERS

WHAT KEEPS ANY ONE

BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT

DELETING MATERIAL THAT IS

CONSIDERED BY SOME AS

HARMFUL

WHAT IS CENSORSHIP?

REPRESENTATIVE

GOVERNMENT

WHAT IS THE TYPE OF

GOVERNMENT THAT

GIVE OFFICAL APPROVAL

WHAT IS RATIFY?

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Response 4

HOUSE OF BURGESS

WHAT ARE TOWN

REPRESENTATIVES WHO

A PERSON WHO STRONGLY

BELIEVES IN DOING AWAY WITH

SLAVERY

WHAT IS AN

ABOLITIONIST?

A FORMAL REQUEST

WHAT IS A PETITION?

POLITICAL PARTIES

WHAT ARE SEPARATE

GROUPS WITH DIVIDED

JUDICIAL REVIEW

WHAT IS THE RIGHT OF

THE SUPREME COURT TO

THE REORGANIZATION AND

REBUILDING OF THE FORMER

CONFEDERATE STATES AFTER

THE CIVIL WAR

WHAT IS

RECONSTRUCTION?

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1000 POINTS


Response 5

EMANCIPATION

WHAT IS THE FREEDOM

OF ALL AFRICAN

SOME OF THE GREATEST

POLITICAL LEADERS WHO

BEGAN TO GOVERN THE

CONGRESS

WHAT IS THE

CONTINENTAL CONGRESS?

MANIFEST DESTINY

WHAT IS THE COUNTRY

EXPANDING ITS

TRIANGULAR TRADE

WHAT IS A TRADE

ROUTE THAT EXCHANGED

DEMOCRACY

WHAT IS THE RIGHT TO

SPEAK YOUR POLITICAL

UNALIENABLE

WHAT IS A

NONTRANSFERABLE, NOT

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WHO IS ROBERT E.LEE?

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Explanation

WHAT AM I...

WHAT AM

I...

DEFINE EACH TERM OR GIVE

THE TERM

HAVE A DATE

HAVE A

DATE

GIVE THE DATE FOR THE

FOLLOWING EVENTS

ITS ALL FEDERAL

ITS ALL

FEDERAL

EXPLAIN OR DESCRIBE THE

TERM OR EVENT

MORE DATES

MORE

DATES

EXPLAIN WHAT HAPPENED ON

THE DATE OR GIVE THE YEAR

OF THE EVENT

PEOPLE OF INTEREST

NOTABLE

PEOPLE

NAME THE PERSON

ASSOCIATED WITH THE

DESCRIPTION

READ THIS...

READ

THIS...

NAME THE AUTHOR

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Response 1

FEDERALIST

WHO ARE SUPPORTERS

OF THE CONSTITUTION?

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF

JAMESTOWN, THE FIRST

PERMANENT ENGLISH

SETTLEMENT

WHAT IS 1607?

FEDERALISM

WHAT IS THE

DISTRIBUTION OF POWER

1492

WHAT IS THE

DISCOVERY OF AMERICA

OLDEST DELEGATE TO THE

CONSTITUTIONAL

CONVENTION

WHO IS BEN FRANKLIN?

POOR RICHARD'S ALMANAC

WHO IS BEN FRANKLIN?

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Response 2

OUR NATIONS FIRST

CONSTITUTION, ADOPTED IN

1781 BY THE SECOND

CONTINENTAL CONGRESS

WHAT ARE THE

ARTICLES OF

SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION

OF INDEPENDENCE

WHAT IS 1776?

A SERIES OF ESSAYS THAT

SUPPORTED A FORM OF

GOVERNMENT THAT DIVIDED

POWER BETWEEN A STRONG

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND

THE STATES

WHAT ARE THE

FEDERALIST PAPERS?

MAGNA CARTA LIMITED

POWER OF THE KING OF

ENGLAND

WHAT IS 1215?

KING OF ENGLAND DURING THE

AMERICAN REVOLUTION

WHO IS KING GEORGE

III?

LEATHERSTOCKING TALES

WHO IS JAMES

FENIMORE COOPER?

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Response 3

TAKING AN ACTIVE ROLE IN

IMPROVING THE COMMUNITY

AND THE EXPERIENCES OF

OTHER MEMBERS OF THE

COMMUNITY

WHAT IS CIVIC

VIRTUE?

THE TIME WHEN DELEGATES

DRAFTED, DEBATED,

COMPROMISED, AND

APPROVED THE CONSTITUTION

FOR RATIFICATION

WHAT IS MAY-SEPT.

1787?

PEOPLE WHO FAVORED

RATIFICATION OF THE

CONSTITUTION AND THE

FEDERALIST FORM OF

GOVERNMENT

WHO ARE FEDERALISTS?

FIRST INTRODUCTION OF

SLAVERY AND WOMEN TO

VIRGINIA COLONY

WHAT IS 1619?

BRITISH GENERAL WHO LOST

AT YORKTOWN

WHO IS CORNWALLIS?

COMMON SENSE; IT'S SUCH A

PAIN

WHO IS THOMAS PAINE?

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Response 4

THE DISTRIBUTION OF POWER

BETWEEN FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT AND THE

STATES WITHIN A UNION

WHAT IS FEDERALISM?

THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE

WHAT IS 1803?

JAMES MADISON, ALEXANDER

HAMILTON, AND JOHN JAY

WHO WROTE THE

FEDERALIST PAPERS?

AGE OF REASON

WHAT IS 1700

GENERAL OF THE

CONTINENTAL ARMY

WHO IS GEORGE

WASHINGTON?

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY

HOLLOW

WHO IS WASHINGTON

IRVING?

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2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE DOCUMENT GUARANTYING

CERTAIN RIGHTS TO ENGLISH

CITIZENS AND DECLARED

FREQUENT ELECTIONS FOR

PARLIMENT

WHAT IS THE ENGLISH

BILL OF RIGHTS?

THE YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR

WHAT IS 1861-1865?

THOSE OPPOSED TO THE

CONSTITUTION BECAUSE THEY

FEARED THE POWER OF THE

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT IN

THE NEW FEDERAL SYSTEM

WHAT ARE

ANTI-FEDERALISTS?

1730-1740

WHAT IS THE GREAT

AWAKENING?

LED GROUPS OF 2000

FARMERS TO SAVE FARMS; A

REBEL WITH A CAUSE

WHO IS DANIEL SHAYS?

CONCORD HYMN

WHO IS RALPH WALDO

EMERSON?

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WHO IS ROBERT E.LEE?

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