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  • 1. 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 Theory Boring Questions Who am I? Philadelphia, 1787 Composition 3
  • 2. This governmental theory suggests that power is obtained by the strongest
  • 3. Force Theory
  • 4. This theory suggests that governments arose our of smaller organizations…family, clan, etc.
  • 5. Evolutionary theory
  • 6. This theory suggests that God gives leaders the right to rule.
  • 7. Divine Right Theory
  • 8. This theory suggests that governments are an agreement between the leaders and the governed
  • 9. Social contract theory
  • 10. “ O’Doyle rules” is an example of this governmental theory
  • 11. Force theory
  • 12. A state must have these four qualities: population, territory, ________________, and government
  • 13. Sovereignty
  • 14. The institution through which a society makes and enforces its public policies is known as ________________
  • 15. Government
  • 16. When a single person holds absolute power, this is known as an autocracy; when a small group of people hold power, this is known as a/an __________________
  • 17. oligarchy
  • 18. An alliance of independent states is known as a ______________ government
  • 19. Confederate
  • 20. When the executive branch (president or prime minister) is selected by the legislative branch, this is a ________________ government
  • 21. Parliamentary
  • 22. I was the oldest signer at the Constitutional Convention
  • 23. Ben Franklin
  • 24. Even though I was part of a committee, I did all of the work in writing the Declaration of Independence
  • 25. Thomas Jefferson
  • 26. I was a Pennsylvania governor and opposed John Adams’ ideas at the Second Continental Congress
  • 27. John Dickinson
  • 28. I was the father of the Constitution and offered up the Virginia Plan
  • 29. James Madison
  • 30. I was that young annoying guy from South Carolina in the film John Adams .
  • 31. Edward Rutledge
  • 32. The small states favored this plan for government.
  • 33. New Jersey Plan
  • 34. In the Great Compromise, slaves were counted as _____ of a person
  • 35. Three-fifths
  • 36. The Virginia Plan: unicameral or bicameral legislature?
  • 37. Bicameral
  • 38. In the document written in 1787, what is its first word?
  • 39. We
  • 40. The Constitutional Convention was held to correct (or re-do) what document?
  • 41. Articles of Confederation
  • 42. What are the unalienable rights?
  • 43. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
  • 44. How many changes did the committee make to the original draft of the Declaration of Independence?
  • 45. 86 (+/- 10)
  • 46. In the Declaration of Independence, who is “He”?
  • 47. George III
  • 48. This is the break-up letter with England
  • 49. Declaration of Independence
  • 50. Place the three documents in order from oldest to newest: US Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation
  • 51. Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, US Constitution