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The 50 - first part

  1. 1. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement, was founded in 1607.<br />Jamestown<br />
  2. 2. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />The Declaration of Independence was signed July 4, 1776 (Written by Thomas Jefferson).<br />Declaration of Independence<br />
  3. 3. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />.<br />3. The Constitution of the United States was written in 1787- James Madison is the “Father”<br />Constitution<br />
  4. 4. Sold!<br />To the United States for $15 million!<br />10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />4. President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803.<br />Louisiana Territory<br />
  5. 5. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />5. The Civil War was fought from 1861-1865.<br />Civil War<br />Union<br />Confederates<br />
  6. 6. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />6. The first battle of the American Revolution was at Lexington and Concordin April 1775. <br />Lexington and Concord<br />That’s good stuff!<br />Hey Ralph! I bet they hear this shot ‘round the world!<br />
  7. 7. http://www.britishbattles.com/battle-yorktown.htm<br />10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />7. The British defeat in 1781 at Yorktown, Virginia by George Washington’s troops signaled the end of the American Revolution.<br />Yorktown<br />
  8. 8. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />8. A tariff is a tax on goods brought into a country (designed to protect home industries).<br />tariff<br />Foreign Merchant<br />
  9. 9. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />9. The Three Branches of Government are the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches. <br />Legislative, Executive and Judicial<br />
  10. 10. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />10. Checks and Balances is a system set up by the Constitution in which each branch of the federal government has the power to check, or control, the actions of the other branches.<br />Checks and Balances<br />
  11. 11. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />11. Federalism is the sharing of power between the states and the national government.<br />Federalism<br />
  12. 12. Have you got anything without Spam in it?<br />That’s got Spam in it!<br />10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />12. The Magna Carta, signed in 1215 by King John, was the first document that limited power of the ruler.<br />Magna Carta<br />Magna Carta, 1215<br />“No freeman shall be seized … except by the lawful judgment of his peers (equals), or by the law of the land.”<br />I don’t like Spam!<br />
  13. 13. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />Ben Franklin<br />13. wrote the Albany Plan of Union – “Join or Die!” He also signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.<br />An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. <br />Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. <br />Energy and persistence conquer all things.<br />He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. <br />He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. <br />Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. <br />I am in the prime of senility. <br />Well done is better than well said. <br />Creditors have better memories than debtors. <br />Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.<br />
  14. 14. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />14. George Washingtonwas the leader of the Continental Army who later became the first President of the United States .<br />George Washington<br />
  15. 15. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />15. A patriot is someone who supported American independence during the Revolution.<br /> patriot<br />I’m a Patriot, too!<br />TOUCHDOWN!<br />
  16. 16. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br /> loyalist<br />16. A loyalist is someone who supported maintaining British rule over the colonies during the Revolution.<br />Why don’t you hold the end of this electrified string, you dirty loyalist!<br />I sure do like England, Dad.<br />
  17. 17. Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts<br />Colonization Through the Civil War<br />“It’s cooler than ICE!”<br />17. King George III of England: He offended the colonies with his taxes and abuses of our rights as Englishmen. <br />King George III<br />King George III – Statue being pulled down<br />
  18. 18. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />18. The Declaration of Independence - a list of grievances against King George III - was written by Thomas Jefferson-July 4, 1776. It declared the colonies independent from England.<br />Declaration of Independence<br />Dear Georgie,<br />You stink.<br />Love, Tom<br />
  19. 19. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />19. Unalienable rights are rights that cannot be given up, taken away or transferred. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, are some of those rights.<br />Unalienable Rights<br />Arf!<br />I am the King of this kennel, and I will take them If I want!<br />Bark!!<br />Grrrrr… My Rights are God-given, natural rights and you can’t take them from me!! <br />Woof!<br />
  20. 20. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />20. The Articles of Confederation – Our 1st National government with one branch (legislative). The states have most of the power. It would be replaced by the Constitution in 1787.<br />Articles of Confederation<br />Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation<br /><ul><li>No executive branch
  21. 21. No levying of taxes
  22. 22. No judicial branch
  23. 23. No regulation of trade</li></li></ul><li>10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />Separation of Powers<br />21. Separation of Powers: system in which each branch of government has its own powers.<br />Judicial<br />Executive<br />Legislative<br />Interprets Laws<br />Executes Laws<br />Makes Laws<br />
  24. 24. YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />YES!<br />10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />22. means to approve by vote.<br />Ratify<br />Great. Now that we have all signed the Constitution, will the states vote for it?<br />Sweet! Now the Constitution is RATIFIED!<br />
  25. 25. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />3/4<br />23. Amend means to change. As in amend the Constitution so it works better. Amendment = change to the Constitution<br />Amend<br />I can amend the Amendments!<br />amend<br />2/3<br />Amendment<br />
  26. 26. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />24. The Bill of Rights - 1st ten amendments to the Constitution --designed to protect our individual liberties.<br />Bill of Rights<br />
  27. 27. 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.<br />25. The First Amendment<br />Protects the freedom of…<br />Religion <br />Assembly<br />Press<br />Petition<br />Speech<br />

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