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  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement, was founded in 1607.
    Jamestown
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    The Declaration of Independence was signed July 4, 1776 (Written by Thomas Jefferson).
    Declaration of Independence
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
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    3. The Constitution of the United States was written in 1787- James Madison is the “Father”
    Constitution
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    To the United States for $15 million!
    10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    4. President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803.
    Louisiana Territory
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    5. The Civil War was fought from 1861-1865.
    Civil War
    Union
    Confederates
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    6. The first battle of the American Revolution was at Lexington and Concordin April 1775.
    Lexington and Concord
    That’s good stuff!
    Hey Ralph! I bet they hear this shot ‘round the world!
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    10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    7. The British defeat in 1781 at Yorktown, Virginia by George Washington’s troops signaled the end of the American Revolution.
    Yorktown
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    8. A tariff is a tax on goods brought into a country (designed to protect home industries).
    tariff
    Foreign Merchant
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    9. The Three Branches of Government are the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches.
    Legislative, Executive and Judicial
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    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.
    Checks and Balances
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    11. Federalism is the sharing of power between the states and the national government.
    Federalism
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    That’s got Spam in it!
    10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    12. The Magna Carta, signed in 1215 by King John, was the first document that limited power of the ruler.
    Magna Carta
    Magna Carta, 1215
    “No freeman shall be seized … except by the lawful judgment of his peers (equals), or by the law of the land.”
    I don’t like Spam!
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    Ben Franklin
    13. wrote the Albany Plan of Union – “Join or Die!” He also signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
    An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
    Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
    Energy and persistence conquer all things.
    He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
    He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
    Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
    I am in the prime of senility.
    Well done is better than well said.
    Creditors have better memories than debtors.
    Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    14. George Washingtonwas the leader of the Continental Army who later became the first President of the United States .
    George Washington
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    15. A patriot is someone who supported American independence during the Revolution.
    patriot
    I’m a Patriot, too!
    TOUCHDOWN!
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    loyalist
    16. A loyalist is someone who supported maintaining British rule over the colonies during the Revolution.
    Why don’t you hold the end of this electrified string, you dirty loyalist!
    I sure do like England, Dad.
  • Doug & Steve’s Super 100 Greatest American History Facts
    Colonization Through the Civil War
    “It’s cooler than ICE!”
    17. King George III of England: He offended the colonies with his taxes and abuses of our rights as Englishmen.
    King George III
    King George III – Statue being pulled down
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    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.
    Declaration of Independence
    Dear Georgie,
    You stink.
    Love, Tom
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    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.
    Unalienable Rights
    Arf!
    I am the King of this kennel, and I will take them If I want!
    Bark!!
    Grrrrr… My Rights are God-given, natural rights and you can’t take them from me!!
    Woof!
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    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.
    Articles of Confederation
    Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
    • No executive branch
    • No levying of taxes
    • No judicial branch
    • No regulation of trade
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    Separation of Powers
    21. Separation of Powers: system in which each branch of government has its own powers.
    Judicial
    Executive
    Legislative
    Interprets Laws
    Executes Laws
    Makes Laws
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    10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    22. means to approve by vote.
    Ratify
    Great. Now that we have all signed the Constitution, will the states vote for it?
    Sweet! Now the Constitution is RATIFIED!
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    3/4
    23. Amend means to change. As in amend the Constitution so it works better. Amendment = change to the Constitution
    Amend
    I can amend the Amendments!
    amend
    2/3
    Amendment
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    24. The Bill of Rights - 1st ten amendments to the Constitution --designed to protect our individual liberties.
    Bill of Rights
  • 10th grade Social Studies TAKS ReviewThe 50 50 facts about U.S. History that will help you ace the SS TAKS test.
    25. The First Amendment
    Protects the freedom of…
    Religion
    Assembly
    Press
    Petition
    Speech