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  • 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 Principles Important Documents The U.S. Constitution Declaring Independence Wildcard
  • What principle states that the government gets permission to rule from the people?
  • Consent of the governed
  • How many principles guide American government?
  • 5
  • What action do citizens take every year in a democracy?
  • Voting
  • Who gives the government its power in limited government?
  • The people
  • Electing a senator in an annual election would be an example of which principle?
  • Representative Government
  • What was the first government of the U.S. called?
  • Articles of Confederation
  • What colonial document stated that people had the right to follow any religion?
  • Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
  • What colony received its rights from a charter given by King James?
  • Jamestown
  • Who authored the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom?
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • What are the first 10 amendments of the Constitution called?
  • Bill of Rights
  • Who lacked the power to enforce laws, control the military, and tax under the Articles of Confederation?
  • The national government
  • How many amendments are there in the Constitution total?
  • 27
  • What city was the Constitution written in?
  • Philadelphia
  • What is the first part of the Constitution called?
  • The Preamble
  • What is the U.S.’s birthday?
  • July 4, 1776
  • What are the 4 parts of the Preamble?
  • 1. Form a Union 2. Establish Justice 3. Ensure Peace 4. Provide Defense
  • Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • What unalienable rights did the Declaration say all people had?
  • “ life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”
  • What were 2 major complaints against the king?
  • Taxation, No Representation, No Self Rule, Military in Colonies
  • What were the 4 parts of the Declaration of Independence?
  • 1. Grievances against king 2. Declared Independence 3. Unalienable Rights 4. All people are equal (sort of)
  • What does ratification mean?
  • To formally approve
  • What is the term for a detailed, written plan of government?
  • Constitution
  • What are the two legislative houses of the U.S. Government called?
  • Senate and House of Representatives
  • What is a confederation?
  • A loose alliance of states
  • What form of government divides power between state and national governments?
  • Federalism
  • The 2nd Amendment of the Constitution gives you the right...
  • … to bear arms.