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 D...
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.
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Foundations Jeopardy

723

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
723
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
35
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Foundations Jeopardy

  1. 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 Principles Important Documents The U.S. Constitution Declaring Independence Wildcard
  2. 2. What principle states that the government gets permission to rule from the people?
  3. 3. Consent of the governed
  4. 4. How many principles guide American government?
  5. 5. 5
  6. 6. What action do citizens take every year in a democracy?
  7. 7. Voting
  8. 8. Who gives the government its power in limited government?
  9. 9. The people
  10. 10. Electing a senator in an annual election would be an example of which principle?
  11. 11. Representative Government
  12. 12. What was the first government of the U.S. called?
  13. 13. Articles of Confederation
  14. 14. What colonial document stated that people had the right to follow any religion?
  15. 15. Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
  16. 16. What colony received its rights from a charter given by King James?
  17. 17. Jamestown
  18. 18. Who authored the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom?
  19. 19. Thomas Jefferson
  20. 20. What are the first 10 amendments of the Constitution called?
  21. 21. Bill of Rights
  22. 22. Who lacked the power to enforce laws, control the military, and tax under the Articles of Confederation?
  23. 23. The national government
  24. 24. How many amendments are there in the Constitution total?
  25. 25. 27
  26. 26. What city was the Constitution written in?
  27. 27. Philadelphia
  28. 28. What is the first part of the Constitution called?
  29. 29. The Preamble
  30. 30. What is the U.S.’s birthday?
  31. 31. July 4, 1776
  32. 32. What are the 4 parts of the Preamble?
  33. 33. 1. Form a Union 2. Establish Justice 3. Ensure Peace 4. Provide Defense
  34. 34. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
  35. 35. Thomas Jefferson
  36. 36. What unalienable rights did the Declaration say all people had?
  37. 37. “ life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”
  38. 38. What were 2 major complaints against the king?
  39. 39. Taxation, No Representation, No Self Rule, Military in Colonies
  40. 40. What were the 4 parts of the Declaration of Independence?
  41. 41. 1. Grievances against king 2. Declared Independence 3. Unalienable Rights 4. All people are equal (sort of)
  42. 42. What does ratification mean?
  43. 43. To formally approve
  44. 44. What is the term for a detailed, written plan of government?
  45. 45. Constitution
  46. 46. What are the two legislative houses of the U.S. Government called?
  47. 47. Senate and House of Representatives
  48. 48. What is a confederation?
  49. 49. A loose alliance of states
  50. 50. What form of government divides power between state and national governments?
  51. 51. Federalism
  52. 52. The 2nd Amendment of the Constitution gives you the right...
  53. 53. … to bear arms.
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×