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 Question...
This governmental theory suggests that power is obtained by the strongest
Force Theory
This theory suggests that governments arose our of smaller organizations…family, clan, etc.
Evolutionary theory
This theory suggests that God gives leaders the right to rule.
Divine Right Theory
This theory suggests that governments are an agreement between the leaders and the governed
Social contract theory
“ O’Doyle rules” is an example of this governmental theory
Force theory
A state must have these four qualities: population, territory, ________________, and government
Sovereignty
The institution through which a society makes and enforces its public policies is known as ________________
Government
When a single person holds absolute power, this is known as an autocracy; when a small group of people hold power, this is...
oligarchy
An alliance of independent states is known as a ______________ government
Confederate
When the executive branch (president or prime minister) is selected by the legislative branch, this is a ________________ ...
Parliamentary
I was the oldest signer at the Constitutional Convention
Ben Franklin
Even though I was part of a committee, I did all of the work in writing the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
I was a Pennsylvania governor and opposed John Adams’ ideas at the Second Continental Congress
John Dickinson
I was the father of the Constitution and offered up the Virginia Plan
James Madison
I was that young annoying guy from South Carolina in the film  John Adams .
Edward Rutledge
The small states favored this plan for government.
New Jersey Plan
In the Great Compromise, slaves were counted as _____ of a person
Three-fifths
The Virginia Plan: unicameral or bicameral legislature?
Bicameral
In the document written in 1787, what is its first word?
We
The Constitutional Convention was held to correct (or re-do) what document?
Articles of Confederation
What are the unalienable rights?
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
How many changes did the committee make to the original draft of the Declaration of Independence?
86 (+/- 10)
In the Declaration of Independence, who is “He”?
George III
This is the break-up letter with England
Declaration of Independence
Place the three documents in order from oldest to newest: US Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confed...
Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, US Constitution
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Origins Jeopardy 2

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

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