Bill of Rights Jeopardy

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Bill of Rights Jeopardy

  1. 2. 2 points 3 points 4 points 5 points 6 points 7 points 7 points 6 points 5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 2 points 3 points 4 points 5 points 6 points 7 points 7 points 6 points 5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 2 points 3 points 4 points 5 points 6 points 7 points Final Round : Double Jeopardy Question Team 2 : Team 1 : Types of Government The Bill of Rights The Constitution The Amendments Principles of the Constitution
  2. 3. Types of Government: 2 Points The Question Is : In a democracy, the government is elected by who? Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : The people
  3. 4. Types of Government: 3 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : A country that is ruled by a single leader. The Question Is : What is a dictatorship?
  4. 5. Types of Government: 4 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : It also has a democratic government that limits the monarch’s control. The Question Is : How is a constitutional monarchy different from a regular monarchy?
  5. 6. Types of Government: 5 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : After a civil war, when a government has been destroyed and rival groups are fighting to take its place. The Question Is : What is a situation in which anarchy might likely occur?
  6. 7. Types of Government: 6 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : Developed the “rule of law” common to all citizens and developed advanced forms of representative government The Question Is : How did the ancient Romans effect the evolution of democracy?
  7. 8. Types of Government: 7 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : The ancient Greeks, the ancient Romans, the Bible, and the Magna Carta The Question Is : Name four sources of democracy.
  8. 9. The Bill of Rights: 2 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : What does the 5 th amendment say, in reference to a person’s testimony? The Answer Is : That a person does not have to give testimony, in court, that might incriminate him or her
  9. 10. The Bill of Rights: 3 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : After a person has been found innocent of a crime, can that person be tried again, for the same crime, at a later time? The Answer Is : No
  10. 11. The Bill of Rights: 4 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : What does the 3 rd amendment allow, and why did it come about? The Answer Is : It restricts the quartering of soldiers in people’s homes, and was influenced by British actions during colonial times.
  11. 12. The Bill of Rights: 5 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : What are four things that are guaranteed by the first amendment? The Answer Is : Freedom of religion, speech, the press, and the rights of assembly and petition
  12. 13. The Bill of Rights: 6 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : What does the tenth amendment say? The Answer Is : All powers not given to the states belong to the national government
  13. 14. The Bill of Rights: 7 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : What is something that the government can do if they need land for a highway? The Answer Is : They can take the land from whoever owns it, as long as they pay a fair price for it
  14. 15. The Constitution: 2 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : The President The Question Is : Who is the executive branch of government headed by?
  15. 16. The Constitution: 3 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : The introduction to the Constitution The Question Is : What is the Preamble?
  16. 17. The Constitution: 4 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : National The Question Is When national laws are in conflict with state laws, which one should be followed?
  17. 18. The Constitution: 5 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : Congress, the Senate, and House of Representatives The Question Is : The Constitution gave legislative (lawmaking) powers to _________, made up of ________ and ________.
  18. 19. The Constitution: 6 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : Supreme Court, Congress The Question Is : Judicial power was given to the ________ and organized by _______.
  19. 20. The Constitution: 7 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : 1787, Articles I-VII The Question Is : What year was the Constitution written in, and what Articles did it include?
  20. 21. The Amendments: 2 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : Changes or additions to the constitution The Question Is : What is an amendment?
  21. 22. The Amendments: 3 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : What amendment allowed women the right to vote? The Answer Is : The 19 th amendment
  22. 23. The Amendments: 4 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : The 13 th amendment The Question Is : Which amendment abolished slavery?
  23. 24. The Amendments: 5 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : That Congress has the power to collect income taxes The Question Is : What does the 16 th amendment say?
  24. 25. The amendments: 6 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : 15 th , 19 th , 23 rd , 24 th , 26 th The Question Is : What are amendments that have to do with voting rights (name at least 3 to get points)?
  25. 26. The Amendments: 7 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : African-Americans get the right to vote, women get the right to vote, qualified citizens 18 years or older may vote The Question Is : What did the 15 th , 19 th , and 26 th amendments do?
  26. 27. Principles of Constitution: 2 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : The state’s population The Question Is : What determines the number of representatives each state has in the House?
  27. 28. Principles of Constitution: 3 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : Separation of powers The Question Is : What is “the sharing of power among three branches of government?”
  28. 29. Principles of Constitution: 4 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : Proposed laws that are introduced in Congress by senators and representatives The Question Is : What are bills?
  29. 30. Principles of Constitution: 5 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : The President The Question Is : Who prepares the federal budget, directs national security affairs, and appoints many high-ranking officials?
  30. 31. Principles of Constitution: 6 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : The authority that courts have to overturn laws they believe are unconstitutional The Question Is : What is judicial review?
  31. 32. Principles of Constitution: 7 Points Stop! Time’s Up! The Answer Is : Powers given specifically to the national government by the Constitution, powers held by the states, and powers given to both the national and state governments The Question Is : What are delegated powers, reserved powers, and concurrent powers?
  32. 33. Stop! Time’s Up! The Question Is : In a democracy, the people of the country gets to elect its representatives. In an autocracy, the government is ruled by a single person with unlimited power, and an oligarchy is a government in which a few people have power. The Question Is : Explain the difference between democracy, autocracy, and oligarchy.

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