New Nation Jeopardy

January 5, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Social Science, Law, Constitutional Law
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Jeopardy New Nation Vocabulary

Which Branch is Which?

Famous People

Constitution Crazy!

Government Grab-Bag

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Final Jeopardy

$100 Question from New Nation Vocabulary

This term means to charge and remove a public official with having done something illegal while in office.

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impeach

$200 Question from New Nation Vocabulary This term refers to a system in which each branch of government makes sure each other branch does not become too strong.

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Checks and Balances

$300 Question from New Nation Vocabulary

This term refers to a set of laws governing a state or nation.

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constitution

$400 Question from New Nation Vocabulary

This term means to formally approve.

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ratify

$500 Question from New Nation Vocabulary This term refers to the first system of government in the United States.

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Articles of Confederation

$100 Question from Which Branch is Which?

This branch has the power to debate and suggest new laws.

$100 Answer from Which Branch is Which?

Legislative

$200 Question from Which Branch is Which?

This branch’s members are appointed by the President.

$200 Answer from Which Branch is Which?

Judicial

$300 Question from Which Branch is Which? This branch settles arguments between another countries and the United States.

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Judicial

$400 Question from Which Branch is Which? This branch has the power to call a meeting of Congress.

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Executive

$500 Question from Which Branch is Which? This branch has the power to make new currency (money).

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Legislative

$100 Question from Famous People At the Constitutional Convention, this famous leader was unanimouslyelected President.

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George Washington

$200 Question from Famous People This person suggested “The Great Compromise” which established the Legislative Branch.

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Roger Sherman

$300 Question from Famous People This Massachusetts farmer staged a rebellion as a weak national government looked on (unable to put down any forces).

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Daniel Shays

$400 Question from Famous People

This is the title given to the head of the Executive Branch.

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President

$500 Question from Famous People

This famous man attended the Constitutional Convention and hand-recorded all that was said!

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James Madison

$100 Question from Constitution Crazy! In which city did the delegates to the Constitutional Convention meet?

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Philadelphia

$200 Question from Constitution Crazy! Who proposed the Great Compromise? What did it call for?

$200 Answer from Constitution Crazy! Roger Sherman; It calls for Congress to have 2 houses: the Senate (equal representation by all states) and the House of Representatives (representation based on population).

$300 Question from Constitution Crazy! People who were in favor of (liked) the Constitution called themselves this…

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Federalists

$400 Question from Constitution Crazy! What is the name given to the first 10 Amendments of the Constitution?

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The Bill of Rights

$500 Question from Constitution Crazy! What did the Virginia Plan say? What did the New Jersey Plan say?

$500 Answer from Constitution Crazy! VA Plan: Stated that states with a larger population deserved to have more representation in Congress than states with a smaller population.

NJ Plan: Stated that all states should have equal representation.

$100 Question from Government Grab-Bag If the President vetoes a bill, what fraction of the Congress must approve it in order for it to become a law?

$100 Answer from Government Grab-Bag two-thirds (2/3)

$200 Question from Government Grab-Bag What was the importance of Shays’s Rebellion?

$200 Answer from Government Grab-Bag Shays’s Rebellion revealed how weak the Articles of Confederation really were (our government couldn’t even put down a small group of angry farmers!)

$300 Question from Government Grab-Bag The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave citizens the right to…

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…bear arms.

$400 Question from Government Grab-Bag In what year was the Constitutional Convention held?

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1787

$500 Question from Government Grab-Bag What are the three main requirements for becoming President of the United States?

$500 Answer from Government Grab-Bag *You must be at least 35 years old. *You must have been born in the U.S.A. *You must have lived in the U.S.A. for the past 14 years.

Final Jeopardy Explain what is meant by a system of Checks and Balances and provide an example of how each branch checks on another branch.

Final Jeopardy Answer The system of Checks and Balances allows each branch to check up on the others before anything can be finalized. This ensures no branch can become too powerful.

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