The Constitution
The American Revolution
The Declaration of Independence
Slavery
The New World

100

A document that describes how a government will work.

What is the Constitution?

100

The country the colonies were fighting against.

What is Britain?

100

The document that announced that the American colonies were breaking away from Great Britain and explained why.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

100

Where majority of the slaves were from.

What is Africa?

100

This continent was called "The New World" in the 1400s

What is North America?

200

The number of branches the Constitution has.

What is three?

200

The person leading the Continental army.

Who is George Washington?

200

The young man who was largely responsible for writing the Declaration of Independence.

Who is Thomas Jefferson?

200

The country that controlled most of the American colonies.

What is Britain?

200

He was was the first explorer to claim part of the New World for his country?

Who is Christopher Columbus?

300

The city where the  Constitutional Convention was held in 1787.

What is Philadelphia?

300

A person who performs a service for free.

What is a volunteer?

300

This is what Jefferson wanted to end with the Declaration of Independence, but nobody agreed with him.

What is slave trade?

300

This is how slaves kept hope alive.

What is music/spiritual songs?

300

The country Christopher Columbus was an explorer for.

What is Spain?

400

The first document that set up the first government of the United States; the government had limited power.

What is the Articles of Confederation?

400

A soldier hired to fight for a foreign country.

What is a mercenary?

400

The group of leaders who helped form the new American nation.

Who are founding fathers?

400

This is where most of the slaves ended up working in the colonies.

What are plantations?

400

The country/region Christopher Columbus was actually looking for when he found the Americas.

What is China./What is East Indies./What is Asia?

500

The document set up in 1215 by English Barons, later used as inspiration for the Articles of Confederation.

What is the Magna Carta?

500

The city where the peace treaty was signed to end the war between Great Britain and America.

What is Paris?

500

The pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in simple language to convince colonists to support independence.

What is Common Sense?

500

The exchange of slaves and goods between Europe, the Americas, and Africa.

What is triangular trade?

500

The year Columbus landed on the first island in the New World.

What is 1492?