Declaration of Independence
Revolutionary War
Articles of Confederation
Constitution
MISC
100

Who coined the term "we all have unalienable rights of life, liberty and property?

John Locke

100
Place the following events in the correct order


Inaguration of George Washington
French and Indian War
Passage of Stamp Act
Battle of Saratoga

French and Indian War → passage of Stamp Act → Battle of Saratoga → inauguration of George Washington

100

What type of government did the Articles of Confederation establish?

Weak Government

100

What were the names of the two opposing groups who argued for and against the ratification of the Constitution

Federalists and Anti-Federalists

100

What was the name of the decision made to include the enslaved in the representation count for the South?

3/5 Compromise

200

What year was the Declaration of Independence created?

1776

200

Which country joined the Americans in support after the Battle of Saratoga?

French
200

Critics of the Articles of Confederation claimed that it put too much power in the hands of the _________. 

States

200

The Anti-Federalists would not approve the Constitution until the __________________ was added to it. 


fill iin the blank

Bill of Rights 


protects against tyranny

200

Which branch can declare war?

Legislative Branch

300

Who was the main writer of the DOI and What was the name of the man who wrote the pamplet "Common Sense" supporting the independence movement?

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Paine

300
What was the first battle of the Revolutionary War?

Battle of Lexington and Concord

300

What is the name of the event that occurred in 1786 that demonstrated the Articles of Confederation's weaknesses?

Shay's Rebellion 

300

Federalism is the idea that power should be split in government between the ______ government and the _____ state governments. 


fill in the blank

Central - National Government

State Governments


Power should be split between central and state governments.  

300

Which branch can declare laws unconstitutional?

Judicial Branch

400

Which groups of people were excluded from the statement "All men are created equal"?

Women, Enslaved, Native Americans

400

Who was the Commander General of the Union Army?

George Washington

400

The Constitution and the AOC were similar in that they believed power should be __________ within the government. 


fill in the blank

divided/split

400

The Federalist Papers, written by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison, were in ________ of the Constitution 


fill in the blank.

SUPPORT

400

Which branch can appoint Supreme Court Justice Appointes?

 Executive Branch

500

The colonists famous slogan that spearheaded the revolution

NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION

500

What was the name of the Treaty that ended the Revolutionary War?

Treaty of Paris (1783)

500
Were the Articles of Confederation a success or a failure? Explain why. [given 2 reasons]

Failure; no military, no president, no courts, no ability to create laws, tensions between the states and the colonists

500

The Constitution has a system of ______ and ______, which leads to the separation of powers. 


List the branches of government 

Checks and Balances


Legislative, Judicial, Executive

500

What were the names of the first three presidents?

In order

George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson

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