Amendments
Core Democratic Values
Constitution
People of the Convention
Branches of the Government

100

How many amendments are there?
27

100

The government and citizens should not lie.
Truth

100

This document was ratified on September 17, 1787.
the U.S. Constitution

100

This man was the oldest man at the convention...
Benjamin Franklin

100

What are the three branches?
Legislative Executive Judicial

200

The first 10 amendments are called this.
The Bill of Rights

200

Citizens should work together for the good of all. The government should make laws that are good for everyone.
Common good

200

What are the 3 parts of the Constitution?
Preamble, the 7 Articles and the 27 amendments

200

Thought we needed a strong, central government and he fixed the nation's troubled finances...
Alexander Hamilton

200

The job of congress is to...
make laws for our nation.

300

What is the 1st amendment?
People have freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and the right to petition the Government.

300

Each citizen has the right to the protection of their life.
Life

300

How can the Constitution be changed?
Only by amendments

300

He was the master builder of the constitution and believed the fedeal government should control trade and protect people's rights...
James Madison

300

The judicial department is made up of?
judges

400

The 19th amendment gave women the right to do what?
vote

400

A devotion to our country and the core democratic values in word and deed.
Patriotism

400

How long did it take to write the Constitution?
4 months

400

He was the leader of the Constitutional Convention and the first president...
George Washington

400

Who makes up the executive branch?
The president and cabinet members

500

What did the 13th amendment do?
Made slavery illegal in the United States.

500

Name the first three Core Democratic Values.
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

500

The Constitutional Convention took place to write a document to replace which existing document?
The Articles of Confederation

500

Who was called "the wisest man in America"?
Benjamin Franklin

500

Who makes up the Legislative Branch?
Senators & house of representitives (congress)